Welcome to the Revolution

The new global resource for amplified string players.

Coming Soon!

We're now adding the low end to our library!

New Exclusive Tone Dexter Libraries Coming Soon

Specifically Crafted for Yamaha and Steinberger Electric Instruments

Core Features:

Pickup Library

Demo every major and boutique brand of pickup (and mini mic) for violin, viola, and cello and shoot them out in real time using our unique media player.

Powerful Tutorials

Learn how to select the right gear and find your sound onstage in our amazingly simple to use E-Bootcamp tutorials.  Whether you are a teacher, student or seasoned pro, The Pickup Test is the place for you!

Community

Learn and share ideas in our forums!  An amazing resource by string players for string players!

New Content Each Month

With new tests, interviews, and tutorials coming online each month, The Pickup Test is the online community you've been looking for!
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