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Humbucker

Schuyler Dean Pickups Introduces the Raybucker

March 10, 2015
A switchable output pickup that can sound like a Filter’Tron or a PAF humbucker.
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Lust For Tone Introduces the Swampbucker

March 3, 2015
An optional wiring harness offers quick engagement of coil tapping and out-of-phase selections across all positions.
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Mod Garage: Humbucker Height Adjustment

February 27, 2015
What’s the ideal pickup height? And how do you adjust the pole pieces?
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Dean Zelinsky Guitars Unveils SideKick Pickup

February 26, 2015
A single humbucker that can offer single-coil tones.
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NAMM '15 - Fishman Fluence Modern Humbucker 7-String and Fluence Classic Humbucker Demos

February 20, 2015
See and hear a demo of their latest electric-guitar pickups by Unearth's Ken Susi and the comedic Greg Koch.
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Tone Tips: Decoding the PAF Humbucker

February 2, 2015
Why are these pickups so popular? And why does their sound vary so much from unit to unit?
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Bartolini Releases Ace and Singularity Pickups

January 23, 2015
Both pickups offer noise cancellation.
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Sheptone Announces the Heartbreaker Humbucker

December 17, 2014
The humbucker pickups are not wound to duplicate any particular Jimmy Page guitar, but to emulate his classic sound.
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Seymour Duncan Unveils the Retribution Humbucker

December 11, 2014
Designed in conjunction with Fear Factory guitarist Dino Cazares.
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Schuyler Dean Pickups Releases the Parliament Humbucker

December 11, 2014
A pickup that sounds like a cross between a PAF and Filter’Tron.
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Deacci Unveils Pure Vintage Line of Pickups

December 8, 2014
An arcane mathematical sequence inspired the design.
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ThroBak Electronics Announces the Pre-T-301 Pickup

December 4, 2014
The Pre-T-301 reproduces a classic pickup that bridged the gap between PAFs and T-Top’s in the mid to late '60s.
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Hutchinson Guitar Concepts Releases the Limulus

November 7, 2014
The first standard model from HGC.
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Bogner Unveils PAF-Style Pickups

November 3, 2014
Bogner Amplification has partnered with renown and highly respected Arcane Pickups for their exclusive line of vintage PAF-style humbuckers.
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Schuyler Dean Pickups Introduces the D Coils

October 22, 2014
The pickups are scatterwound to 7K bridge and 6.5K neck with vintage-spec plain-enamel wire.
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Schuyler Dean Pickups Announces the Apex Humbucker

September 30, 2014
Scatterwound to 9.8K in the neck and 10.7K in the bridge, these are aggressive pickups.
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DiMarzio Releases PAF Master Pickups

September 18, 2014
Instead of “accidentally” unbalancing the coils they are tuned to different frequencies.
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Cult Coils: Lesser-Known Vintage Pickups

August 14, 2014
These six models boast fine tones and unique personalities, but they’ve never quite gotten their due.
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Tom Doyle Completes Les Paul’s Final Project and Releases Doyle Coils Tru-Clones PAF Humbuckers

August 6, 2014
Les Pauls longtime guitar tech fulfills promise and delivers Les Paul’s ideal guitar sound in a new set of pickups.
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Summer NAMM '14 - Dialtone Pickups Prototype Humbucker Demo

July 31, 2014
See and hear brand new humbuckers that have onboard controls to alter and change frequencies on the fly.
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