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SNAMM '15 - Willcox Guitars Atlantis & Saber Bass Demos

July 10, 2015
See and hear the company's flagship 6-string and 5-string models equipped with their LightWave optical pickup system for maximum tonal flexibility.
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Bass Bench: Positioning Piezo Pickups on an Acoustic Bass Guitar

June 12, 2015
When the piezo is under high pressure, the resulting tones can be harsh, unnaturally direct, and overly percussive.
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Summer NAMM '14 - Blue Note Woodworks Acousta-Electra “Crossover” Demo

August 11, 2014
Oregon-based luthier shows off his latest piezo-equipped 6-string electric.
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Inside Ovation's Acoustic Pickup Evolution

June 16, 2013
Under the hood of Ovation's innovative pickup system from 1973
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Schertler Introduces the Basik Acoustic Pickup

May 13, 2013
Schertler has introduced the Basik acoustic pickup system as the ideal compliment to any acoustic instrument from guitars to mandolins, banjos to ukuleles.
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Schertler Introduces Magentico Pickups

April 8, 2013
At this year’s Frankfurt Musikmesse, Swiss manufacturer Schertler introduces MAGNETICO, a revolutionary new magnetic pickup series for fretted instruments.
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A Piezo Pioneer

March 11, 2013
Dig into the inner workings of the Takamine PT-007S, one of the earliest—and most successfully integrated—amplified acoustic guitars.
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Piezo and Optical Bass Pickups

September 5, 2012
The piezo transducer has mainly found its niche in acoustic instruments, while optical pickups still fight for visibility.
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Saddle Up, Amigo

September 5, 2012
We’ll now look at the specific elements in the amplification signal chain in more detail.
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Video Review - Schecter Hellraiser Solo 6 E/A

December 15, 2011
PG's Jordan Wagner walks us through his latest review of the Schecter Hellraiser Solo 6 E/A, which is a complementary video to the already existing print review featured in the January 2012 issue of Premier Guitar that can be read online, for free, in its entirety, here - .
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