The Big Island Spot is an internal single-head pickup for fan-braced ukuleles. It is designed with the player in mind who seeks a quicker and easier mount than our Aloha Twin. The second photo shows an installation on a basic fan-braced instrument. For ukuleles with X bracing we recommend our Aloha Twin, which is well suited for both bracing types. The Big Island Spot has a strong output signal even without a preamp.
Please keep in mind when playing without a preamp, the result depends somewhat on the quality and type of the amplification equipment. For more tone control, the external Pure Preamp would be a great choice with its clean musical EQ and small size. Be prepared to cut some treble on your amp or preamp with this pickup to achieve the best possible tone.
All instruments from the Old Town School Music Store are professionally inspected and set-up before shipping, and directly support the missions, programs, and continued growth of the Old Town School of Folk Music.
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