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Underwood vs Shadow SH950

Discussion in 'Amps, Mics & Pickups [DB]' started by nicklaughlin, Jul 16, 2005.


  1. nicklaughlin

    nicklaughlin

    Jul 16, 2005
    could anyone compare the Underwood pickup and it's newer copy, the SH950?
    I have been trying out a dual sensor version of the Shadow and have found it pretty good.

    cheers,
    Nick
     
  2. CB3000

    CB3000 Supporting Member

    Jun 2, 2003
    Madison, wi
    i have both and the shadow is a bit fatter and smoother-but you have to make a lot of space for it to fit. when i use my underwood my D string gets lost when i use the shadow it's the A string. to me, the difference is not that big-just a bit more EQ with the underwood.
     
  3. nicklaughlin

    nicklaughlin

    Jul 16, 2005
    thanks
     
  4. I've used both the Shadow and the Underwood. I, too, have experienced that the Shadow seems to have a fatter bottom end, and I prefer its sound to that of the Underwood. Both sound better with a preamp. However, for a wing mounted pickup, I think I prefer the K&K Bassmax, and, on my bass, it sounds the best of the three straight into the amp.
     
  5. babaseen

    babaseen Don't mean a thing if it ain't got that swing Supporting Member

    Apr 15, 2001
    Boston, MA
    Any newer insight into this topic would be appreciated.
     
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