An accessory for the Wave-Length Under-Saddle pickup system that lets you change batteries simply
The D-TAR Load 'N Lock system works in conjunction with the D-Tar Wave-Length Under-Saddle acoustic
guitar pickup system. Load 'N Lock makes changing your AA batteries easy to do. Simply unscrew the endpin collar, remove the
old batteries, and pop in tnew ones. A quarter turn of the collar is all you need to lock them in place.
Wave-Length acoustic pickup system combines a thin, piezo transducer with an 18V, low-noise preamp. Eighteen volts translates
to twice the headroom and dynamic range of a typical 9V system, so you can strum extra hard without experiencing the dreaded
To get its 18V, the Wave-Length requires only 2 standard AA batteries. The secret is a proprietary voltage
power booster. In addition, the Wave-Length's pre-amp has 2 adjustable trim pots—1 low-frequency shelving and 1 high-frequency
shelving. The result is transparent amplification of the natural timbre of your acoustic guitar with minimal coloration.
Wave-Length volume and tone module's controls are located in your acoustic guitar's soundhole for easy access. With all the
controls at your fingertips, and the Wave-Length preamp itself residing at the guitar's endpin, there's no loss of tone or
dampening of vibrations due to batteries and electronics attached to a side-mounted pre-amp assembly.
- Duncan/Turner Acoustic Research
Seymour Duncan and Rick Turner are two legends who spent years working with musicians, perfecting their tone. Seymour founded
his self-named company in 1978 which has become well-known for its wide variety of guitar and bass pickups used by just about
every name player from Billie Joe Armstrong to Angus Young. Rick co-founded Alembic, was president of Gibson Labs West Coast
R&D Division, co-founded Highlander Musical Audio making piezo acoustic guitar pickups for Lindsay Buckingham, Ry Cooder,
David Lindley, and Andy Summers, and runs his own Renaissance Guitars. Now Seymour and Rick are working together to create
innovative products for acoustic musicians. Their D-TAR motto: "With respect to acoustic tone."
Dtar Load 'n Lock Wave Length Battery Accessory Features:
- Piezo transducer
- 18-volt low-noise preamp
- Volume and tone module
- Endpin collar
- Unitary full length pickup accommodates virtually all 6-string spacings
- Thin cable design is easy to install in guitars with either 1/8" or 3/32" saddles, often with no modification to the saddle
- High Headroom allows for twice the dynamic range of a 9-volt system.
- Uses two AA batteries
- Dual Source Capability allows the user to combine the wave-length with a magnetic pickup or soundboard transducer for
greater complexity of signal
- Adjustable bass and treble trim controls
Get a handy system accessory that makes changing batteries a breeze.