You can post now and register later. Rich and complex tone with plenty of chime. Name: Charles W Lapp III Rating: 5 null I recently installed the 59 low output humbucker in the bridge of my 73 Les Paul. stratotastic, February 11, 2008 in Electric Guitars. that'll get you some more treble. if the pots are 25k, try changing them to 500k. This is exactly what I was looking for. Powered by Invision Community. Bryan will custom wind a P/U to whatever spec you want so it will match up with your other P/U. FLEOR High Output Alnico 5 Guitar Pickup Double Coil Humbucker Pickups Neck and Bridge Set Black. I have a PRS SE Semi-Hollow with two DiMarzio Air Classic pickups. This is a great reproduction of the original P.A.F. also very quiet pups. The raw nickel cover fits the aesthetic of the guitar perfectly. The neck model is the most articulate, bright-sounding neck-position humbucker that we make—great for adding clarity to any guitar. I don't want any suggestions at or over 8k. By I can't tell much difference in the sound clips between the Nashville and Liverpool models. The medium low output sounds glassy and spanky, yet round and full when played softly. To my ear, the less-common alnico 4 magnets have a balanced and clear tone with all frequencies present and even, and I love the way they sound in a bridge humbucker. Try a GFS vintage Liverpool in the bridge. Low output: 59 Model – Available in both bridge and neck models. Upload or insert images from URL. MickM Friend of Leo's Platinum Supporter. They’re made with the same components as single coils (magnetic poles wrapped in wire). Does a bridge humbucker with lower output into a boosted, high gain amp = more note clarity/definition, for chugs, and chords? The Birth of the Humbucker I also like the Duncan Jazz with series/parallel switching. clone, using real Butyrate Bobbins and all USA-Made parts. Anybody try those? Also there are many DiMarzio options that may suit your needs such as: the Humbucker from Hell, Bluesbucker, and EJ custon neck. The GFS HB-sized Dream and Mean 90s are killer. The original factory pickups were way too hot, so I got some Duncan '59's. The High Output Humbucker has the thickest, fattest tone of all of our humbuckers. Jul 20, 2017 #14. Like @mike_I, I don't mind high output with an Alnico 5 magnet but I'm not that keen on ceramics (the exception being an Oil City Viper which sounds great in my S Series Ibanez). The difference is they are, in fact, two pickups joined together but wired slightly out of sync with each other, which works to eliminate any unwanted hum or feedback – hence the name (they’re also referred to as ‘double coils… Because a conventional humbucker senses the string at two different places, it cancels some frequencies along with the hum. The Full Shred bridge pickup (SH-10) is a bright, medium output humbucker with a tight low end, and scooped mids. Regarding the Pearly Gates, I'm thinking they will have the same, if not hotter output than the '59's. Yes output drops and the peak frequency shifts way up, so it will be brighter than your average Strat pickup. Works best with high output pickups. It’s perfect for anyone looking for the beefiest tone possible. Shop at Replay Guitar Exchange to check out the Seymour Duncan Full Shred Humbucker today! The output on them is vintage humbucker range too. I'm looking for an output level that isn't a whole lot hotter than the Van Zandt Blues in my Strat. Its an all-mahogany 2-humbucker setup. I was thinking about Yngwie and how he has figured out early on (or borrowed the idea from someone) that using low output pickups into a cranked marshall with a cranked OD pedal gave him his glorious clear, bell-like tone in his early days. Leads? × 4.9 (7) $109.95 – $229.95. Check out the GFS Liverpool and Nashville, and Dream 180. I first tried a low output bridge (RR), was pretty good but didn't worked that well with my rig for the higher-gain tones I was after, but I have to admit I'm a bit spoiled by 15 years of hi-output 'buckers. You can expect a spanky, snappy clean tone that’s very articulate, unlike most modern humbuckers, while offering a lot of Single Coil tone. Imperial Humbucker