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Stoopid question on Bartolini

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by i2k, Nov 26, 2001.

  1. i2k


    Oct 31, 2000
    I know this is a stoopid question:
    Is Bartolini PUs active or passive ?????
  2. SuperDuck


    Sep 26, 2000
    In my experience, Barts are passive, usually coupled with an active preamp.
  3. Brad Johnson

    Brad Johnson Supporting Member Commercial User

    Mar 8, 2000
    Gaithersburg, Md
    Boom Bass Cabinets, DR strings
  4. Ah...but I think Bartolini does make some active pickups (with the preamp built-in). I was able to find the listing, but now I don't know where it is! Yes, I know the difference between active electronics and active pickups, and I'm pretty sure that there are some Bartolinis that are active and just a few bucks more than the passive ones.
  5. hujo


    Apr 18, 2001
    Stockholm, Sweden
    Yeah, most Bartolinis are passive, but there are active ones aswell.