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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David8581, 07.12.2018
I used this pickup on an old classical guitar. It sounds fantastic, doesn't require much alteration, and is discreet. I have compared it to Fishman systems and personally prefer the L.R. Baggs. In terms of features, it doesn't have many (just volume) and doesn't have a battery compartment. This is not a major problem though, as long as you put it in a solid place and are firm when replacing the battery. Personally I did not find the lack of things like EQ, tuner or phase to be a big deal as the sound was very good and I can tweak EQ from the amp, I prefer external tuners, and don't mess with phase too much.

I would recommend this pickup if someone's looking for a good, no nonsense pickup. I will be looking for an L.R. Baggs system in the next acoustic guitar I buy.
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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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