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Old 10-06-2019, 02:22 PM
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Default four gigs and two fails

hi ;i had 4 gigs this weekend and two pickup failures. can anyone recommend a very basic pup for acoustic guitar that doesn't use a battery or volume or any "knob' controls!!!? i do not want mention what pup i have been using but in one of my guitars i took it out and installed another pup which i'm having problems with.just something very basic ! thanks .
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Old 10-06-2019, 02:38 PM
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All together now.....”K&K!!”.

The usual disclaimers apply......IMHO, YMMV etc.
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Old 10-06-2019, 02:40 PM
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Yup, like yer man says ' K&K, easy to install, no invasive work apart from an endpin jack.

Can be used without a pre-amp, into a good p.a, but better with an external preamp.
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Old 10-06-2019, 03:19 PM
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Now your talkin!! I've had it!! Done!
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Old 10-06-2019, 03:46 PM
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enough said......
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Old 10-06-2019, 05:16 PM
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Well I surely don't think K&Ks are non-invasive. That superglue that's left behind from the un-install which I did in all of my K&K guitars was quite a pain to remove so that I could use other SBTs!
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Old 10-06-2019, 05:29 PM
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what preamp is recommended for the K&K?
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Old 10-06-2019, 05:58 PM
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Schatten HFN passisve.
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Old 10-06-2019, 07:09 PM
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Schatten HFN passisve.
My vote too for sound and ease of install.
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Old 10-06-2019, 07:14 PM
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I’ll second the Schatten HFN passive. No super glue, just tape or putty to install it.

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Old 10-06-2019, 07:25 PM
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Hmmm. how does it stay there? does heat effect it?
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Old 10-06-2019, 08:11 PM
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I used the supplied peel n stick pads and they worked excellent. You can use the putty instead but not necessary in my case. That pickup is magic in my Goodall. Best $100 I ever spent on musical gear.
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Old 10-06-2019, 09:22 PM
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I used the tape as well and installed it myself. Took 15 min and sounds great. I connect it to a Red-Eye preamp with a Keeley 30ms in the loop and it sounds really good. My band-mates were blown away at how good it sounded.
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Old 10-06-2019, 09:27 PM
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what preamp is recommended for the K&K?
Redeye or k&k pure preamp.
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Old 10-07-2019, 10:41 AM
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+ K&K
yep
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