What is a piezo guitar?

Answer A piezo guitar refers to guitars with piezoelectric-style pickups. These pickups are typically used with acoustic guitars for when they are plugged into an amplifier.Purpose of the PickupGuitar pic... Read More »

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Silk Steel Vs. Bronze Acoustic Guitar Piezo Pickup?

Piezoelectric (or just piezo) pickups are essentially man-made ceramic crystals that pick up vibrations created by a guitar. These crystals are passive (unpowered) and covered in a sheath to help d... Read More »

What is piezo?

Piezo is short for piezoelectricity. Piezoelectricity is a property of certain materials. When these materials are subjected to mechanical stress, they produce a voltage. Likewise, when the materia... Read More »

What is a piezo transducer?

Used in ultrasound technology, a piezo transducer is a device that converts electrical energy into mechanical vibrations and then back into electrical energy. A piezo transducer is made from a mate... Read More »

How do piezo pickups work?

Piezo pickups are a common method of amplifying acoustic instruments. Used primarily for acoustic guitars, violins, mandolins, pianos and other stringed instruments, piezo pickups are an alternativ... Read More »