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Piezo location

I would like to know the best Piezo location for the best sound quality and why.  I know there are many different opinions on this subject.…

Started by Jack Noller

9 Mar 29, 2016
Reply by CJWilky

Preamp for rod piezo?

Hi, I just tried my first rod-piezo, mounted under the saddle of the bridge.  I was rather underwhelmed. The sound was just fine, a bit mor…

Started by Mark Reaney

2 Sep 27, 2015
Reply by Bruce Trappes

Tuneable water bottle bongo

Hey guys, Looking at stuff on YouTube the other day I saw where they were making Bongo's using those five gallon water bottles. One guy was…

Started by C Cook

4 Jan 18, 2015
Reply by C Cook

Bass Uke set up?

Hi everyone. I'm building a bass ukelele (the kind with rubber strings). I have chosen a rod piezo under the saddle. I want to add a a Til…

Started by Tom Lauten

2 Jan 2, 2015
Reply by Tom Lauten

Cable Piezo

Hullo All.I was wondering if anyone has tried the soft flexible cable version of the piezo pickup and if so.what sort of results they've ha…

Started by Seasick Mick

0 Feb 10, 2014

Piezo rezo

Just thinking out loud here....... The idea of gluing a piezo inside a tuna can, or the like, and then mounting the tuna can under the brid…

Started by Bert the Welder

7 Dec 16, 2013
Reply by nailtown slim

Compressor for piezo

Has anyone experimented with a compression pedal with your piezo pickup? I started playing more fingerstyle and I notice that without the…

Started by Wade

0 Aug 2, 2013

Piezo forms and size

Can anyone tell me definitively if the SIZE of the piezo disks used makes a difference? I have read some who say it doesn't matter much, an…

Started by Kevin M. Kraft

5 Jun 27, 2013
Reply by HarleyTodd

PIEZOs - To Glue, or not to Glue....

Like others have mentioned, I found that using Hot Glue to stick the Piezo Disc to the box, then putting a glob of Hot Glue on top of it re…

Started by Keith Stanford

1 Mar 18, 2013
Reply by Eric Johnson

Piezo for a wash tub bass?

I am making an upright wash tub bass the same scale length and with the regular strings and want to know if anyone has used a piezo on one.…

Started by Tony

6 Feb 15, 2013
Reply by Tony


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Piezo location

Started by Jack Noller. Last reply by CJWilky Mar 29, 2016. 9 Replies

Preamp for rod piezo?

Started by Mark Reaney. Last reply by Bruce Trappes Sep 27, 2015. 2 Replies

Tuneable water bottle bongo

Started by C Cook. Last reply by C Cook Jan 18, 2015. 4 Replies

Bass Uke set up?

Started by Tom Lauten. Last reply by Tom Lauten Jan 2, 2015. 2 Replies

Cable Piezo

Started by Seasick Mick Feb 10, 2014. 0 Replies

Piezo rezo

Started by Bert the Welder. Last reply by nailtown slim Dec 16, 2013. 7 Replies

Compressor for piezo

Started by Wade Aug 2, 2013. 0 Replies

Piezo forms and size

Started by Kevin M. Kraft. Last reply by HarleyTodd Jun 27, 2013. 5 Replies

PIEZOs - To Glue, or not to Glue....

Started by Keith Stanford. Last reply by Eric Johnson Mar 18, 2013. 1 Reply

Piezo for a wash tub bass?

Started by Tony. Last reply by Tony Feb 15, 2013. 6 Replies

Multiple Piezo Installation

Started by Redbelly. Last reply by Alan Jan 18, 2013. 9 Replies

Hoboking Standard

Started by Alan Jan 18, 2013. 0 Replies

Rod PiezoInside the Bridge

Started by Redbelly. Last reply by Redbelly Dec 19, 2012. 24 Replies

piezo between box and neck?

Started by matthew. Last reply by Mark Dec 12, 2012. 4 Replies

Piezos...extreme frustration

Started by Tim Fleischer. Last reply by Keith Stanford Dec 5, 2012. 9 Replies

Which kind of piezo to choose?

Started by Alan. Last reply by Alan Nov 6, 2012. 8 Replies

Sources for PVDF sensor cable

Started by Flatfish. Last reply by Randy S. Bretz Oct 6, 2012. 3 Replies

piezo on concrete block guitar

Started by Wade. Last reply by rusty case Oct 5, 2012. 2 Replies

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