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Old 10-19-2023, 05:29 AM
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I played my monthly gig at the Mansion House last night & thought it might be interesting to ask you all your opinion / best guess. If you click on any of the timestamps you'll land on a song that features my 1998 OM-28V (except for when my friend Bruce plays his Yamaha silent guitar).

I'll tell you that I'm playing through my Bose L1 Pro32 & Radial PZ Deluxe with minimal EQ. Do you think you're hearing

a) my usual Trance Audio Amulet M?
b) Baggs HiFi?
c) K&K trinity?
d) other?

I'll answer soon & thanks in advance for your comments.

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Old 10-19-2023, 05:48 AM
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Iím not hearing an internal mic, so Iíll guess HiFi.

Looking forward to the big reveal.🤪
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Old 10-19-2023, 05:54 AM
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Very nice amplified sound !
My guess is Trance, followed by HiFi.
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Old 10-19-2023, 08:24 AM
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First, whatever pickup it is, it sounds very good. Going to guess HiFi.
Really dug the Jayhawks tune Maury.
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Old 10-19-2023, 10:37 AM
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Thanks guys, I appreciate the kind words.
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Old 10-19-2023, 10:53 AM
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The volume levels are too low to really make any kind of guess. But I would say its the Trance since that's what you're always praising.
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Old 10-19-2023, 11:04 AM
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Love me some Jayhawks.
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Old 10-19-2023, 02:43 PM
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I'll never know why the Jayhawks' popularity peaked so early.
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Old 10-19-2023, 03:37 PM
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Sounds Mighty Fine, Maury! I'm assuming we're hearing a mic'ed recording of the sound from your Bose, correct? The thing is in a live setting it can be harder to tell the difference between some systems as the sound gets tossed about a room before getting picked up by a mic.

I'll first go with the a) Trance Amulet and maybe you've Henkel Loctite 6-Minute Epoxied those Amulets in your Martin or perhaps you've found a removalable adhesive that transmits acoustic tone better than the Trance permanent tape?

An LR Baggs HiFi could also be a possibility.

You've also indicated you're using a Radial PZ Deluxe preamp and that would indicate to me the possibility you're now using a passive system such as a Dazzo or the UltraTonic 3.2.
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Old 10-19-2023, 03:54 PM
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I will go with Trance. Sounds very nice. Could be HiFi. It's well EQ'd either way. I don't hear a mic.
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Old 10-19-2023, 04:21 PM
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A great live sound!
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Old 10-20-2023, 05:41 AM
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Great sound! I guess it’s the HIFI.
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Old 10-20-2023, 11:01 AM
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I don't see an internal mic in the soundhole so I am ruling out the Trinity. A big part of me wants to say Trance as I can't see you wanting to rip that system out that you love so much just to experiment. The thing is, it doesn't 100% have that Trance tone. I tend to hear a specific tone with the Amulet, but it could be the environment. I want to say HiFi, but again, I am held back by your love for the Amulet.

On a side note, I liked the tone until Jay Mac? played. Not sure if it was his style of playing but it started to sound a bit thin.

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Old 10-20-2023, 12:42 PM
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First, whatever pickup it is, it sounds very good.
I agree. Sounded great.
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Old 10-21-2023, 07:55 AM
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Sounds Mighty Fine, Maury! I'm assuming we're hearing a mic'ed recording of the sound from your Bose, correct? The thing is in a live setting it can be harder to tell the difference between some systems as the sound gets tossed about a room before getting picked up by a mic.

I'll first go with the a) Trance Amulet and maybe you've Henkel Loctite 6-Minute Epoxied those Amulets in your Martin or perhaps you've found a removalable adhesive that transmits acoustic tone better than the Trance permanent tape?

An LR Baggs HiFi could also be a possibility.

You've also indicated you're using a Radial PZ Deluxe preamp and that would indicate to me the possibility you're now using a passive system such as a Dazzo or the UltraTonic 3.2.
Thank you kindly! YES this was recorded by my iPhone with a DJI mic, in the room 5' in front of my Bose L1 Pro 32.
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