Schatten Banjo Pickup

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Schatten Banjo Pickup Pickup System

Pickup System

Item # 3920
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Schatten Banjo Pickup Pickup Only

Pickup Only

Item # 3919
In stock, ready to ship!


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Schatten Banjo Pickup

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The true sound of your banjo, only more so! Natural sound and good feedback rejection and simple, non-invasive installation.

Schatten's popular BJ-02 sensor installs on the underside of the banjo head, directly under the bridge. In this location, the pickup is totally non-dampening: no interference with the natural acoustic sound of your banjo.

The System includes a powered condenser mic working in tandem with the pickup to deliver full, rich natural sound that wasn't possible before.

The pickup and microphone leads go to a 1/4" jack clamped to the banjo's bracket hooks.

Completing the System is Schatten's Mini-Pre 2: a two-channel belt-clip preamp with independent volume controls for the pickup and microphone.

Schatten Banjo Pickup System (#3920) includes:

  • Schatten BJ-02 sensor
  • Schatten M powered condenser microphone
  • Schatten Mini Pre 2 two channel belt-clip outboard powering preamp
  • 2 foot long 1/4" stereo connector cable
  • Mounting materials
  • Instructions


Product Instructions

Schatten Banjo Pickup Installation Instructions

Installation and general operation.

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Love the tone !!


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I play a Deering Boston 6 String Banjo and I have tried multiple pickup systems and this pick up replicates the acoustic tone of the instrument better than any of the other ones Ive used .
Wish the pre amp had an optional 9 volt ac option . I have it on my pedalboard and like to avoid batteries

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