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Lithium Pickup outputs

Postby MMFB » Mon Jun 26, 2017 10:30 am

Hey all!,
I did a search and didn't find anything. So here it goes. Do you know the mV outputs on the Lithium pickups, neck and bridge? Specifically the 7 string versions, if that matters. I see you have Ohms listed but not output in mV.
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Re: Lithium Pickup outputs

Postby MMFB » Sat Jul 01, 2017 2:49 am

Come on tech support! Don't let me down!
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Re: Lithium Pickup outputs

Postby Doctor Turn » Wed Jul 05, 2017 6:20 am

Go on the website
For example, bridge:
- black
- bridge position
- Alnico V
- ceramic booster magnets
- 13.16k ohms
- dimensions pole to pole on center: .406" (10.3mm)
- dimensions between center of outside poles: 2.030" (51.5mm)


What I really (and I daresay many other techophiles want to see and have wanted to see since hearing these pups for the first time) are the resonant peaks and just the EQ bar graph chart from Lows to Highs, which they have for everything but these Kiesel series pups. I want to see the size of the high mid spike for the liths.
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Re: Lithium Pickup outputs

Postby Cynical » Wed Jul 05, 2017 8:52 am

The problem is, there's no consistent/meaningful way to measure output voltage. It's dependent on a bunch of outside factors such as the strings you use, the instrument the pickup is on, the pick you use, and how hard you hit the strings.

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Re: Lithium Pickup outputs

Postby Doctor Turn » Wed Jul 05, 2017 9:01 am

:laughhard: :lol: :laughhard:
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Re: Lithium Pickup outputs

Postby MMFB » Wed Jul 05, 2017 9:59 am

Yes! Some meaningful way to compare them to other pickups would be good. Low-Mid and High graph or SOMETHING. I imagine there are people who reflexively switch out the pick-ups without giving them a chance. I've heard good things about the Lithiums and I don't currently have any plans on changing them. But, I also haven't received my new Vader either. If they don't cut they'll be gone.
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Re: Lithium Pickup outputs

Postby Cynical » Wed Jul 05, 2017 11:24 am

For all of the negatives that some people have with the Lithiums, I can't imagine that anyone is going to say they won't cut through a mix. Not with those mids. If that's what you're looking for, you should be golden.

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Re: Lithium Pickup outputs

Postby Cynical » Wed Jul 05, 2017 3:03 pm

Also, I should let this go, but I've had a couple to drink now, and I just can't -- what's so funny about pointing out that output voltage is a combination of both the pickup itself and how the strings are moving? Do you think you'll get the same voltage from strumming one string as lightly as possible as you would from a huge Pete Townsend power chord?

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Re: Lithium Pickup outputs

Postby MMFB » Wed Jul 05, 2017 5:23 pm

I meant if they don't cut it, they'll be replaced. But I'm sure they'll be fine.
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Re: Lithium Pickup outputs

Postby hallwayminstrel » Thu Jul 06, 2017 2:05 pm

Cynical wrote:Do you think you'll get the same voltage from strumming one string as lightly as possible as you would from a huge Pete Townsend power chord?


I think you're right. Voltage varies by the amplitude of the string vibration.
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