Description from Amazon USA : The Schatten BJ-02 Player features Schatten's famous BJ-02 sensor combined with an externally mounted metal jack assembly. The BJ-02 series is designed to work on any banjo. Five string, tenor, six string; all sound excellent with this pickup. Installation of the pickup system takes about ten minutes and everything that you need to complete the installation is included with the system. The pickup is totally non-damping. It does not interfere in any way with the natural acoustic tone or output of the banjo.
On a 'normal' banjo with a three footed bridge, the pickup is to be installed on the underside of the head directly under the centre foot of the bridge. On tenor banjos or banjos having a two footed bridge, the suggested placement for the pickup is on the underside of the head directly under the bass side bridge foot. This particular placement of the sensor allows the pickup to "hear" just what the banjo is doing. The center foot of the bridge is driving the element directly for maximum output and clarity and it is due to this same placement of the element that also gives the BJ-02's their superior anti-feedback characteristics. It is very difficult for feedback to drive the pickup in reverse due to the overall stiffness of the bridge area.
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