# 202302041744 E3 (Mobile Lace Sensor Pickup) #prepared-guitar-research #mobile-pickup #Object-guitar-transducer #lace-sensor #Instrument-design #prepared-guitar-designs #prepared-guitar-implement *Image (size 200)* ## Type - [[202202032052 E (Mobile pickup)]] - Original object - Artifact - Transducer, Body ## Origin - I wasn't satisfied with the [[202302041802 E1 (Filtertron Mobile Pickup)]]. - The sound of the Filtertron is too narrow. - Because it's not a single coil, high frequencies are diminished. - The Filtertron is too wide, making the fretboard harder to reach. - The lace sensor made it possible to have a smaller and lighter enclosure with a less mid-heavy sound that would still be noiseless. ## Materials - Wooden enclosure - Permanent magnet (ceramic) - Coil - Plastic cover ## Workings *How and why does it work?* ## Recalcitrances ## Techniques - [[202305042248 Assemblage A.D.E1.E3.45.79]] ## Open questions - [[2023-05-04]] [[202305042136 Recording A.E1.E3.33.78]] | When using [[202208252212 Object 33 (Large Nail)]] as a 3rd bridge (on the 12th fret) there is a big difference between the sounds the two pickups put out. The [[202302041744 E3 (Mobile Lace Sensor Pickup)]] gives the sound a more pronounced attack, while the [[202302041802 E1 (Filtertron Mobile Pickup)]] picks up more of the resonance of the harmonics. This difference is also present when both pickups are at the same position along the string. Why is there such a difference? Is this the difference between humbucker and single-coil? Or is it because the [[202302041744 E3 (Mobile Lace Sensor Pickup)]] is upside down and hovering over the strings. ## Workshop notes - [[2023-01-31]] - Use the [[202209071143 Object 79 (Snare Drum Wire)]] or [[202212111232 Object 81 (Clipped Snare Drum Wire)]] underneath the [[202202032052 E (Mobile pickup)]] with the [[202204072145 Object 56 (E-bow)]] to get a super unpredictable and rich sound. - ([[2023-02-03]]) Guide [[202301052143 Object 16 (Guitar String)]] woven through the [[202204092201 A (6-string object guitar)]] strings underneath the [[202202032052 E (Mobile pickup)]], so the string also touches the pickup. Let the string dangle for a complex rhythmical sound with increased complexity and bass response because of the different way the string interacts with the pickup. - ([[2023-02-03]]) Use [[202302011406 Object 14 (Violin bow)]] with [[202301052143 Object 16 (Guitar String)]] woven through the strings under the [[202302041744 E3 (Mobile Lace Sensor Pickup)]] of the [[202204092201 A (6-string object guitar)]] to get a low growling sound (indeterminate) - Recording: [202302031934] - ([[2023-02-07]]) Positioning the [[202302041744 E3 (Mobile Lace Sensor Pickup)]] above the fixed Filtertron pickup of the [[202204092201 A (6-string object guitar)]] picks up the sound of the disturbance of the magnetic field by both magnets. This results in a noisy whooshing sound. - [[2023-04-25]] [[202304252120 Assemblage B.E3L.15.20]] | Place [[202304191608 Object 20 (Slinky Spring)]] over the strings of the [[202204092206 B (12-string object guitar)]] so the spring touches all the strings. Make sure the gaps between the spring are big enough so that the strings have room to resonate. Use [[202205211755 Object 15 (Milk frother)]] to excite [[202304191608 Object 20 (Slinky Spring)]] to in turn excite the strings. - [[2023-04-25]] [[202304252118 Assemblage B.E3LR.15.20]] | Place [[202304191608 Object 20 (Slinky Spring)]] over the strings of the [[202204092206 B (12-string object guitar)]]. Make sure the gaps between the spring are big enough so that the strings have room to resonate. Place [[202205211755 Object 15 (Milk frother)]] inside [[202304191608 Object 20 (Slinky Spring)]] and turn it on. Let [[202205211755 Object 15 (Milk frother)]] loose so that it vibrates chaotically on its own. - [[2023-05-03]] [[202305042248 Assemblage A.D.E1.E3.45.79]] | Bounce [[202209071143 Object 79 (Snare Drum Wire)]] on [[202304021729 Object 45 (Glockenspiel Bars)]] while [[202209071143 Object 79 (Snare Drum Wire)]] is under the [[202302041744 E3 (Mobile Lace Sensor Pickup)]] and [[202304021729 Object 45 (Glockenspiel Bars)]] is above the [[202302041802 E1 (Filtertron Mobile Pickup)]] of the [[202204092201 6-string object guitar]]. Move [[202209071143 Object 79 (Snare Drum Wire)]] up and down the strings to change the pitch of the wires. - [[2023-05-04]] [[202305042136 Recording A.E1.E3.33.78]] | When using [[202208252212 Object 33 (Large Nail)]] as a 3rd bridge (on the 12th fret) there is a big difference between the sounds the two pickups put out. The [[202302041744 E3 (Mobile Lace Sensor Pickup)]] gives the sound a more pronounced attack, while the [[202302041802 E1 (Filtertron Mobile Pickup)]] picks up more of the resonance of the harmonics. This difference is also present when both pickups are at the same position along the string. Why is there such a difference? Is this the difference between humbucker and single-coil? Or is it because the [[202302041744 E3 (Mobile Lace Sensor Pickup)]] is upside down and hovering over the strings. ## History *What have other people done with it?* ## Recordings *Recordings of other people using it.* ## Research recordings - [[202302031934 Recording A.E3.14.16]] - [[202304252105 Recording B.15.20]] - [[202304252112 Recording B.E3.L+R.15.20.]] - [[202305032056 Recording A.D.E1.E3.45.79]] - [[202305042136 Recording A.E1.E3.33.78]] ## Potential & Ideas - Use the [[202302041744 E3 (Mobile Lace Sensor Pickup)]] enclosure to attach [[202303051651 Object 50 (Milk Frother)]] to (with [[202208270027 Object 59 (Masking Tape)]] or [[202304031044 Object 57 (Gaffa Tape)]]).