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Humbucker

DiMarzio and John Petrucci Announce Illuminator Pickups

September 17, 2013
Two new Illuminator humbucking pickups for 6-string electric guitars and two new Illuminator 7 humbucking pickups for 7-string electric guitars are now available.
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Lollar Pickups Release Gold Foil Pickups

August 23, 2013
With these Gold Foils, expect crystal clear top end with lots of in-your-face harmonic overtones, and a wide dynamic range that can make a typical tube amp give up the dirt - while retaining all the detail and “3D” you expect from a Lollar.
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Lace Music Releases Dually T Plus Humbucker

July 15, 2013
For the first time in 20 years, Lace will make a replacement humbucker for Tele Plus models.
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Schertler Introduces Magentico Pickups

April 8, 2013
At this year’s Frankfurt Musikmesse, Swiss manufacturer Schertler introduces MAGNETICO, a revolutionary new magnetic pickup series for fretted instruments.
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Lace Pickups Announce Man O' War Bass Pickups

March 29, 2013
California-Lace has released a new line of passive Lace Sensors for the bass guitar. Called the “Man O’ War” Series they are the latest in Lace bass technology.
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Seymour Duncan Announces Launch of Pegasus 7 & 8 String Pickups

March 27, 2013
Straight off the recent launch of the Whole Lotta Humbucker, Seymour Duncan is now releasing the Pegasus 7 & 8 string bridge pickup.
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EMG 66-N/57-B Humbuckers Review

March 11, 2013
Blending vintage character and EMG’s trademark fidelity, the new 57-B and 66-N humbuckers might just become modern classics.
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Railhammer Pickups Announces Anvil Model

March 11, 2013
Railhammer pickups have released the Anvil–designed for the players who want the chunky tone and sustain of a high output design but with excellent clarity and string definition.
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GFS Introduces REDactives Pickupsx

March 8, 2013
GFS Pickups introduced the REDactive pickup system–available in humbucker, single-coil, and bass models.
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Fastback Releases Beard Comber Pickups

March 6, 2013
Fastback announces the Beard Comber pickup, designed in partnership with Ryan "Fluff" Bruce.
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NAMM '13 - Viktorian Guitars El Grace Demo

March 5, 2013
Premier Guitar is on location in Anaheim, California, for the 2013 NAMM Show, where PG's Shawn Hammond visits the Viktorian Guitars booth. In this segment, we get to hear the El Grace guitar.
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NAMM '13 - Mighty Mite Motherbucker Demo

March 5, 2013
Premier Guitar is on location in Anaheim, California, for the 2013 NAMM Show, where PG's Rich Osweiler visits the Mighty Mite booth. In this segment, we get to see and hear the Motherbucker pickup.
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NAMM '13 - Seymour Duncan Whole Lotta Humbucker

March 1, 2013
Premier Guitar is on location in Anaheim, California, for the 2013 NAMM Show, where PG's Charles Saufley visits the Seymour Duncan booth. In this segment, we get to see the Whole Lotta Humbucker.

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Seymour Duncan Announces Launch of Whole Lotta Humbucker

February 21, 2013
Previously only available in the UK, Seymour Duncan has announced the worldwide availability of the Whole Lotta Humbucker.
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NAMM '13 - EMG Pickups Zakk Wylde Interview & 25th Anniversary Metal Works Signature Models

February 20, 2013
PG's Rebecca Dirks is on location in Anaheim, California, for the 2013 NAMM Show where she visits the EMG Picksup booth. In this segment, we get to hear from EMG endorsee Black Label Society's/ex-Ozzy Osbourne lead guitarist Zakk Wylde about his partnership with the company and celebrating his 25th Anniversary with EMG by unveiling the Metal Works Buzzsaw, Vertigo, and Bullseye pickup covers for his signature pickup sets.
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Seymour Duncan SH-16 '59/Custom Hybrid Humbucker Review

December 10, 2012
Able to handle both clean and overdriven sounds with ease, Seymour Duncan''s SH-16 ’59/Custom Hybrid is a vintage-tinged humbucker that has a unique edge and enough modern muscle to play harder styles of music.
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Humbucker Pickups in an Esquire, PT. 2

December 10, 2012
Fig. 1. Wiring diagram for 3-way operation of the Chopper T Bridge pickup. Diagram courtesy of dimarzio.com In last month’s column, we began exploring options for installing a humbucker
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L.R. Baggs M80 Pickup Review

December 10, 2012
From heavy flatpicked strumming to delicate fingerstyle, the L.R. Baggs M80 soundhole pickup is a worthwhile investment that represents a pretty sweet value for any application.
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Humbucker Pickups in an Esquire, PT. 1

November 5, 2012
In recent months, we’ve been exploring wiring options for the Fender Esquire. This time around we’ll continue our journey by investigating Esquire-friendly humbuckers.
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EMG Releases 57/66 Humbuckers

October 29, 2012
The unique combination of Alnico V magnets combined with steel pole pieces produce a type of tone that will suit players at any level or music type.
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