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Palathetic Pickup Magic Explained by Jake Allen

So why do so many major artists choose Taks? Pro players who know acoustics might tell you it's Takamine's electronics, and that a great sounding acoustic guitar that sounds not-so-great plugged is of little value to a performing artist. Those that live by the acoustic-electric their might specifically credit Tak's patented 'palathetic pickup'...and they would be correct. While Takamine has developed many different preamp configurations to accommodate different needs over the years, their patented 'palathetic' pickup has remained the unchanged bulwark and the true magic of Takamine's success. Nobody explains it better that guitarist Jake Allen, who felt so strongly about the palathetic that he did his own research and produced this cool video to explain how it is different and why it works so well.