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Lafontaine's Pickup

Discussion in 'Amps, Mics & Pickups [DB]' started by olivier, Sep 7, 2001.

  1. olivier


    Dec 17, 1999
    Paris, France
    I just had a nice conversation over the phone with Daniel Lafontaine who is a luthier and also an electronics nut head. He has designed a pickup that you jam between the bridge and the table, like on the drawing on his site: http://perso.wanadoo.fr/lutherie/capt.htm.
    Interesting, no ? Mr Lafontaine says that it gives good results pizz and arco, nice acoustic double bass sound. I'll organize a demo at my luthier shop (F. Bonnier) to check it against Schertler, Underwood, FWF, and my Bass Max (all hail BG). More later.

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