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Humbucking, soundhole-mounted design with active electronics for steel-string guitar


Crafted for the discerning acoustic player who seeks a warm, clear, and vibrant amplified tone.


The added preamplifier delivers noise-free, authentic steel-string guitar sound.

Features

Active design

Active design

The built-in preamplifier reduces noise and eliminates string grounding. The pre-amp also boosts the tone and delivers clear, true steel-string guitar sound. The pickup requires 2 CR2032 batteries for operation.

Install with no modification

Install with no modification

Simply drop this pickup into the soundhole of the guitar and gently tighten the mounting screws until it is firmly mounted to the top.

 

Wood case

Wood case

The high-quality mahogany cap, electronics housed in birch, and lightweight design ensure maximum sensitivity and durability.

Neodymium magnets

Neodymium magnets

HP-1A utilizes the power of neodymium magnets to provide a strong, balanced sonic experience.  

Cable included

Cable included

A 1/8" to 1/4" cable is included for easy connection to an amplifier or mixer.

Instructions

Follow our installation guide through the following steps:

Video review

Specifications

Specifications  
Weight 45.35g. / 1.6oz
Wood Mahogany cap, birch electronics housing
Impedance 3.20kΩ
Cable 3meter / 9'
Measurements
Specified part Letter Size in MM (from*) Size in MM (to*) Size in INCH (from*) Size in INCH (to*)
Pickup length on top of soundboard  a 112,4 112,6 4,425 4,433
Pickup width on top of soundboard  b 33,0 34,0 1,299 1,339
Pickup height on top of soundboard (not including magnet pole pieces)  c 14,5 14,6 0,571 0,575
Active signal transfer area length d 70,3 70,4 2,768 2,772
Maximum soundhole diameter e 107,5 107,6 4,232 4,236 
Minimum soundhole diameter f 80,5  80,6  3,169 3,173
*Our handmade pickups may vary slightly in size due to the nature of the building

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