The Ischell contact microphone on gypsy guitar is recognized for its qualities of fidelity to the acoustics of the instrument, resistance to feedback and ease of use on an amp. The J48C is particularly appreciated for its operation on 9 volts battery and for its output on Jack asymmetric. It can remain permanently installed on the instrument while remaining removable.
To learn more, you can choose to associate the aerial microphone Ischell with the contact microphone for more naturalness and respect for acoustics and to adapt to all situations. The 2X48 + ACPJ combines these two types of microphones on the same system. A version to be installed in the instrument exists for these three models the versions inside J48C, inside BOX + CJ and 2X48 + ACJ
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The mic AirCapt is generally used in addition to a contact microphone on a gypsy jazz guitar. Placed inside, at the edge of the rosette, it is invisible and protected and faithfully and very naturally reproduces the sound of your instrument with precision, dynamics and allows comfortable feedback levels on stage. No need for a microphone stand, the musician can move without the sound change. In combination with a contact microphone, it brings fidelity, air, precision in the sound.
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The model J48A below is the best-selling of this category. Removable, this system operates on 9 volts battery and comes out Jack asymmetric. The model inside J48A is the installed version of J48A
The model inside BOX + APJ is appreciated for its battery operation and its output Jack. The microphone kit can remain on the instrument. The model inside BOX + AJ is the permanently installed version.
The Ischell contact microphone is recognized for its fidelity to the acoustics of the instrument of course, but also for its ease of use in an amplifier, the sound insulation and the feedback resistance which are comparable to a sensor and which allow high levels on stage and in the room, you can easily apply effects to it.
The model J48C is appreciated for its operation on 9 volts battery and its output Jack symmetrical. It can remain permanently installed without hindering the casing (except for rare exceptions) while remaining removable, the instrument therefore becomes autonomous with its system ready to operate.
The model inside BOX + CPJ is another possibility. It remained the best-selling model in this category for a long time but was dethroned by the new J48C. An installed version exists for these two models.
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The model J48C is a removable version to be installed on the instrument. The Jack is placed on the side of the guitar at the bottom of the neck, the pickup is placed on the outside near the bridge. This system operates on a 9 volt battery.
The model inside J48C, installed version of J48C
The model inside BOX + CPJ, appreciated for its battery operation and its output Jack, but also because it is removable. However, the microphone kit can remain permanently installed on the instrument.
The model inside BOX + CJ, installed version ofinside BOX + CPJ
The combination of the two types of microphones is complementary on a gypsy guitar playing at high levels on stage and allows to optimize the sound in all situations by combining power and respect for acoustics.
The contact microphone gives you power on stage and in the hall, great precision in bass and midrange, dynamics. The aerial microphone brings you the instrument's proximity reverberations, playing details, tune, and treble finesse. For situations that require high levels on stage as well as indoors with a search for acoustic sound faithful to the instrument.
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Le 2X48 + ACPJ is a removable system which has a contact microphone and an aerial. The Jack of the ACPJ pickup kit attaches to the side of the guitar at the bottom of the neck. The system outputs XLR or Jack can be used simultaneously and works on phantom power or 9v battery, the two signals are completely separated with independent volume knobs.
The model 2X48 + ACJ is the version with the microphone kit installed in the instrument.
N ° 1: The model J48C is the best-selling of this category, removable version, particularly appreciated for its fidelity to the acoustics of the instrument combined with the advantages of the contact microphone.
- Exceptional sound quality for a contact microphone
- Limit of grip to feedback largely pushed back
- Almost non-existent surrounding sounds capture.
- Ease of use on an amp
- The ability to use effects and make clean loops
- Output on Jack asymmetric
- Works on 9 volt battery
- Battery life is approximately 500 hours
- The installation is removable, without drilling or intervention on the instrument.
- The system can remain installed permanently without hindering the casing (rare exceptions)
N ° 2: The model inside BOX + CPJ is the second in this category with its battery operation and its output Jack.
N ° 3: The model 2X48 + ACPJ qui, with its combination of the two types of microphones, it is possible to optimize the sound in all situations by combining power and respect for acoustics. The contact microphone gives you power on stage and in the hall, great precision in bass and midrange, dynamics ... The aerial microphone brings you the proximity reverberations of the instrument, the playing details, the tune, the finesse of the treble ...
“We just came back from a heavy European tour, Ischell pickups are the very, very best in the market ”. Stephane Wrembel
“… I've been using the Ischell on all my gigs and so far it has worked beautifully. I've been looking for a fatal flaw but so far can't really say I've found one. Last week I used it at a super noisy restaurant and had it cranked pretty loud and it didn't feedback at all. Of course, the sound is truly natural as it's a mic. It's a joy to play gigs like these without resorting to a highly modified pickup sound…. Felt like I was doing an acoustic gig!… MichaelHorowitz
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" The 2X48 + ACPJ is without doubt the best mic system I have tried. The sound of the contact microphone is exceptional natural, we really find the sound of guitar, wood ... It sounds all the time in any amp with precision, presence, gain ...! On stage, the level of feedback is no longer a problem, it's a real pleasure! The aerial microphone when it brings finesse and details of the sound to the facade. A complete and perfectly coherent system, excellent…! ” Daniel Givone
“After trying a lot of systems, finally a combination of true-to-the-instrument mics with power! It's downright terrible! The class. ” Kevin goubern
Use the MK ONE + CPJ for her live recording at Sunset…
The Ischell Inside Box + CPJ is a really fantastic system for gypsy jazz guitar amplification. I'm really blown away by the natural sound that the microphone produces through my Fishman amplifier. There is no feedback problems now that I have applied the putty correctly, I'm looking forward to playing loads of gigs with my trio!
mattdowie92 wrote a review for product: ISCHELL inside BOX + CPJ on Monday August 17th, 2015
Hallo! I recently bought an ischell inside box mic pickup for my gypsy guitar. I love it! Thank you so much. You did a great job. We played a huge show last night and the sound was amazing. Just plugs right into a fishman amp with no effects. Couldnt ask for anything better!
Gustav V wrote a review for product: ISCHELL inside BOX + CPJ on Wednesday October 29th, 2014
I'm really pleased with the Ischell, I've been using it on several gigs with a quintet that includes two horns and a drummer. On the Dupont MDC-50e, the ischell has delivered a very good acoustic sound without feedback issues.
Mark wrote a review for product: ISCHELL inside BOX + CPJ on Sunday October 12th, 2014
I have used this mic on several gigs now and it is a truly fantastic unit! The sound is excellent and no feedback! I'm using a Zoom A3 box in between the mic and the PA so I can use the EQ and boost function. Actually I just roll off some treble and that's about it. It doesn't need much at all. Excellent product !! Doug Martin, member of Lulo Reinhardt's Latin Swing Quartet and John Jorgenson Quintet
Doug Martin wrote a review for product: X48+CPJ on Sunday October 12th, 2014