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      LR Baggs Element Active System VTC Undersaddle Acoustic Pickup (712982)
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One-size-fits-all undersaddle acoustic pickup system with discrete volume and tone controls.

The LR Baggs Element Active System VTC undersaddle acoustic pickup delivers performance previously unattainable from an undersaddle pickup. The streamlined and efficient design removes every unnecessary internal component to improve the coupling between the transducer and the guitar. This substantially improves the sensitivity of the transducer so the acoustic guitar pickup delivers a robust, lively, and open sound with great dynamics and a delicate high end.

The LR Baggs Element Active System pairs the Element undersaddle transducer with a pre-contoured all-discrete class A endpin preamp and includes small, removable soundhole-mounted volume and tone controls (VTC) for added convenience and versatility. The entire pickup system is designed to install easily and features plug-and-play performance. Also included with the acoustic pickup system is LR Bagg's Battery Bagg for secure storage.

LR Baggs Element Active System VTC Undersaddle Acoustic Pickup Features:

  • One-size-fits-all common string spacings and saddle widths
    Even string-to-string balance
    Includes easily-accessible, yet unobtrusive soundhole-mounted volume and tone controls
    Pre-controlled discrete class A endpin preamp
    Come with Battery Bagg for secure and unobtrusive battery retention


LR Baggs Element Active System VTC Undersaddle Acoustic Pickup Specifications:

  • Pickup active sensor length: 3.4"
    Pickup thickness: .038"
    Pickup width: .092"
    Battery type: Single 9V
    Battery life: 1000 hrs.


LR Baggs Element Active System VTC Undersaddle Acoustic Pickup

One year parts and labor warranty. (Self-installation voids warranty.)

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  • Wow, What a pickup

    As reviewed by Pearl Bradley on 10/17/2011

    I have had 3 of these pick up systems installed in my guitars and I cant say enough about them. My recent installation was in a Martin D18V with the long drop in saddle and it went great. These pickups are built solid from the element itself all the way to the end pin jack and the volume-tone control knob. I play unplugged about 50% of the time in a Bluegrass setting and I also play in a Praise and Worship band at church with drums and electric instruments. I say that to emphasize that the system will not harm the natural sound of the instrument and is virtually unseen while being able to perform without feedback when alot of stage volume is present. I would buy nothing but the Baggs System

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  • Great sound for the money

    As reviewed by A Vasquez on 12/3/2010

    Bought this pickup for my Taylor DN3, and it makes it sound like the nice warm guitar that it is. You could spend more of course, but this pickup is really all you need. I play through a Fender Acoustisonic or Roland AC90 and it sounds very natural. You won't be disappointed.

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  • L R BAGGS ELEMENT ACTIVE SYSTEM VTC UNDER SADDLE ACOUSTIC PICK-UP

    As reviewed by PAUL TILLMAN on 4/1/2013

    THIS IS AN AMAZING PRODUCT.... I HAD THIS INSTALLED IN MY MARTIN D-35 I WORRIED ABOUT THE HOLE THAT HAD TO BE DRILLED IN THE BRIDGE BUT IT IS SO SMALL IF DONE BY A EXPERIENCED LUTHIER IT WILL BE OK .....(WHICH I DID) MY KNEES WERE WEAK AND I AINT GONNA LIE I WAS SICK WHEN THE PROCESS ALL STARTED, LOL BUT WITH SKILLFUL HANDS AND KNOWLEDGE, IT ALL WORKED OUT OK.. WHEN I WAS IN NASHVILLE ALOT OF THE ACOUSTIC PLAYERS HAVE THIS PRODUCT INSTALLED IN THEIR GUITAR....IT IS SO WELL DESIGNED, EASY TO INSTALL..THE VOLUME AND TONE CONTROL KNOBS ARE VERY EASY TO OPERATE....COULD NOT BE HAPPIER....

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