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Natural, transparent Fishman tone.

The Fishman Matrix Infinity is an undersaddle acoustic guitar pickup and preamp system that delivers transparent and natural sound allowing your instrument's natural tone to be heard in amplified performances. This Fishman pickup system is noted for providing crystal clear string response, balance, and sensitivity. The pickup senses the motion of the entire saddle, providing superb string-to-string balance and great sensitivity to the guitar strings and guitar top. The Fishman Matrix Infinity features switchable voicing and full volume and tone control with minimal tone coloration.

Features
  • Completely redesigned active, endpin mounted preamp
  • Soundhole mounted rotary controls for Volume & Tone
  • Unique Tone control cuts mids while boosting treble and bass
  • Integrated LED low battery indicator
  • Switchable voicing to accommodate all guitar body sizes & performance situations
  • Available in two saddle slot widths: wide 1/8" (3.2mm) format or narrow 3/32" (2.3mm) format
  • Standard overall length of 2.65"(67.3mm) will fit most guitars with string spacings of up to 2.5" (63.5mm)
  • Solderless connections
  • Professional installation is recommended
  • Requires 9V battery (not included)

Bring the best tone out of your acoustic guitar with this pickup and preamp system — order today!

 
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FishmanMatrix Infinity Acoustic Guitar Under Saddle Pickup
 
4.9

(based on 9 reviews)

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    (8)

  • 4 Stars

     

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

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      5.0

      Nice pick up,

      By JameS

      from cary nc

      About Me Experienced

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Functional
      • Good Quality

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Concerts
        • Practicing

        Comments about Fishman Matrix Infinity Acoustic Guitar Under Saddle Pickup:

        Easy to install, sounds good, would/will buy again

        Comment on this review

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        New life brought into an old Guitar!!!

        By TGM

        from Catawba, North Carolina

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Functional
        • Good Quality
        • Improves Sound

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Fishman Matrix Infinity Acoustic Guitar Under Saddle Pickup:

            Great Product !!!

            I installed the Fishman Matrex Infinity on an old Ovation Custom Balladeer. After talking to many professionals telling me it wouldn't work and researching many options I took on the task of installation myself. All it took was a little over 1 hour.

            I was first told the pickup was to wide,
            (a drill and a 3/32 drill bit fixed that)

            I was also told the back of the guitar would split and that the cord would bust the jack out because the back was too thin.
            (The back didn't split when drilled and to give more support I added large washers to each side of jack mount)

            I was told the adhesive wouldn't stick to the inside of this guitar.
            (It held just fine)

            I play in the band at Church and a few other places and this pickup works great

            Comment on this review

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Great pickup - easy install

            By Ozello Pete

            from Crystal River FL

            About Me Experienced

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy to install
            • Good Quality
            • Good tone
            • Solderless Installation
            • Volumetone Controls

            Cons

            • Poor Adhesive On Controls

            Best Uses

            • Solo Guitar Or Group

            Comments about Fishman Matrix Infinity Acoustic Guitar Under Saddle Pickup:

            This was a replacement for an old Fishman, so installation was very easy. Solderless installation is a big plus! The only problem is that the adhesive that holds the volume/tone control in the sound hole is a little weak. I had to improvise with some 3M adhesive strips (like you buy at Home Depot), and that worked fine. Otherwise, great pickup - what you'd expect for a Fishman under saddle.

            Comment on this review

            (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            My Choice Everytime

            By DJ's Guitar Shop

            from Viborg, SD

            About Me Professional Musician

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Authentic Acoustic Sound
            • Good Quality

            Cons

            • None

            Best Uses

            • When You Need Amplificati

            Comments about Fishman Matrix Infinity Acoustic Guitar Under Saddle Pickup:

            I have installed many of these systems over the years, and they are my choice every time. They give you authentic acoustic sound and the guitar's appearance is unchanged. I've never been disappointed with this system.

            Comment on this review

            (8 of 8 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Great Sound

            By Sixstring

            from Arvada, Colorado

            About Me Professional Musician

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy Install Great Sound
            • Improves Sound

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Fishman Matrix Infinity Acoustic Guitar Under Saddle Pickup:

                Was a bit wary of installing this myself, but as a replacement for an existing under-saddle pickup, it turned out to be straight-forward and easy to install. Pretty good documentation for install was helpful from the manufacturer's website.

                Very pleased with overall sound clarity and depth and ease of controls. I plan to replace pickups in other guitars with this one soon.

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                (8 of 8 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                I've very pleased.

                By Dave-Z2Vt5

                from NW Missouri, USA

                Comments about Fishman Matrix Infinity Acoustic Guitar Under Saddle Pickup:

                I've used several different types of after-market pickups in acoustic guitars over the past 40 years, from first generation piezos from DeArmond and Barcus-Berry to unpre-amped Fishmans, Mighty Mite, Shadow, and Dean Markleys. I have this one installed in a Breedlove AD20/SR Plus dread and it is a match made in heaven. The "tone" control really acts as a contour-type EQ and eliminates some of the boominess caused by having an oversized rosewood body on the guitar. I like this one so much I'm having one added to my Yamaha 12-string.

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                (4 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                PLC

                By Tuner007

                from Florida

                Comments about Fishman Matrix Infinity Acoustic Guitar Under Saddle Pickup:

                It really depends on the guitar you put it in! I happen to have purchased an Epiphone (John Lennon) and restrung it with Elixr Strings and had one of these installed! Everytime I play it, The comments fly. Players who own $3000 Taylors say it sounds better than theirs. I couldn't be happier with it. If the guitar has a good sound to begin with it will only be better with this. I also have a Larivee with a fishman in it as well. No pre-amp and no other controls but it still sounds fantastic. Fishman knows how to do it!

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                (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                This Pick-up works GREAT For Me

                By FredThaHead

                from Richmond, VA

                Comments about Fishman Matrix Infinity Acoustic Guitar Under Saddle Pickup:

                I just put the Matrix Infinity in a Seagull Coastline S6 Sunburst GT in which I had already upgraded the bidge pins & saddle with custom bone replacements from Bob Colesi some months ago. I was lucky enough to also get a perfect string action set-up by Colin Sprague who did the work installing this pick-up system in Richmond, VA. It sounds awesome, especially plugged in...and I have had no problems, or complaints, about it. I do wish there was actual local EQ's. But way the tone knob works is the next best thing. Assuming you get a good set-up, I'm sure you will not be disappointed with the Matrix. No string is a perfect match for every guitar. But I find these two do really well on a dreadnaught with the Matrix. Daddario EXP, light gauge, phosher bronze, (not 80/20). Elixir, same gauge and type. The 80/20 may be a bit "tinny" on some guitars. To optimize the sound, do yourself a favor and get a bone saddle, and bridge pins if you don't already have them...peace!

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                (5 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                4.0

                Not So Impressed.

                By Joe Blow

                from America

                Comments about Fishman Matrix Infinity Acoustic Guitar Under Saddle Pickup:

                Bought this for a Guild GAD-25. This guitar sounds phenomenal through a microphone, but I wanted something I could blend in for recording. This pickup does have it's uses. It is excellent for finger picking, a very John Mayer type tone. Very responsive. Breaks up pretty bad when strummed hard which on an electric guitar would be fine, not so much for an acoustic. Very quiet, and fishman has the best tech support for any company I have ever dealt with, they are actual english speaking Americans who know what they are talking about. Great breath of fresh air. but the pickup is only decent. It's not terrible, but not what I consider Fishman quality.

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