DB-1 PICKUP

Portable bridge-mounted piezo, tailpiece-mounted output jack for double bass


DB-1 faithfully reproduces the breadth of tone and dynamic range of your instrument without modification.


A piezo sensor installs in the eye slot of the bridge, held in place via friction and the 1/4" jack housing secures non-destructively to the tailpiece.

Features

Safe install

Safe install

A wood-encased piezo sensor installs in the eye slot of the bridge, held in place via friction. Neatly finished shim discs ensure the perfect fit. The 1/4" jack housing secures non-destructively to the tailpiece with a screw assembly at the string eye.

 

Wooden sensor

Wooden sensor

The piezo sensor has a lightweight wooden casing to achieve maximum tonal sensitivity and transmission.

Natural sound

Natural sound

DB-1 has a passive design that reproduces the natural sound of the instrument with no need for a battery.

 

Complete installation set

Complete installation set

The pickup comes with additional neatly-finished shim discs for fitting the sensor in narrow bridges.

Instructions

Follow our installation guide through the following steps:

Video review

Specifications

Specifications  
Wood White beech
Maximum Impedance 800 Ω
Measurements
Specified part Letter Size in MM (from*) Size in MM (to*) Size in INCH (from*) Size in INCH (to*)
Pickup sensor side diameter a 21,0 21,1 0,827 0,831
Pickup sensor with extention diameter  b 26,2 26,3 1,031  1,035
Pickup sensor side diameter c 21,0  21,1 0,827 0,831
Lead wire length d 260,0 - 10,236 -
Pickup sensor thickness e 2,6 2,7 0,102 0,106
Jack housing length f 61,0 62,0 2,402 2,441
Mounting screw length g        
Mounting screw width h        
Shim diameter i 20,0 - 0,787 -
Thin shim thickness j 0,6 - 0,022 -
Thick shim thickness k 1,0 - 0,039 -
*Our handmade pickups may vary slightly in size due to the nature of the building

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