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Best P.U. to get an "Acoustic" Sound ?

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by yak, Mar 9, 2003.

  1. yak


    Jul 30, 2002
    Which are the best Pick Up for
    an "Acoustic Sound" ?
    I have a Fender Jazz Bass..

    I think ..Seymour Duncan Active...
    or is there anything better ??
  2. For Precision type basses, this means "thump" to me.

    I've gone through the Duncan Hot P, and now running the DiMarzio DP146 Will Power Middle. Neither of these pickups have "thump" (rapid attack, rapid decay) that sounds like an upright to my ears.

    The pattern appears to be thump is associated with lower output pickups. The hot output ones don't thump.

    For Jazz types, the DiMarzio Model J got a Top Tone Award from BP magazine.