Artec Edge Z

Preamp for acoustic guitars

  • Upper bout version 3-band EQ
  • Presence control
  • Volume control
  • Phase switch
  • Built-in tuner with LCD display
  • Battery status indicator
  • "Inner Clamp System" (no screws required for installation)
  • FLIP-HOOD system to change batteries simple and quick
  • Requires 9 V battery
  • Dimensions (H x W x D): 90 x 56 x 42 mm
  • Colour: Black
  • Incl. Output jack
  • Without pickup

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Jonathan8130, 01.12.2014
For the price can't go wrong!
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Analogue interface for acoustic guitars

Dieter194, 01.02.2014
I was looking for a good alternative pickup system for my Martin-000 for fast, easy amplification at small living room or coffeehouse concerts, without investing a building society contract.

For this I had the Artec Edge Z outgucked. In connection with a Shadow SH99 Untersteg piezo pickup I have tested this first in a 40EUR guitar, which had installed a similar system. After I was really positively surprised by the sound quality and the sound control, I also dared to go to the Martin because the saw work had to be invested considerably and irrevocably into the instrument.

However, the work can be mastered with the necessary care and a little manual skill without problems. Through the stencil of the packaging one has a valuable help in transferring the measurements to the instrument. The rounding of the Edge Z is adapted to the side edge and is therefore not evenly round. So you have to look a little to find the right position.

With the Dremel the hole for the Artec can be easily cut out. The mounting is likewise child-friendly and the clamping screw is gentle on the instrument. Now drill a hole for the enclosed jacks. The mounting of the socket was a little tedious, as the Martin only has the small, narrow body and one with the hand almost not far enough through the sound hole in the instrument. The connection of piezo and socket with the Edge Z is easy via the two different jack plugs. Insertion of the battery also, by the tilt clip closure of the device.

After completion I am totally excited by the result, especially since the whole hardware did not cost EUR 80.-. The sound control is completely satisfactory, with the phase switching you have an additional possibility to influence the sound. The tuner works precisely and clearly. All in all a worthwhile upgrade of my Martin.

I have thought that I have to retrofit my Ovation Balladeer from 1980, which has only a volume control, with the Edge Z too.
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