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Myers Pickup with flexible mic & preamp

Discussion in 'Amps, Mics & Pickups [DB]' started by rgr, Nov 25, 2013.

  1. rgr

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  2. Don Sibley

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    No, but for that price and a 14 day trial, what do you have to lose?
  3. MR PC

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    Interesting. The mic placement in the photo is my least favorite of all spots. Very boomy in that placement. If you get one, don't hesitate to try it in the after lengths, or in the upper part of the f hole pointed at the center of the bass, ect. This pu prolly is better than the Radio Shack DIY jobber people were discussing here a while back..
  4. rgr

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    Thanks Mr PC. I've never used a mic to amp my bass. I wasn't sure how it would sound or if it would feedback more or less than a stand mic.
  5. Matt Ides

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    I emailed them and might pull the trigger. I'll report back if I do.
  6. Mark Gollihur

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    Yes, quite probably the most commonly pictured place to mic an upright, and one of the least likely to work well. I always tell people, "imagine putting your head INSIDE the bass. How would that sound to you?"

    That's what pointing the mic into the soundhole sounds like: all boom, no detail. Now, ACROSS the soundhole, on a diagonal, aimed up at the bottom of the fingerboard (or thereabouts) can often work, and provide a girthy tone. It's a bit of a science (or perhaps black magic), to be sure...
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    Anybody try this yet?
  8. sevenyearsdown

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    The suction cup mounting looks problematic. First the weight of a cable would probably knock if off eventually. Also the preamp mounted that high would probably have the instrument cable smacking off the top which would also get amplified (unless you can stand completely still while playing live).

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