Amplifiers, Pre Amps, Pickups and Direct Boxes
Making your ukulele louder involves amplifying your ukulele. Either standing in front of a microphone, adding a sick-on mic to the sound board or any number of options for high-end built-in preamp & pickup system – there are a lot of choices.
2012: A Year with Mya-Moe, Unscripted. Where we talk about all things Mya-Moe
Gordon & Char Mayer and Aaron Keim make some of the finest ukulele available today.
Gordon presents some of the best information on pickups I've ever seen presented.
18 Forbes Road
White Salmon, Washington 98672
from the Mya-Moe Ukuleles web site
Gordon **& Char Mayer** and Aaron Keim are the luthiers who build all Mya-Moe Ukuleles. They have combined expertise in design, engineering, music, and lutherie. They both have masters degrees in engineering. Gordon has been building guitars for 7 years. Char is a professional musician. Before building guitars, Gordon was a wood-turning artist, giving him extended knowledge of different woods & their properties.
Char’s artistic bent was expressed in hand-pieced Roman shades. Together, they hand-craft each instrument, a culmination of their combined educations & experiences in engineering, art & music.
PO Box 626
Coos Bay, OR 97420
Fax: (541) 888-4846
from the K & K Sound Systems, Inc. web site
Our mission is to establish K&K as the premier manufacturer of the highest quality acoustic amplification products in the world while maintaining the highest respect and service to our customers, employees, and community. All K&K products are designed and manufactured in house, enabling us to quickly react to customer and market needs. Specific requests for customized products are easily met for musicians, dealers, and manufacturers. Our products are proudly Made in Oregon, USA. We encourage our customers to shop local and we strive to do the same.
178 Crescent Road
Needham, MA 02494
office / fax: 617.795.2146
from the Mi-Si Electronics Design, Inc. web site
Battery-Free Technology for Acoustic Amplification
483 N. Frontage Rd.
Nipomo, California 93444
Phone (805) 929-3545
Fax (805) 929-2043
from the L. R. Baggs web site
We started this in a loft in downtown Los Angeles, California, with a hope and a dream, and no business sense whatsoever. The first L.R. Baggs product was our LB6 Series Pickup. We would like to thank Leo Kottke for his early support. Stores would call us and say, “Leo Kottke said he was using your pickup.” We could literally track his touring route as the stores would order in his wake. Early endorsers were Steven Sheehan of the Judds, James Taylor and Kathy Mattea. These endorsers gave us the encouragement and support that sustained us when we had more enthusiasm than business sense. They spread the word and gradually our business grew.
KREMONA NORTH AMERICA
11300 Sanders Drive, suite 30
Rancho Cordova, California 95742
Phone: (916) 853 5606
from the Orpheus Valley Guitars and Kremona Studio web site
Orpheus Valley Guitars and Kremona Studio violins are the product of Bulgaria’s venerable Kremona lutherie, established in 1924. Enjoying continued success in many parts of the world, Kremona now offers their traditional European craftsmanship to North America. Recognized for superb build quality and solution-oriented pricing, Kremona musical instruments remain one of the industry’s astonishing values.
340-D Fordham Road
Wilmington, MA 01887
978-988-9199 | fax 978-988-0770
Our family store, Funky Frets is an authorized dealer and carries the Fishman Transducers, Inc. brand.
from the Fishman Transducers, Inc. web site
Fishman is dedicated to helping acoustic musicians achieve the truest sound possible whenever they plug in.
Our ongoing commitment and wide range of innovative products has helped our company grow to become the industry standard for acoustic amplification. From the largest arena to your own living room, wherever you hear an acoustic instrument, you can bet you’ll hear a Fishman. Fishman users are passionate about their brand of choice, for one simple reason: we put the needs of the acoustic musician first. With exciting new products in development and the ongoing growth of Aura Acoustic Imaging technology, Fishman continues to lead the way in acoustic amplification.
Content is always being added and updated. So check-in often. Thanks, Curt
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