The Fishman Bluegrass Banjo Active Pickup (PRO-REP-BAN) is a low noise piezo ceramic pickup that allows you to turn your acoustic banjo into an electro acoustic banjo with ease.
Fishman have gained a worthy reputation for manufacturing high-quality hardware that is dedicated to making a musician's working life much easier. Through innovative solutions to everyday problems, Fishman has a huge range of products that cater to a huge range of applications, ensuring that there is definitely something for you.
The Bluegrass Banjo active pickup features a quiet humbucking coil and a powerful neodymium magnet assembly, with a specially designed preamp to strengthen and preserve the banjos timbre. It is designed to fit dual coordinator rod instruments, but can be modified to fit single rod banjos. As always it is recommended that you have your pickup installed by a professional, but full instructions are provided for those with experience.
Thanks to the unique design of the pickup, you can very simply plug in your banjo to an amp, and amplify your sound with ease. Not only does this make it much easier for live performers during gigs, but it also means that recordings can be captured with greater consistency, and without the need to incorporate expensive condenser microphones. For greater power, it is recommended that an impedance matching preamp be fitted to your banjo, to give the signal the boost it deserves.
The Fishman Bluegrass Banjo Active Pickup (PRO-REP-BAN) is a fantastic piece of kit that enables your banjo to be plugged in directly to a PA or audio interface, whilst producing a true representation of your banjo.
Manufacturer Fishman Model Bluegrass Banjo Active Pickup Instrument Banjo Pickup Coil Stacked Humbucking Preamp Low Noise, Discrete, 0 Feedback Circuit Nominal Output -10dBu Noise -94dBu, A Weighted Output Impedance 3k Ohm Minimum Suggested Load Impedance: 10k Ohm Power: 9V Alkaline Battery Battery Life: Over 5000 Hours
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