Better to have a sustainer pedal or a sustainiac pickup?

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    Romain Tassan
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    Hello there, I was just wondering if it was better to get a sustainer pedal or a guitar with sustainiac pickup. I really love the kind of things to can do by sustaining your notes like Guthrie Govan does on Drive Home (5:07)

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    #3011
    Ids Schiere
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    I feel like a sustainiac can Do more and is easier to use than a sustain pedal. However, getting a sustainiac in your guitar always seemed a bit of a Hassle to me and guitars with a sustainiac always seemed quite extensive. But you should probably figure out how moch money you want to spent on it

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    #3015
    Joe Giumarello
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    I love my sustaniac. I use it all the time! But I agree with Ids that they are expensive but if you wanted a new guitar and wanted a sustainiac, check the used market

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    #3157
    Romain Tassan
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    Thanks for the answers! I’m not ready to buy another guitar so… it may be a stupid question but is it possible to buy sustainiac pickups and put them on my guitar? Not sure to know how it works

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    #3158
    Joe Giumarello
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    Yes but you’d have to drill your guitar for the switch and doing so you may crack the lacquer

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    #3159
    Filip Tomiša
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    Your guitar needs to have a 9v battery compartment

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    #3170
    Markus Nick
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    Hey guys, can you tell my what a sustainiac or sustainer is and how it works? Never heard about that. Thanks

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    #3171
    Filip Tomiša
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    Sustaniac is a pickup that can basically hold a note forever ( until the battery dies). You can play a note and it will hold it as long as you want it to.

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    #3172
    Julian Barton
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    Hey so I am buying eventually a guitar with a sustaniac probably within the next year should I forgo the 25 dollar sustain pedal or buy one so I have it for other guitars. I have been debating this.

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    #3288
    Romain Tassan
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    I actually have a place for a 9V battery (I originally have a set of EMG 81+60). So I’ve been checking Seymour Duncan website quickly but I haven’t found any sustainiac pick up for sale?

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    #3289
    Ids Schiere
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    Sustainiac is its own Brand it is not own editie by seymour Duncan. You do alsop need the 9th batterij compartiment for your emg pickups dont you? Or did you already change them. Besides That you also need to have honest for the one of switch and the mode selecteren of the sustainiac. Then you need a way to connect the wires top the on off switch and the mode selector which basically means you need to creatieve a hallway(so to speak) in your guitar, which seems a bit of a Hassle

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    Ids Schiere
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