Fitted the active end pin pre-amp with a disc piezo and 100k pot. Cheap and works well. I'll add a battery box when I decide where to cut the hole.

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Comment by Diglydog on May 31, 2018 at 2:12pm

Thanks, Uncle John.

Thanks, Korrigan. Through the Vox Mini 3 amp, it's OK.  Through my little Bugera V5 valve amp it sounds pretty good, given the limitations of the box and pickup.  Ukes have a fairly 'thin' sound compared with a longer scale instrument but it sounds very nice for a basic disc piezo.  It would probably sound better if you used the supplied under-saddle rod piezo but I wanted a moveable bridge rod.  I have a MiSi Acoustic Trio ($150) in a 'proper' uke and that's better, but probably not 20 times better.

I think this is the equivalent on eBay USA.  They're not expensive so I'd recommend giving it a go.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Active-Endpin-jack-preamp-pickup-kit-for-A...

Comment by Uncle John on May 30, 2018 at 5:17pm

Good looking innards, Diggley.

Comment by Korrigan on May 30, 2018 at 4:48pm

Cool! How's it sound? I've been considering ordering one.

Comment by the anonymous pick on May 30, 2018 at 11:45am

:-D

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