The Imperial® Humbucker captures the airy top end, balanced mid-range, tight lows, and complex overtones of the classic original PAF pickups. pickups created by Seth Lover in the 1950s. It would be brighter and cleaner: almost glassy-sounding. × Increase your … So I was really thinking of lowest output alnico magnet, series wired passive humbuckers without any dummy coils/poles/blades. You could try a Dimarzio PAF Pro or PAF virtual, if you like Dimarzio. Free shipping on all orders! I'm looking for an extra low output PAF style humbucker, somewhere under 8k. By contrast, their Super Distortion humbucker has an output value of 425. (Higher output than the Tele) DiMarzio calls these "Vintage Output" humbuckers, and assign a value of 206 (neck) and 226 (bridge) for the output level. It’s full and fat without being muddy, and at the same time bright, chime-y and articulate. Of course, the FWD60 is a killer Ibanez too. The pickup exhibits excellent harmonic content, lots of midrange and a focused low end. +1...If you want to coil tap I also recommend Lindy Fralin Unbuckers. Now we have a very affordable humbucker pickup, that can be used in either the bridge or neck position. © 2020 Gbase - All rights reserved - v5.1.3427 (rd0003ffa9e989). $32.49 $ 32. We accept all major credit cards and PayPal via our website, telephone, or in-store. FREE Shipping by Amazon. We ship to the continental US only --no international shipping. What about those GFS HB-sized P-90s? Age: 63 Posts: 4,810. per Each .33 lb * Option * Cover/Bobbin Color: Qty: '59 Clone Humbucker Pickup S3PAF728. Carvin Holdsworth H22N (for the neck position). Low output lots of brightness and great pickup. Note: Your post will require moderator approval before it will be visible. This model is the most articulate, bright-sounding neck-position humbucker that Seymour Duncan has to offer — great for adding clarity to any guitar. We then improved on the design to give you a more balanced frequency response. rewinds Seymour made for a number of notable musicians in the UK in the sixties. Our High Output Humbucker is a thick-sounding humbucker that sounds great when split. I'd like to find some pickups that bring out that brightness but have a slightly lower output than the '59's. We also offer no-interest financing options such as PayPal (on-line) and Synchrony Credit (in-store). 3 Kmise Zebra Faced Humbucker Double Coil Pickups For Electric Guitar Pickup (Black & Cream) – Best Value for the Money Humbucker Pickup. The EJ humbuckers are at 7.01 neck / 7.85 bridge. According to the DiMarzio site the HFHell is at 5.82. ... Also, subjectively, how does it sound, bright and thin, or like a humbucker? You may return your purchase for a full refund within 14 days provided it is returned in the same condition with the original packaging, accessories, and documentation. It might seem counter intuitive to use low output pickups but if you listen to Filtertrons which are a very low output humbucker you end up with a lot more clarity than you would with a higher output pickup. In other words, it would sound a lot like a Strat® pickup, but with about the same power as a PAF®. If you’re using a brighter sounding humbucker like our Low Wind Imperial or El Rayo, that coil-split sound can be weak and possibly just too bright. I love low output humbuckers - as has been said clarity is a big plus. The EJ's are pretty good low output /bright humbucker stats' (imo). per Each .36 lb * Option * Cover/Bobbin Color: Qty: '59 Clone Hot Humbucker Pickup S3PAF800. if not, i like either the Seth Lover or the Dimarzio Virtual PAF. my favorite is the cross roads and darkburst sets.im not sure exactly what the specs are but the crossraods is … They do the job pretty well but I think they're a little dark sounding, even though when I play the guitar acoustically it's loud and bright, and are way hotter than my Strat (my normal point of reference). but whats strange is wcr uses a5's in all of his pickups and they sound great. However, when I plug the guitar in after stringing it up, the output of the bridge pickup is EXTREMELY low both in coil split and humbucker modes. Pasted as rich text. You might