VV-3 PICKUP

Low-profile portable bridge-mounted piezo for violin or viola


VV-3 violin pickup offers clean and clear acoustic sound with easy installation without modification to the instrument.


The lightweight low-profile ebony jack housing makes the unit ideal for a performing musician.

Features

Safe install

Safe install

Just mount the pickup jack housing onto the lower bout, just below the waist on the 4th (G) string side of your instrument and adjust the height of the barrel clamps to tighten the pickup to the instrument.

 

Wooden housing and sensor

Wooden housing and sensor

The jack housing is encased in elegant and stylish ebony and the piezo sensor has a lightweight wooden casing to achieve maximum tonal sensitivity and transmission.

Natural sound

Natural sound

VV-3V has a passive design that reproduces the natural sound of the instrument with no need for a battery.

 

Protection for your instruments finish

Protection for your instruments finish

The adjustable clamps have protective cork 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 36gr / 1.27
Wood Solid ebony
Maximum Impedance 1500 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 12,0 12,1 0,472 0,476
Pickup sensor with extention diameter  b 12,7  12,8  0,500  0,504 
Pickup sensor bottom diameter c 12,0 12,1 0,472 0,476
Lead wire length d 108,0 - 4,252 -
Jack housing length e 43,9 44,0 1,728 1,732
Jack housing height f 20,4 20,5 0,803 0,807
Mounting bracket and 23mm barrel tightened  g 32,0 - 1,260 -
Platform length h 33,8 - 1,331 -
Pickup sensor thickness i 1,9 2,0 0,073 0,079
Sensor to jack housing plug length j

38,1

38,2 1,500 1,504
Jack housing width k 17,6 17,7 0,693 0,697
Mounting bracket and 29mm barrel untightened  l 41,0 42,0 1,614 1,654
*Our handmade pickups may vary slightly in size due to the nature of the building

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