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For those about to tune lower than C#0

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by SucksFuneral, Apr 27, 2020.

  1. SucksFuneral


    Nov 23, 2019
    Electronics on my 6 string took a dump recently so I find myself in the market for some new pups.

    I normally tune as low as C#0, sometimes I like to play 2 octaves lower than standard guitars. Not in a band, just like to jam with the stereo :3

    So anyway, any recommendations for pups that are good for frequencies as low as 16.5-20HZ?

    My genuine gratitude and most sincere thanks. May the 4 string Gods ever smile upon you and all you love.


  2. Killed_by_Death

    Killed_by_Death Snaggletooth Inactive

    You're not going to find pickups that specify what Hertz they operate in, so I would recommend just buying what you like the sound of in demos.

    The trouble with frequencies in the 20 Hz range is that many humans can't hear it & speakers can't reproduce it:
    DELTALITE® II 2512 - Loudspeakers | Eminence Speaker

    The graph for that Eminence starts at 20 Hz & you'll notice there's a large drop-off in dB right there.
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