Nominated Three Times for Innovation Award

Carlos Amplification is nominated three times for INNOVATION AWARD (2009+ 2010+2013) held by German Innovation award IT in Consumer Electronics, an initiative for the German Middle Market (Mittelstand), chaired by the Federal Ministry of Economy and Technology.


Only official Carlos retailers may sell and install a Carlos pickup. Carlos has personally verified their credentials in installing and selling these world-class pickups.

Recognized Name in Sound

The Carlos brand is world-famous for its performance, accuracy, highest satisfying quality and reliability.

Status Symbol

The Carlos pickup is a status symbol - the Rolls Royce of all acoustic guitar pickups. Your music will benefit from this move to a higher sound level.


“Carlos Juan manufactures the best example of tubular under-saddle-style pickup. The pickup sounds better then most, regardless of style … A vast improvement over most ...And it feeds back the least of our bunch.” "Vintage Guitar Magazine", Nov. 2007

Portfolio Videos

History of Carlos Amplification

Video outlining the history of Carlos Amplification. VIPs include Eric Clapton, Gary Moore, George Benson, and many more.

Carlos Power Nails

Nails reinforcement set for guitarists used by the great Pat Metheny and numerous other VIPs.

Carlos SLY Installation

This clip shows how easy it is to self-install the new Carlos SLY pickup: to find the position of the two sensors on the guitar top outside before gluing them on same spots inside.

CP-1 “Vicente” Installation

This video clip explains how to install Carlos Juan Acoustic Pickup in any acoustic guitar, incl. Carlos spoken comments of installation-steps in depth.