L.R. Baggs M1 Active, Acoustic Guitar Soundhole Pickup
The L.R.Baggs M1 Active pickup uses audiophile circuitry to deliver a rich amplified tone that lets your guitar shine.
- Highly Feedback-resistant
- Volume control
- Built-in gold plated 1/8 Inch jack makes removing the pickup a snap
- Long battery life - 1,000 hours on one 3V lithium coin cell
- Adjustable pole pieces for perfect balance with most string types and gauges
- Includes a pre-wired strapjack harness
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The M1 is for players who love big acoustic tone with high feedback resistance on any stage. Combining the natural characteristics of your guitar's soundboard with a punchy string attack, the M1's body-sensitive design provides enhanced realism while cutting through a loud mix.
The M1 is a patented humbucking pickup with a twist. In a common stacked humbucker, the lower coil cancels hum, but doesn't contribute anything positive to the sound. The M1 unlocks the lower coil with a carefully tuned support that allows it to capture higher frequency resonances. As the pickup moves with the guitar's soundboard, a body signal is created in the suspended coil that adds presence and realism to your amplified sound.
The M1 Active's plug-&-play design features a preamp with audiophile circuitry for that pure acoustic sound we are known for. The built-in electronics boosts the pickup's output for a full and direct signal to any acoustic amplifier or P.A. system, eliminating the need for any external preamps. The M1 Active includes a volume control and adjustable pole pieces for perfect balance and tone between the strings.
L.R.Baggs M1 Active Specifications
Battery type: CR2032
Battery life: 1000+ hours
Current consumption: 135 uA
Preamp signal to noise: -78dB unweighted Output level: -10dB
Output impedance: 800 ohms