L.R.Baggs EAS-C Element Aktive System

Element Active System Piezo

  • Undersaddle pickup for nylon stringed instruments
  • Soundhole mounted volume control
  • Active preamp in the endpin
  • Battery clip for a 9V block
  • Complete set

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Pickup System Piezo
Microphone No
Preamp Installation Sound Hole
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Opinion of a professional guitarist (20 years of experience on nylon)

Alain204, 21.02.2013
I tried many systems before this one, and I must confess that it is one of the best that can be found on the market in this price range ...
Note: an inevitable hardness, but relatively bearable compared to other piezos.
Naturally the top is to combine this micro-proximity strings with an external electrostatic microphone that will bring the fluid grain and the outer sounds of the guitar.
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Easy to install - inspire speech and sound

meoneomusic, 01.09.2014
I have put this pickup in an Ibanez Andorra Classic Recital, for easy recordings at live performances.

The instruction booklet with small sketches is in English, and refreshes concisely and precisely, with good tips for installation (mass and fitting of the bridge, protection of the bridge during drilling, etc - very good). The installation with care and string change took me about 2 hours. I have attached the piece of Velcro tape for the battery compartment attachment with 'sticking instead of drilling' (and not just rely on the double-sided adhesive film). It is also important to allow the end of the transducer to protrude at least 3mm (the end does not decrease), or to drill the hole in the bridge at the best and also to start 2-3 mm next to the web to round out the hole Without damaging the bottom of the web.

Bridge on it, strings and voices - done!

The sound is perfect, and the response to all the strings and pitches is equally uniform - wonderful.

The LR Baggs Transducer is obviously also giving little mechanical bumps and takes all the strings equally - in comparison: before I had the same guitar equipped with a B-Band Acoustic Soundboard Transducer AST 1470, which could not convince sound - and then with a B- Band UnderSaddle Transducer UST Pickup 22R, which despite all the fine-mechanical efforts on both E-strings fell too strongly in the speech.

Summa Summarum - the LR Baggs EAS-C Active element stays with me.
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