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Old 12-07-2018, 01:40 PM
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Default What pickup for a Baritone guitar?

Lets say that I wanted to put a pickup, probably a soundhole, into a Baritone Guitar. So it will need to be able to pickup (sp) the complexity of the low frequencies but also give good clear mids and trebles when up the neck.

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Old 12-07-2018, 01:52 PM
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Piezos and magnetics will handle the extended low frequency content just fine.

My baritone electric used the same magnetic pickups that a standard electric would use.
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Old 12-07-2018, 04:03 PM
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Piezos and magnetics will handle the extended low frequency content just fine.

My baritone electric used the same magnetic pickups that a standard electric would use.
Thanks for trying, but that gave me absolutely no usable information. Its not an electric guitar, and I was actually looking for maker and model specific recommendations from people who have used them in an acoustic Baritone.

And now I find that the powers that be have moved it to a place where no one will see it.There are few enough people as it is who can address the question if it stayed in the main forum.
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Thanks for trying, but that gave me absolutely no usable information. Its not an electric guitar, and I was actually looking for maker and model specific recommendations from people who have used them in an acoustic Baritone.

And now I find that the powers that be have moved it to a place where no one will see it.There are few enough people as it is who can address the question if it stayed in the main forum.
I put a K&K pure mini in my Alvarez baritone. Works fine, sounds fine.
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Old 12-11-2018, 10:39 AM
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I have the Schertler AG6 with the S mic in my Goodall Baritone and it is a fantastic pickup. It sounds great through the Rivera Sedona as well as studio monitors with a preamp.
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Old 12-11-2018, 11:37 AM
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K&K Pure mini works fine in my Yamamoto Baritone
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Thanks for trying, but that gave me absolutely no usable information. Its not an electric guitar, and I was actually looking for maker and model specific recommendations from people who have used them in an acoustic Baritone.

And now I find that the powers that be have moved it to a place where no one will see it.There are few enough people as it is who can address the question if it stayed in the main forum.
Yikes.

I think his point was that any standard pickup will handle baritone frequencies just fine, no need for anything specialized. If you want a mag, try the Baggs M1 or M80.
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Yikes.

I think his point was that any standard pickup will handle baritone frequencies just fine, no need for anything specialized.
Agreed. I tune my normal guitars down to C all the time, my Bari's in B or A, not really all that different.
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As much as I have searched I've yet to see a pickup designed to be used specifically with baritone acoustic guitars. I ditto what the others have said, standard pickups will work fine. I would probably go for an SBT and a magnetic pickup if it were my guitar.
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Old 12-12-2018, 10:23 PM
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Thanks for the ideas, everyone, I appreciate it. I have some ideas. I'm actually looking for a pickup for a Baritone Weissenborn, but was looking for something that would do a good job on the lower frequencies. I do like K&Ks in my other guitars. Lindley is using Seymour Duncan. I have a friend with a Baggs M1.
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Old 12-13-2018, 05:32 AM
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I put an LR Baggs Lyric mic inside mine. It sounds wonderful.
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Old 12-13-2018, 11:17 AM
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Yikes.

I think his point was that any standard pickup will handle baritone frequencies just fine, no need for anything specialized. If you want a mag, try the Baggs M1 or M80.
Twas indeed.

That's what I get for posting in a topic that has "Thoughts?" as a final inquiry.
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