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Are piezo contact mics any good?

Are piezo contact mics any good?

This goes to show that the piezo contact mic, for all its uneven frequency response faults, is capable of an excellent noise performance when used correctly. A more practical stereo version of this was constructed in a box, measurements and test resultsare available. Using Piezo Contact mics right lower cost FET version

How low can I go with a piezo AMP?

That’ll go down to about 45Hz (with the type of piezo I measured at 14nF source impedance, YMMV) which is good enough for most people. But if you want to go lower then you need to put the output of this amp into your DI box.

Are large diameter piezos better for low frequencies?

Anecdotally, some people say large diameter piezos give you better low frequencies, I have not personally experienced this, but perhaps it is a input impedance issue, since larger piezos have greater capacitance as a general rule. They tend to have a lower resonant frequency too, which is not necessarily a good thing.

What is the warranty on a RadioShack product?

RadioShack Online OpCo LLC (hereafter “RadioShack”) warrants this product against defects in materials and workmanship under normal use by the original purchaser for one (1) year after the date of purchase from a RadioShack-owned store,, or an authorized RadioShack franchisee or dealer. RADIOSHACK MAKES NO OTHER EXPRESS WARRANTIES.

How do I get a balanced output from a piezo cable?

If you have a really long cable going through a lighting grid and dimmer packs you could use a DI box at the send end to get a balanced output, in which case first try putting your piezo straight into the high impedance unbalanced guitar input of the DI box. This Behringer DI100has an input impedance of 250k f’rinstance.

Do piezoelectric transducers have a higher output?

Piezo elements have a higher output level than many other transducers as long as they are terminated in a high enough impedance. You may not need as much gain as you expect. Reply lucassays: February 20, 2020 at 7:11 pm

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