want to throw in a 500K pot first and see what that does for you. I play mostly roots rock type stuff with a slightly overdriven sound, running through a Duncan Twin Tube Classic or BD-2 into a Holland Little Jimi. Our Best-Selling Humbucker – low output, vintage tone; Thick, strong while still bright. The Fralin Sunbucker® guitar pickup is a very snappy, bright sounding humbucker with a Single Coil vibe. That “broad sonic window” can also push an amp pretty hard, even where vintage-style (aka “low wind” or “low output”) humbuckers are concerned. Based on Lindy’s original design, the Sunbucker humbucker is clean, very articulate, and clear. Dimarzio Humbucker from hell only 5,89kOhms That´s the one i know about but it´s a pickup for the neck mainly since they say it´s very bright in the bridge but just visit DiMarzio.com klick in on humbucker then vintage output and you can read about the Humbucker from hell The neck pickup is fine. Perfect for high-gain playing, especially with single notes. It's an all-mahogany 2-humbucker setup. To compound my annoyance, this guitar is a front routed guitar with a pickguard and a floyd. I take it the Nashville is a little more trebly? Best pup config I've tried with GFS pups in a dual-HB set-up. There is a special sound that you can only get when year equipment has been used for years, a somewhat cringe sound that comes from your guitar offering a drier, yet pretty much harmonic output, like that grasp of … © 1995-2019 Harmony Central, Inc. All rights reserved. Didn't know about the Duckbucker. Experience what a humbucker should really sound like and get inspired by the Pure P.A.F’s beautiful tone. The original factory pickups were way too hot, so I got some Duncan 59s. Definitely worth checking out BG-Pups, Bryan is a great guy and winds some excellent pickups, in terms of duncan you want the seth lover or the pearly gates. Look at the Roadhouse pickups website. Clear editor. Also you get this wonderful 'open' sound - high output humbuckers tend (to my ears) to sound compressed and mid-heavy. BG Buckers by Bryan Gunsher of Norcal Guitar. '59 Clone Low Output Humbucker Pickup S3PAF464. Pearly Gates have a sweet accented top end, a little hotter than a true PAF. Also, have you tried lowering the pickups? Classic Output Humbucker Pickups The Jazz Model humbuckers (SH-2) offer a bright, clear tone that is great for adding … Avail in other strings/positions/colors. The wiring is only 2 conductor. The 2011 SG Standard should be a full face pick guard loaded with a 498T in the bridge and should measure around 14K ohms, but it could be a short somewhere in the PU or the board, could also be a bad magnet, I have an Iommi PU that measures fine but the output is very low ad the mag is very weak. © 1995-2019 Harmony Central, Inc. All rights reserved. I have a Yamaha SBG200 that I picked up as a beater but plays so well it is nudging my Strat out of the #1 spot. never harsh .the neck pup really sings. The GFS's sound pretty cool, and the price is certainly good. 4.6 out of 5 stars 202. A true high output humbucker, the DSH+ covers a broad musical base with musicality, punch, authority, and tone. This amazing pickup is decorated in a flashing black color to perfectly accent your electric guitar's aesthetics. I have a Yamaha SBG200 that I picked up as a beater but plays so well it is nudging my Strat out of the #1 spot. Joined: Oct 13, 2006 Location: A steel guitar engagment. There's plenty of options out there, best of luck. My favorite pups right now! Dream 90 in the neck. They’re often found on Gibson guitars as well as PRS, Jackson and Ibanez instruments, and you can sometimes find them in the bridge position on Strats or Telecasters, alongside single coil pups. its probably because a5's in a low wind pickup tend to have a lot of treble.and most people don't like that. Dimarzio Humbucker From Hell. Buyer is responsible for return shipping unless we have made some type of error. Otherwise, a re-stocking fee may be assessed. GFS dream180's are wonderful pups:thu: they're brite yet smooth. But Its usually a compromise on the overall sound in comparison to the full humbucking sound. That is