The MEGA WING is a fully integrated active pickup system which provides the sound engine for all authentic Sky Guitars. The MEGA WING concept was designed to eliminate certain inherent limitations and problems of conventional pick-up systems and to vastly improve the sonic possibilities of the amplified guitar.
The main components of the sound engine are:
- The Black Box contains the “brain” of Mega Wing – the electronics, gain and EQ
- The Pick-ups (2 super power humbuckers and 1 single coil)
- The 18-Volt power supply – switchable from 110v to 240v
- 5 control knobs (Volume, Treble, Mid-range, Bass, Gain)
- 5-way toggle switch
- 2 humbucker to single coil switches
- Stereo lead
MEGA WING III was designed exactly to Uli’s wishes and is the result of years of research and development which began in the leate Eighties. The heart and brains of the system is a potent combination of a pre-amp designed by John Oram (“the Godfather of the British EQ”) and specially designed low impedance pickups made by Boris and Fiona Dommenget.
It took countless prototypes to find the perfect recipe of magnets and coils to perfectly suit Uli’s needs. The humbucker size bridge pickups and neck pickups feature a mixture of Ceramic and Alnico 5 magnets.
Apart from the extremely effective and great sounding EQ, the GAIN CONTROL is a feature found on no other guitar on the market and gives the player an unprecedented amount of control over the amp. The connection to the Sky Guitar is performed by a high quality microphone cable with stereo TRS jacks.