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HotHands
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August 27, 2014 - 11:28 pm
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i recently opened up my violin (cecilio cevn-1bk) out of curiosity. mainly because im interested in the pickup, it sits right under the bridge and is soldered to the little board, can it be changed out?

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Not sure about the cecilio - but on the EV I have, the pickup is mounted from the top side  - so to change it I would have to (a) open the electronics compartment on the underside, and unplug the lead from the pickup that goes into the electronics assembly (don't know if yours has a plug or is soldered directly, of course), then (b) remove the bridge, carefully lever-out the pickup (assuming they haven't glued it down!) and then extract it and its attached cable.  On my EV the cable from the pickup goes through a small hole in the body directly under the bridge and into the electronics compartment.

I would take a wild guess that the Cecilio would be similar....

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that sounds almost exactly what i saw in mine, i think ill give it a shot once i find another pickup. thanks for the info, ill be looking into it

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