Does Bartolini make passive pickups?
Most Bartolini pickups are passive for 2 reasons. This approach offers flexibility in that the pickups can be used in a passive instrument or in an active instrument with an on-board pre-amp. Also, it requires that the pickup coils have a voice of their own.
Who is Bartolini?
Bartolini is an Italian surname. Lorenzo Bartolini (1777–1850), Italian sculptor. Luigi Bartolini (1892–1963), Italian writer. Massimo Bartolini (born 1962), Italian artist.
What is a Soapbar pickup bass?
The Fluence Bass Soapbar pickup brings revolutionary Fluence Multi-Voice performance, dynamic range, and articulation to 4 and 5-string bassists. Based on Fishman’s convention-disrupting Fluence Core technology, a single bass pickup can now produce multiple timbres and sounds, each untethered from the other.
How do bass pickups work?
Pickups consist of a magnet around which a copper wire is coiled. When the vibrations of a bass string disturb the magnetic field of the magnet, small voltage fluctuations in the copper coil are produced. These fluctuations are then transmitted to the bass amp, amplified and translated into sound.
Why choose Bartolini?
With Bartolini, they know they can deliver. “My Bartolini PUPS & preamps have been a game changer…a powerful & versatile range of tones for any pro-level gig in multiple genres.” “Bartolini gives the perfect variety in bass tone. clean strong tone sits perfectly in any genre I’m playing.”
Where are Bartolini pickups made?
Based in San Luis Obispo, California, Bartolini builds pickups and electronics for some of the most respected luthiers around the world and also supply to service-oriented retailers who offer upgrades and replacement parts. All our products are 100% USA manufactured and supported.
Why choose Bartolini bass soapbars?
All models feature fully encapsulated coils to protect against the rigors of professional bass players – sweat, microphonic noise, and feedback. Bartolini Bass Soapbars are passive designs that can be used with passive controls or with an onboard preamp for an active instrument.