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Fishman Matrix Infinity Acoustic Guitar Under Saddle Pickup 

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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)
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FishmanMatrix Infinity Acoustic Guitar Under Saddle Pickup
 
4.8

(based on 15 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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    (12)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good quality (10)
  • Easy to use (6)
  • Functional (6)
  • Improves sound (6)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Concerts (4)
  • Back-up (3)
  • Practicing (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Experienced (7), Professional musician (3)

Reviewed by 15 customers

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5.0

I would buy this product again and recommend it to anyone

By Big Al

from SC

About Me Experienced

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Good Quality
  • Improves Sound

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Backup
    • Concerts

    Comments about Fishman Matrix Infinity Acoustic Guitar Under Saddle Pickup:

    Great sound

     
    5.0

    Matrix Infinity Pickup is a winner

    By Steve the Remnant

    from Upstate New York

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    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Cuts Through the Mix
    • Easy To Use
    • Functional
    • Good Quality
    • Improves Sound

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Works Great For Whatever You Need

      Comments about Fishman Matrix Infinity Acoustic Guitar Under Saddle Pickup:

      Use it in Church as Worship Leader in My Martin and in Concert as a Music Minister. Sounds fantastic and can cut through the mix as needed. Love the volume and tone control at your finger tips. Very sweet sound! You won't go wrong. (Easy enough to install yourself if you have experience in woodworking. I do all my own setups and installations.)

       
      5.0

      VERY natural sounding pickup!

      By Biscuit Guitarist

      from O'Fallon, MO

      About Me Professional Musician

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Concerts

        Comments about Fishman Matrix Infinity Acoustic Guitar Under Saddle Pickup:

        I had this pickup professionally installed by guitar tech John Lupton into a Blueridge BG-40 slope shouldered acoustic guitar at Midrivers Music in St. Peters, MO, and he did a fabulous job. The pickup is extremely accurate... the amplified sound (running through a Bose L1 Model 2, set flat) is very close to the guitar's sound when played unamplified. This pickup is also very responsive... when I lay into the guitar, the volumes really jumps, and when I play very lightly, the pickup still senses all the nuance of the guitar... wow! The onboard volume and tone controls are cool, especially the tone... basically a mid scoop control, but with a lot of good impact on the overall sound. Most of my other guitars have pickup systems that are rather old (15+ years), and I can see that Fishman has really come a long way in that time... great sounding pickup.

        (3 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Great sounding pickup,works like a champ

        By Bill

        from Southeast Texas

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        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Functional
        • Good Quality

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Backup
          • Practicing

          Comments about Fishman Matrix Infinity Acoustic Guitar Under Saddle Pickup:

          The packaging from Fishman was an expression of the quality before you even get it out of the box.. After looking on the internet and finding the installation instructions I installed the pickup myself, even though they recommend a professional installation. The instructions were well written and there was a couple of good You tube videos so I was confident I would be able to install it. I took my time and was careful to make sure the under saddle pickup was installed correctly and the saddle sat perfectly flat on the pickup with the strings tensioned. After several adjustments I was able to sneak up on the perfect string height. When I was finished I plugged in to my amp and experimented with the tone and volume settings on the pickup. There is enough adjustment as well as having the bass boost switch that you should be able to find the tone you're looking for. The sound was crystal clear and it is amazing how this pickup brings out every little nuance when played through an amplifier. I am very pleased with the Fishman pickup and the way it makes a "just average" guitar sound really good. Works for my playing style. I am mostly rhythm, some lead, and finger picking. Not really rocking out or playing really hard. So I don't know how it would respond to that but it works great for what I do.

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          Does what I wanted it to do

          By Ben

          from NE Florida

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          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Functional
          • Good Quality

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Backup
            • Concerts
            • Practicing

            Comments about Fishman Matrix Infinity Acoustic Guitar Under Saddle Pickup:

            I have a D28 and needed to be able to have volume for larger rooms and this system is what Martin puts in the instruments from the factory. It changed to sound a little bit, but it still sounds good. I like it.

            (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            well made quality product

            By Rich

            from Palm Bay Florida

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            Pros

            • Good Quality
            • Improves Sound
            • Volume And Tone Controll

            Cons

            • Replacing The Battery

            Best Uses

              Comments about Fishman Matrix Infinity Acoustic Guitar Under Saddle Pickup:

              make sure your saddle is straight and have this unit installed by someone you know has done it before

              (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              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

                (5 of 5 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

                    (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    Great pickup - easy install

                    By Ozello Pete

                    from Crystal River, FL

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                    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.

                    (4 of 4 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.

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