K&K Double Big Twin

Double bass pickup

  • Excellent for finger style playing
  • Mount the 4 transducers by using the included tape
  • The input jack (6,3mm) is to be mounted on the strings between bridge and tailpiece

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Active No
Passive Yes
Incl. Preamp No
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Very delicate

KlausB., 11.01.2010
I have my double bass in addition to the already existing "standard" shadow pickup still equipped with a K & K Double Big Twin, since with the already on the EUB had served quite well. This allows me to make a direct comparison between the two PUs:

The K & K is a whole lot quieter than the Shadow, but brings the sound fineries much more rich. The K & K sings very carefully when the shadow bursts out of his chest. However, he forgives the background noise, which is often caused by the handling of the double bass, by far not as good-natured as the Shadow. This is just the price for it if you want a more detailed sound.

I would compare it like this: The difference between the two is like the between a robust standard microphone a la SM58 and a high-quality studio condenser. I think it will make the mix between the two in the future.
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brac, 09.07.2011
To buy with the bassist who put himself to the double bass, it is simple of installation. The 4 pellets make it possible to find an interesting compromise: finally we placed 2 on the easel and 2 on the crate which gives us the acoustic sound of wood. The double bass not being top we get to have a sound not too cheap, we will see from the next that should allow to get a real good sound. Connected live on a mixing table, we arrived at a very satisfying sound. That said we must be wary of feedback if we approach too much of a return or sub facade that would not drag too far ...
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