def' bright. When I hear standard sized, low-output, BRIGHT humbucker, my brain immediately responds - Seymour Duncan Jazz. They offer a bright, yet smooth tone with a clean attack. Can't really afford another axe ATM, but I'd like to get me some 335-like semi-hollow mounted with vintage / low-output BKPs (SM or Mules). Another vote for the Duncan Seth Lover. I've got one right on the edge of 8k and I'm looking for more clarity so this pretty much rules out all the usual suspects. We typically ship via UPS Ground, but some smaller packages (like strings) will go US Postal Service. Display as a link instead, × Alnico 2 magnets have a warm tone with creamy mids and less output, while alnico 5 magnets provide higher output, more bass, and stinging, clear treble. The Lollar Strat Blonde pickups are some of the most in demand stratocaster style pickups we sell here at Humbucker Music. Features an early, smooth breakup; Modernized Gibson PAF® specifications: medium output, with modern clarity and power; USA-made Alnico 4 Magnets for vintage tonal balance and output; Compensated Overwound Bridge for even volume across all pickups As always, feel free to contact our store for more details, or with any questions. I've found a few of them: Electric City RD-64's, RD-59 Low Winds, and Fatty-57's. Overall, and in simple terms, humbuckers are often heard to be a little warmer and smoother, although many can also be very bright and articulate, too. I'm having Bryan wind me a bridge pickup for my new Tele project once I figure out exactly what I want it to sound like... And now I'm toying with the idea of having him wind me a neck humbucker, too. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account. Your link has been automatically embedded. Sound wise, it’s beautiful, sitting somewhere between a low output humbucker and a Strat-style neck position single coil. You cannot paste images directly. Paste as plain text instead, × Whole Lotta Humbucker – based off P.A.F. 4.9 (7) $109.95 – $229.95. That said, it has been interesting to learn about these others. i think it's more to do with the quality of the pickup than output. Sweet sounds, super value… This humbucker set is surprisingly powerful and clear. is a 50’s P.A.F. This model is the most articulate, bright-sounding neck-position humbucker that Seymour Duncan has to offer — great for adding clarity to any guitar. The result is a pickup that is as dynamic, responsive and clear as any good low-output Humbucker with all the fatness of higher-output Humbucker. Kmise Zebra Faced Humbucker Double Coil Pickups For Electric Guitar Pickup (Black & Cream) Carvin C22B for the bridge position. Well suited for classic rock or metal. Also they seem kinda mid-rangey, and my amp can make a flat Boogie sound scooped. Lindy’s favorite humbucker, the Pure P.A.F. Generally speaking....The lower the resistance measurement the brighter the pup will sound. DeArmond Goldtones.....if you can still find them. Looks like that option can be opened up with the 4-conductor wiring on the GFS's. Re: Lowest output humbucker in production? This is a plus when the gain is cranked to the 'patent pending' setting but otherwise gives a bland tone, for me. The DSH+ is our fattest sounding humbucker with … It doesn’t sound like a Strat, Tele, or P-90 single coil. Your previous content has been restored. Seymour Duncan Antiquity Humbucker Set. Check my sig. 49. Scatterwound using 42 gauge Formvar (neck pickup) and Plain Enamel (Bridge pickup) wire: Neck- Alnico V, 7.9k This new model is available in both bridge and neck models The 42-gauge wire and traditional coil offset ensure a lively top-end and dynamic response. The Seymour Duncan Full Shred Humbucker Guitar Pickup is a bright, medium output humbucker with a tight low end and scooped mids. What if there was a humbucker that cancelled fewer frequencies? It sounds like half of a humbucker. The Seymour Duncan Full Shred Humbucker Guitar Pickup is a bright, medium output humbucker with a tight low end and scooped mids. Like others have mentioned the higher the volume pot the brighter. Get it as soon as Tue, Dec 8. 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