VC-1 PICKUP

Portable bridge-mounted piezo, tailpiece-mounted output jack for cello


The easy-to-use VC-1 reproduces accurate cello tone while requiring zero modification to your instrument.


A wood-encased piezo sensor installs in the eye slot of the bridge, held in place via friction and the 1/4" socket jack attaches securely 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" socket jack attaches securely to the tailpiece with a Velcro band.

 

Wooden sensor

Wooden sensor

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

Natural sound

Natural sound

VC-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 15,0 15,1 0,591 0,594
Pickup sensor side diameter b 16,5 16,6 0,650 0,654
Pickup sensor bottom diameter c 15,0  15,1 0,591 0,594
Lead wire length d 20,0 - 0,787 -
Pickup sensor thickness e 2,5 2,6 0,098 0,102
Jack housing length f 61,0 62,0 2,402 2,441
Shim diameter g 15,0 - 0,591 -
Thin shim thickness h 0,6 - 0,022 -
Thick shim thickness i 1,0 - 0,039 -
*Our handmade pickups may vary slightly in size due to the nature of the building

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