How to determine the type of Bart p'up

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by LeftyLB70P, Sep 9, 2005.

  1. LeftyLB70P


    May 4, 2005
    Athens, Ga.
    I just bought a '97 MIA Precision that has a Bartolini pickup. I like the tone a lot and would like to know which of the 3 that they sell (it's passive so as far as I see the choices are 8S, 8ST, & 8SU) this one is. Can someone tell me how to do that?

  2. McHack


    Jul 29, 2003
    Central Ohio!
    I thought they had some sort of indicator on the underside of one of the pup units... however, I'd be willing to wager its an 8S.
  3. cdef


    Jul 18, 2003
    Yeah, to know for sure you'll have to unscrew the pickup, and on the bottom of one of the units you should find the designation scratched onto the copper plate.