$ 878,00
cable jack-jack
$ 38,00
extra cable stat-bcm
$ 58,00
cable xlr-xlr
$ 58,00


The STAT Series of contact microphones has been specially developed to bring out the best sound qualities of bowed stringed instruments in louder musical environments, or in amplified performance situations.

Schertler’s bridge-mounted STAT-C is perfect for cellists performing in loud musical environments. Designed to bring out the richness of the instrument’s lower register, it also produces clarity in the higher ranges. STAT-C is remarkable for its high resistance to feedback, making it an ideal system for rock, jazz or fusion performances with high levels of amplification. It also works very effectively with signal processors and effects units.

STAT-C-ROAD includes pickup, cable and Schertler’s sophisticated YELLOW BLENDER preamp with regulated AC power supply. The preamp enables players to control a range of parameters including gain, EQ and resonance.

For Belgian bridge please have a look at the STAT-V

Nominal impedance 1.6 Kohm
Frequency Response 20 Hz to 12 kHz
Dynamic range 75 dB
Sensitivity (on instrument) ca. -25 dB
Temperature range -10° C to +50° C
Contacts Gold plated
Connection Chinch (RCA) to 1/4" jack
Weight 0.4 kg (0.88lb)
Dimensions 20x10x3.8cm (7.87x4.25x1.49 in)
Frequency Response 10 Hz to 25 kHz (+/- 3dB)
Construction Anodized aluminium box
Mic Input MIC IN: XLR balanced
  Sensitivity: -56 dB
  Impedance: 4.7 Kohm
  Sensitivity: -52 dB
  Impedance: 3 Kohm with 10V on
  Impedance: 200 Kohm with 10V off
RETURN/LINE input 1/4" stereo balanced Jack
  Sensitivity: -30 dB
  impedance 22 Kohm

4 band EQ + adjustable notch filter

  warm and low cut
MASTER OUTPUTS XLR balanced, output level +20 dBu
  Impedance 100 ohm
  1/4" Jack unbalanced, output level +14 dBu
  Impedance 100 ohm
DI output XLR balanced, sensitivity +5 dBu
  Impedance 100 ohm
SEND output XLR balanced, sensitivity +5 dBu
  Impedance 100 ohm
Headphone High class headphone preamplifier
  1/8" Jack, sensitivity +10 dBu
  Impedance 10 ohm
Supply 24VDC 210 mA regulated power supply

Hank Roberts - cello

I have been using Schertler pickups with my cello since 1988 when I met Stephan in St Gallien, Switzerland while on tour. I had heard about the pickups, and once I tried the 'Stat C Vin’ I was convinced that this was the one for me. My opinion has not changed, and I have been using them ever since. These pickups bring an exceptionally warm and vibrant tone without overly accentuated highs or lows. The ‘YELOW BLENDER' has also been an invaluable piece of (‘piece of gold’) equipment that is always with me when I play. With two channels, phantom power, and fantastic EQ parameters, I feel prepared to adapt to any situation that I encounter, particularly when I’m on the road and experience challenging performance rooms and equipment options. The 'A-Dyn’ (I can’t wait to try the now upgraded to the 'DYN UNI P48') has also given me extended options, (indispensable when borrowing a cello on the road).
The ‘STAT PRE’ has always been at the core of my electronic tonal expression since 1988: a must have for these pickups.

In the past, my approach and goal with pickups was to electronically emulate the sound of my acoustic cello. I now realize that my electronic sound (with Schertler Pickups and Electronics at the core of it), is equally as important, enjoyable and fundamental to my work. Tone, timbre and response are among the highest priorities for me when I perform, and I absolutely could not play the cello the way that I do without these wonderful pickups. Playing and sharing music is a wonderfully collaborative way of life for me. I am so happy that I’ve discovered these wonderful pickups, and all of the other advanced electronic devises that Schertler has offered to the world. Thank you Stephan Schertler and Company.

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  • Stat C Installation Tutorial

How it's made - Stat

The housing, which contains the transducer element, gets glued to the cork piece.
The cork piece transmits the vibrations from the bridge to the electrostatic sensor, which then transforms the mechanical vibrations into an electrical signal.

"All pickup products and preamps are manufactured in Mendrisio, Switzerland. Most of the components are produced in our in-house workshop facilities where we have two CNC tooling machines, turning lathes and milling machines, a laser cutter, pneumatic presses, casting devices and obviously a well equipped electronic laboratory. "




Stephan Schertler introduces this issue with an insight into the company’s motivation for developing new products.

More information on Schertler Acoustics at .

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