Mojotone claims to have "solved the soundhole pickup problem" with the Quiet Coil NC-1 acoustic pickup

Mojotone Quiet Coil NC-1
(Image credit: Mojotone)

Mojotone has released the newest addition to its Quiet Coil pickup line with the NC-1 acoustic guitar pickup.

After several years of research and development from the North Carolina-based manufacturer, Mojotone claims to have made a breakthrough for players who want natural and uncompromising acoustic guitar tones.

Attempting to capture and recreate the natural sound of your acoustic guitar, the single-coil pickup is voiced more like a condenser mic and vows to eliminate the tinny, high-end shrills associated with all magnetic soundhole pickups and banish the harsh, unwelcome outside feedback that kills your tone.

With the NC-1, Mojotone hopes to achieve pristine acoustic tones and brilliant natural sounds. Pretty impressive.

Mojotone also claims that the NC-1 requires no extra compensation from external EQs or pedals to achieve stunning tones and that its noise-free design achieves perfectly balanced string-to-string volume, vowing to bring out the best in your guitar's tone. Hear it in action below.

Mojotone Quiet Coil NC-1

(Image credit: Mojotone)

Promising to be suitable for stadiums, stages and coffee shops, the NC-1's noise-free preamp also aims to make the pickup perfect for all performance scenarios.

As an added bonus, the lightweight, easy-to-install design can be added as a permanent fixture to your guitar or as a removable addition for as and when you need it, using the flexible, low-capacitance shielded cable.

The Mojotone Quiet Coil NC-1 is available now for $189.95.

Head over to Mojotone for more info.

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Matt Owen

Matt is a Staff Writer, writing for Guitar World, Guitarist and Total Guitar. He has a Masters in the guitar, a degree in history, and has spent the last 16 years playing everything from blues and jazz to indie and pop. When he’s not combining his passion for writing and music during his day job, Matt records for a number of UK-based bands and songwriters as a session musician.