• For Guitar and Other Stringed Instruments
  • External Mount
  • Includes Pre-wired External Jack w/One Foot Cable
  • High Output, No Preamp Needed
  • Easy to Install - No Drilling!

Perfect for recording, broadcast or live performances where its high-level output and feedback rejection are most needed. Mounts on top of the guitar adjacent to the bridge. For use with virtually any flat top or arch top guitar. Installation requires no tools nor alterations to the instrument.

Also works for Balalaika, Berimbau, Drums, Guitar, Guitarron, Kalimba, Koto, Lute, Sitar, Steel Drum, Ukulele, Zither, Tap Floor, Any Wooden Instrument.

The Barcus-Berry 1457 is the highest output guitar pickup in the Barcus-Berry line! Compatible with virtually any flat top or arch top guitar, instrument or surface. Installation of the 1457 requires no tools or alterations to the instrument. Used by Tony Award winning dancer and choreographer, Savion Glover.


- Pickup/Transducer: Piezo transducer for external mount with adhesive mounting strip attached
- Output Jack: 1/4" external mount with adhesive attached
- Adhesive mounting strips for transducer (6)
- Adhesive mounting strips for output jack (3)
- Installation instructions
- Preamp: Not included; Not required

Product Details

  • General
    • Manufacturer: Barcus-Berry
    • MPN: 1457
    • SKU: BB1457
  • Jack
    • Input: 1/4" mono
    • Placement: External
  • Pickup
    • Placement: External
    • Sensor Type: Piezo
    • String Type: Nylon
    • String Type: Steel
  • Specifications
    • Pickup dimensions: 2" x 3/8" x 1/8" (3/16" with adhesive)
    • Pickup lead wire: 12 inches
  • Product Specs

    Brand New (New)
    Acoustic Pickups

    About The Seller

    Blue Star Music
    Joined Mar 2014
    San Diego, CA, United States


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    This product can be returned within 30 days of receipt.

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    Items must be returned in original, as-shipped condition with all original packaging and no signs of use. Buyer assumes responsibility for all return shipping costs unless the item was not received as described.


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    WARRANTY - The products we sell are brand new in the box and covered under the manufacturer's warranty, unless otherwise specified in the auction listing. We do not perform warranty repairs -- all warranty service and replacement is performed by the manufacturer. Buyer should contact the manufacturer of the product for warranty service during the warranty period.

    INTERNATIONAL WARRANTY- When an item is shipped outside of the United States, it is covered by the U.S. warranty only, and must be serviced in the United States. If the product is defective or requires warranty service, it must be sent back to us for service. As the buyer, you are responsible for the cost of shipping in both directions for warranty items. Please contact us for a return authorization before returning any items for warranty service.

    RETURNS - Returns are accepted within 30 days for brand new, unopened items with all of the parts and packaging in original condition. We do not accept returns once a product has been used or installed. If you are having a problem with your product please contact us for assistance. Shipping costs are not refundable. If you received a free shipping option, our original shipping and handling costs are not refundable and may be deducted from any refund. Please contact us for a return authorization before returning any items to us.

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    Blue Star Music

    San Diego, CA, United States
    Joined: Mar 2014

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