VV-Wi PICKUP

Portable bridge-mounted piezo with built-in wireless capability and volume control for violin or viola


KNA's innovative approach enables violin and viola players to have freedom of movement while bringing the natural tone of their instrument to an amplifier or mixer.


The system includes a rechargeable transmitter and receiver, and everything needed to plug in and play.

Features

Integrated wireless system

Integrated wireless system

KNA VV-Wi incorporates a wireless signal transmission for a reliable, stable and cable-free connection to an amplifier, mixer or audio interface. The built-in UHF transmitter offers performers a high-fidelity sound with the ability to move around the stage freely. 

Optional wired connection

Optional wired connection

For the studio or other times when a wireless connection isn’t needed, VV-Wi plugs in with a regular 1/8″ audio cable.   

Safe install

Safe install

Mount the pickup jack housing on the lower bout, just below the waist on the 4th (G) string side of your instrument. Adjust the height of the barrel clamps to tighten the pickup to the instrument.

 

Onboard volume control

Onboard volume control

Players can control their output signal onstage or in the studio by clicking the onboard "+" and “-“ buttons. 

Wooden transmitter housing and sensor

Wooden transmitter housing and sensor

The transmitter housing is encased in laminate birch with an elegant and stylish mahogany top. The piezo sensor has a lightweight wooden casing to achieve maximum tonal sensitivity. 

Natural sound

Natural sound

VV-Wi has a passive piezo design that reproduces the instrument's authentic voice.

 

Protection for your instruments finish

Protection for your instruments finish

The adjustable clamps have protective padding at each point of contact to prevent damage to your instrument’s finish. 

Great compatibility with many sizes of violin and viola

Great compatibility with many sizes of violin and viola

The pickup comes with universal size barrels to attach the jack housing equally well to both violin and viola bodies with just a few turns.

 

Instructions

Follow our installation guide through the following steps:

Video review

Specifications

Specifications  
Weight 45gr / 1.6oz
Wood Laminate birch and mahogany top
Maximum Impedance 1500 Ω
Potentiometer 500 kΩ
Parameters
UHF Frequency 550 Mhz-589 Mhz
Audio Sampling rate 48 Khz
Frequency Response 20-20 Khz
Performance Time Approx. 6 hours
Internal Power Supply Polymer lithium-ion battery
Wireless Range 50M line of sight
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 12,0 12,1 0,472 0,476
Pickup sensor side diameter b 12,0 12,1 0,472 0,476
Pickup sensor side diameter with extension c 12,7  12,8 0,500 0,504
Lead wire length d 135,0 - 5,315 -
Jack housing width e 33,0 33,1 1,299 1,303
Mounting bracket and 23mm barrel tightened  f 31,0 31,1 1,220 1,224
Jack housing height g 14,0 14,1 0,551 0,555
Mounting bracket and 29mm barrel untightened  h 51,0 51.1 2,008 2,012
Pickup sensor thickness i 1,9 2,0 0,073 0,079
Jack housing length j

70,0

- 2,756 0,000
*Our handmade pickups may vary slightly in size due to the nature of the building

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