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Recently, my under-saddle B-Band pickup has gone silent, but only on the low E.

Acoustically, everything sounds just fine. The saddle hasn't been removed recently and everything appears sound.

Any suggestions on how to diagnose the problem? Could the pickup have gone bad in just the one spot? Is it liable to have moved under the saddle?

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I had the same problem on an electro-acoustic, but that was after I'd taken the saddle off. The solution was to bed it down properly on the bridge, as the pup needs to have very good physical contact with the saddle. Gentle tapping was the order of the day, till I heard that the string was being picked up.

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