K&K Bass Master Rockabilly Plus Upright Bass Pickup
The K&K Rockabilly bass pickup was developed by longtime bassist Bob Gollihur in conjuction with "K&K Sound". The PLUS model is the latest K&K Rockabilly Pickup system complete with click and bass pickups and
preamp with 3 band EQ and volume knobs for each channel
The first component, the popular Bass Max, is mounted in the bridge wing. Two transducers are combined using a sandwich technique, in order to maximize and enhance vibrations captured from the entire bridge. Due to its specialized construction, only one unit is necessary to provide an even signal from all four (or five) of the double bass' strings. Its strong midrange power is ideal for cutting through the mix in loud rockabilly situations, or providing a warm and supportive line for country bluegrass.
The specially modified single transducer is ideal for capturing fingerboard sounds. Its unique size and shape allows precision placement and the equalization from the preamplifier lets the player blend in just the right amount of slap, growl, and other fingerboard sounds to reach their audience. This allows the player to achieve the exact sound coloration and effect they desire.
The Dual Channel Mixer has internal gain, bass, treble trim pots for each pickup, allowing impressive +/- 20dB tonal adjustments. External volume controls let you balance the volumes of the bridge and fingerboard transducers on the fly. A convenient belt clip is included with this compact preamplifier, which weighs a mere ten ounces with the battery installed. A six foot, high quality three conductor (1/4 inch stereo) cable is included to complete the package. The Bass Master RB Plus includes an extra output in the preamp.
Product specs are:
Bridge Wing: 22 mm diameter, 4 mm thick
Fingerboard: 12.5 x 10mm, 0.7 mm thick
Preamp: 3" x 3.5" x 1" Input
Impedance: 1 MegOhm (each channel)
Output Impedance: 10K Ohms
Input: Stereo 1/4" | Output: Mono 1/4 "
Cable: 6 foot, 1/4" stereo plugs
Power: 9 volt battery (not included)
WE SHIP PROMPTLY all over the world.
Shipping/Handling is $5.00 for US Priority in the U.S. and
$6.95 for international customers via First Class International Mail.
$24.75 for Priority Mail Int'l.
Express to Europe is $38.95 with 3 to 5 day delivery time and tracking number,
very dependable fast delivery.
to ITALY we recommend the $38.95 Express with Tracking number and quick 3-5 day delivery. Priority is $16.95, gets no tracking number and takes 1 to 2 weeks usually to Italy, sometimes more. Priority gets a customs label number which only tells when it has cleared customs and been delivered.
First Class Mail Int'l for $6.95 to Italy has been taking 1 to 2 MONTHS and more to arrive.
Choose only what part of this pickup outfit you want in drop down menu below.
Fingerboard "click" pickup only - wire ends in 1/4" jack mounts to D/G strings above tailpiece $69
Fingerboard click and Bass Max pickups wired together, no preamp $150
Bass Max pickup only - ends in 1/4" jack, wedges into wing of bridge for big fat bass sound $119
Rockabilly Preamp only - stereo cable input, 2 mono outputs $149
Dual Channel K&K Pro Preamp for blending your existing bass pickup with the K&K Fingerboard "click" pickup - 2 inputs and 1 output $149
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