Krivo Bass Pickup (Black) - Magnetic Bass Pickup For Double Basses & EUB's

Krivo Bass Pickup (Black) - Magnetic Bass Pickup for Double Basses & EUB's


Hand-built and designed in Oregon USA.... Great for slap-style, rock, rockabilly, Latin music and modern Jazz.
For Upright Double Bass & Electric Upright Basses

Key Points
  • Tone, Clarity & Presence
  • Optimized Microphonics
  • Humbucking & Noise-free
  • Neodymium Magnets

  
Manufacturer: Krivo
Availability: In Stock
Normally: £220.00
Discount Price: £199.99
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Krivo Bass Pickup (Black) - Magnetic Bass Pickup for Double Basses & EUB's

Hand-built and designed in Oregon USA.... Great for slap-style, rock, rockabilly, Latin music and modern Jazz.

- Proprietary “optimized microphonics” ​winding process to senses slap and fingerboard resonances while maintaining feedback resistance, (you do not need an additional piezo if you play “slap” bass).
- The Krivo allows for perfect string-to-string balance​ by incorporating adjustable pole pieces. The individual volume of each string is easily adjusted via the allen head set screw type pole pieces (a hex wrench is included).  ​
- Fully hum-cancelling design​ for noise-free performance.
- Neodymium magnets ​for high output and clarity.
- Premium ​Mogami™ cabl​e inside and out.
- Highest quality ​Switchcraft™ connectors.
- Hand-traversed ​“scatterwound”​ coils.
- Easy non invasive mounting with included 3M “dual-lock’ fastener and quick release jack mount.
- Full instruction manual in pdf format downloadable).
- No preamp needed, designed to work perfectly with any bass amp.
- 1 year warranty.

The Krivo Magnetic pickup for upright bass is rapidly becoming the world-standard magnetic pickup for upright basses. It is fully adjustable - for perfect string balance - and mounts easily with included fastener. The incorporation of Krivo's proprietary Optimized Microphonics™ technique results in a fantastic "acoustic" sound.

The Krivo will fit on virtually any acoustic traditional upright bass that's fitted with steel-core strings (magnetic pickups need steel-core strings to work properly). The Krivo also excels on electric upright basses (EUBs) too. The Krivo is the perfect choice for tone, clarity, and presence; delivering the authentic sound of the acoustic bass when you need to play in an amplified ensemble setting. It holds up perfectly in both low volume rehearsals and high energy performances; and the compact design makes it especially easy to add to your setup, and it can be attached and removed very efficiently.

“The Krivo bass pickup delivers a warm, powerful, focused and well defined sound. It has a clarity not found in most piezo pickups especially in the middle and upper registers and has none of the upper-mid brashness that many piezos do. The individual pole pieces allow you to get a balanced sound out of any instrument with little effort. It has been especially useful when touring and playing venue or backline provided basses. I just bring extra mounting tape (which is available in most hardware stores) put the pickup on and instantly have a good sound out of just about any bass (as long as it has steel strings!). Kudos to Jason for coming up with such a fine product!”
[Quote by John Belzaguy... Bassist with Arturo Sandoval,  Natalie Cole, Eddie Daniels, etc]


Great for slap-style, rock, rockabilly, Latin music and modern Jazz. These pickups have been used on tour by many professional touring bands (e.g., Vagabond Opera, Devotchka, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, The Matadors).


Here is a fantastic review of the Krivo bass pickup by Dr. Adam Booker: Assistant Professor of Applied Bass and Jazz Studies University of Minnesota Duluth.

 

(Note: as with all magnetic pickups YOU MUST USE METAL CORE STRINGS—gut or nylon core will not work, (not enough iron content for the magnet to sense).

The Krivo bass model also easily achieves perfect string-to-string balance by incorporating adjustable pole pieces. The individual volume of each string is easily adjusted via the allen head set screw type pole pieces (a hex wrench is included).  ⇒

All Krivo pickups are hand-built and designed in Oregon USA. Jason Krivo Flores built the first one of these for his own use.  His goal was and is to make the Krivo the best magnetic upright bass pickup on the market, and to sell them at an affordable price.

More about Krivo
Krivo pickups are critically acclaimed, innovative boutique pickups that are personally handmade and tested by Jason Krivo Flores in Portland, Oregon USA. His pickups have been praised in Just Jazz Guitar Magazine (May, 2014), Acoustic Guitar Magazine (April, 2016). 'Building a Selmer-Maccaferri Guitar' book (by Michael Collins); and they are used by many world-class players including Robin Nolan, Paul Mehling, Tim Lerch, Todd Taylor, to name but a few.

Krivo at Promenade Music
"We love Krivo Pickups because Jason doesn't compromise on quality in any way" says Promenade Music's David Wood. "Jason has become one of the World's most respected makers of artisan-quality handmade pickups and his business has been built on word-of-mouth. We absolutely love his pickups and are very proud to be selling them for him in the UK".

Reasons to buy a Krivo Pickup
- He uses the best quality components like AGW 44 magnet wire, genuine Switchcraft connectors and audiophile grade Mogami cable.
- He uses neodymium magnets and his proprietary Optimized Microphonics technique.
- Each design is painstakingly matched and designed to compliment its particular instrument.
- Because neodymium magnets are very strong, he is able to create very small and thin coils (great for fitting on guitars with low actions).
- They retain a high output and top-end clarity and give a very clean and tight bass response.
- They have a very natural acoustic tone.
- You can achieve a high volume before feedback.
- He does NOT “pot” his pickups (except for the Micro-Stealth PAF) in wax or epoxy like the makers of most mass-produced pickups.
- He allows a controlled degree of microphonics which allows the pickup to sense vibrations from the top and fingerboard of the instrument as well as from the strings.
- For a handmade pickup, they're sold at a great price.

Call Promenade Music on 01524 410202 for more info or email us at [email protected]




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