I saw this video on Rick's RingingStrings website:




It sounds so beautiful!


I don't know ANYTHING at all about amps, but I'm very interested in the psaltery/amp combo! 


(I realize the "plug-in" for the amp must be added during the construction of the psaltery and can't be added later.  Correct?)


What kind of amp was used in this clip?

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Sounds like Murphy's Law strikes again....what next??? We're crossing our fingers that when you finally get the new one, things will be just fine!
The replacement pick up arrived last friday. I was busy getting prepared for the snow, but I tried it out quickly without any adhesive. I think it will be fine. It's too cold in my apt to play right now. Also, the low temp is probably not giving the amp or the pick up a fair chance. I knew it would be too cold to play the psaltery during the winter, so I can't wait for spring to get here and I can start practicing again! :D
I'm sorry Tim, what part of what I wrote was confusing?
How cold is it where you live? It must be very cold.
It was 11°F outside and around 40°F inside last week during the snow. (There was ice on the inside of the windows).

I think I had wrong info about the cold effecting the amp/pick up. Someone told me to make sure to let the amp "warm up" if it's been in the cold. But he was talking about transporting from a cold to a warm area. I misunderstood and thought he meant not to use it when it's cold. I'm not transporting it anywhere. Sorry for the confusion, my mistake!

It warmed up a couple days ago and rained instead of snowed. It's now ~50°F inside the apt.
I keep my house temp around 68, my fingers have been known to get a little stiff on occasion, but playing generally helps me warm up!
I sure hope this pick up works out for you Ziva!
Thanks Donna! I think it will be fine.

Wow, 68---a heat wave! :D


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