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ben powles
12-13-2011, 02:08 AM
Im thinking about buying a m1 pickup but want to know if it can handle low tunnings.
I take the bottom E down to A to play bass lines along side other rhythems. It would be great to hear peoples view on this.

12-20-2011, 11:50 AM
Hi Ben,
Sorry for the late response. That's pretty low tuning! The M1 will work for that use.


Bryan McManus
01-03-2012, 04:03 PM
Hi Ben,

It will work but the low strings can become quite floppy and risk contacting the pickup's pole pieces. A change in string behavior will likely result in a change in pickup response and tone. You'd have to try it to see how well it works for your application.