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Re:Re: Looper's Essential Infinite Sustain

The sustainiac does have a special pickup that mounts
in the neck position, however, it does operate as a
regular pick up too.  Actually, I kind of dig it's

--- a k butler <akbutler@tiscali.co.uk> wrote:

> Infinite guitar sustain
> >  From what he's said, there are some electronics
> that do the same 
> > job as standing in front of a very loud amp and
> controlling the 
> > feedback (like Fripp on "Heroes") that produces
> infinite sustain, 
> > as opposed to alternating magnets vibrating the
> strings, which is I 
> > think other devices get huge sustain.
> I think I saw a description once.
> One of the guitar pickups is run "in reverse".
> i.e. the amplified guitar signal is sent to the
> pick-up, which 
> vibrates the string.
> I don't know if you need a special pickup for this,
> but certainly 
> some regular pickups would burn out rather quickly.
> If that's right, it would be a fixed position ebow.
> andy butler

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