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Piezo disc transducer spec question

I have read several discussions and articles about resonant frequency, many of them going pretty deep into the science/engineering of piezo…

Started by Bryan Pieper

19 Oct 28, 2017
Reply by Paul Craig

Piezo installation on a resonator

I just had a good lesson on piezo installation from my freind Rob, who is an electronics wiz. I was getting a lot of buzz and hum from the…

Started by Ken Vickerson

0 Jan 31, 2017

Dual Piezo Wiring with Passive Tone Controls, balance pot and Active pre-amp

Hi everyone,I am a newb to this site but a long time diy instrument hobbyist with a big interest in electronics. I am currently working on…

Started by S Mac

3 Sep 1, 2015
Reply by S Mac

Piezo argument on facebook

Today on Facebook, someone told me that you cannot use piezo on a solid body guitar, because piezos work on resonance and solid bodies have…

Started by Damon

10 Dec 14, 2014
Reply by Peter J Thorne

DIY Disc-O-Tone

I am adding a piezo pickup from CB Gitty to a new build. I understand they can be hot sounding when not shielded, which brings me to my que…

Started by Scott W

9 Jan 11, 2014
Reply by John Sawyer

Piezo disk harshness in Dulcimer

In a Dulcimer build I put a piezo disk in the neck under the fret board embedded in hotmelt glue above and below, but when playing its hars…

Started by Mike Breen

13 May 2, 2013
Reply by David McQueen

Single Piezo with Volume - HUM Problem - Guitar Cord?

Any help is appreciated. This is my first CBG build (will post  a pic on my page shortly) I have read through part of the forums on this an…

Started by Dave TheDaveman Henry

11 Mar 20, 2013
Reply by Dave TheDaveman Henry

Piezo pick up placement

Thought I would share with y'all something that I think works pretty well with the piezo disk pick up from C.B. Gitty.  I've always thought…

Started by Gene Robinson

11 Feb 24, 2013
Reply by Gene Robinson

Rod Piezo hums, buzzes when plugged in

   I used a rod piezo for the first time on my most recent build. I like the reproduced sound of the strings,  BUT ...   I get a persistent…

Started by Rich

2 Jun 3, 2012
Reply by Rich

Cutting a piezo. How small can you go?

I was wondering how much you can trim off of a piezo disc and still have it work? I'd like to build them into the bridge/saddle but want to…

Started by Bluesheart

8 Jul 28, 2011
Reply by Bluesheart


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