Re: I want to fit a sustainer into my lovely DBK, but which one?
Both 9 volt. And according to recent news Steve has had several sustainiacs installed as well as fernandes. I have used the fernandes and now use the sustainiac. I prefer the sustainiac myself. It comes in both single coil and humbucker sizes (fernandes 401's are only SC and 101's are not worth buying in the first place), sounds much much better as a pickup, is easier to install and requires less mods to the guitar, and the fact that it is several peices wired together instead of one board means you can place the knobs and switches in places better for your playing. Of the two i say sustainiac hands down. But that is just me and i may be wierd that way. And the delay you speak of is common in both brands. Since the sustainers automatically select the bridge pickup when on there will be an audible yet short sound outtage when you click them off if you are not in bridge position. So happy hunting