Fishman originally built its reputation by developing pickups that literally changed the way acoustic stringed instruments were heard and experienced in live performance situations.
Now the company is pleased to introduce a new line of premium pickups for Violin, Viola, Cello, Mandolin and Resophonic Spider-style guitar at Winter NAMM.
A result of Fishman's special expertise in the field, an intensive R&D effort spearheaded by company founder Larry Fishman, and today's most sophisticated transducer technologies, these new pickups offer an extraordinary level of performance, tone quality and accuracy for stringed instruments.
The new piezo-ceramic Concert Series pickups for Violin, Viola and Cello are preinstalled in a high quality Despiau bridge to provide the ultimate performance in terms of a precise and perfectly balanced tone from string to string.
Specifically designed for two-piece Archtop and Flat Top style Mandolins and Spider-style Resophonic guitar, the new Nashville Series premium pickup models also feature an integrated installation in a high quality bridge that enhances the overall tonal character of the instrument.
In addition to an exceptionally clear, true and natural tonal response that reveals the true character of the instrument, these new pickups sound remarkably consistent every time they are played.
The new stringed instrument pickups are also optimized for use with the Fishman Aura Imaging Pedals to provide a higher level of sound quality and added sonic versatility in live performance. Violin, Viola, Cello and Mandolin pickups include a Carpenter jack, while the Resophonic pickup includes an endpin jack.
An impedance-matching preamp for these pickups is recommended, but not required.
MSRP for Concert Series Cello Pickup: $309.95
MSRP for Concert Series Violin Pickup: $309.95
MSRP for Concert Series Viola Pickup: $309.95
MSRP for Nashville Series Archtop Mandolin Pickup: $309.95
MSRP for Nashville Series Flat Top Mandolin Pickup: $309.95
MSRP for Nashville Series Resophonic Spider-style Pickup: $259.95