The Band is an instant-fit pick-up which velcros to itself around the body of the instrument. It requires no alteration of the instrument itself and generates a strong passive (no batteries required) signal which can usually be plugged straight into a mixing desk or combo amp.
The multiple pick-up elements, of the Violin version of The Band, are tuned specifically for Violin and deliver a lively, tailored passive signal. The Band is used equally in folk/rock and classical situations and is a favorite with sound engineers and players alike, as it offers far greater volume levels before feedback, compared to mics. The Band cuts feedback, bowing noise, body noise and excessive treble by acoustic filter.