OK, this topic is already discussed in a thread in the "tech"area, but since it seems to be a problem especially with the nitefly model, I post it here again!
The piezo pickup of my nitefly is producing an annoying high pitched ringing on the g, b and high e string. In the beginning I thought that the noise was produced by the springs in the back of the guitar, but after putting a lot of foam in there, ist was still there.
Searching the forum brought the solution (... thanks cigame3...): The ringing is produced by that little part of the string between the saddle and the hole where the string comes out. Damping there takes away the ringing ... although I havent found a durable and handy way to do that, yet... .
For those of you who haven't had that problem: I made a little recording.
You can find it here:http://www.tomwerner.com/daten/piezo-noise.wav
The guitar went straight into the audio interface, so what you hear is just the guitar. First you hear the output of the magnetic pup: nearly no ringing.
Then I switch to the piezo pup: annoying RINGING!! (... I guess you need rather good monitors to hear it, it's very high pitched ... those little laptop-speakers probably won't do it...).
Then you hear the same part, played with the piezo and this professional damping device attached, that you can see in the picture: the ringing is nearly gone!
Here's the picture:
What do you think of that?? Anybody else with that problem??
JohnP, is that a known problem or is there a professional solution? It's really an annoying sound ... . Thanks for your help :-)