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Singlecoil

NAMM '16 - Mojotone '58 Quiet Coil S-style Pickup Set, Deacon, and MT Pilot Demos

February 25, 2016
Hear a new, vintage-inspired set of S-style pickups and two new tube heads—one loaded with 6V6s and another with KT66s.
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Fishman Releases Fluence Signature Pickups from Greg Koch, Devin Townsend, and Stephen Carpenter

January 22, 2016
Fishman is introducing three new Fluence Signature Series pickup sets for Greg Koch, Devin Townsend and Stephen Carpenter.
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Mojotone Unveils Quiet Coil Pickups

November 25, 2015
A series of noise-canceling Strat pickups that look, sound, and feel like traditional single-coil pickups.
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5-Way Frenzy: Vintage-Style Strat Pickup Review Roundup

October 5, 2015
We test high-end sets from Amalfitano, Fender, Klein, Manlius, and Mojotone in a carefully calibrated American Vintage ’56 Stratocaster.
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Guerrilla Warfare Introduces Fullerton Single-Coil Pickups

September 1, 2015
Replacement pickups that are available as single pickups or as calibrated sets with a reverse wound, reverse polarity middle pickup.
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Mod Garage: The Bill Lawrence 5-way Telecaster Circuit

August 14, 2015
Get convincing “in-between” Strat sounds from Teles and other two-pickup guitars.
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SNAMM '15 - Fishman Greg Koch Signature Fluence Telecaster Pickups Demo

July 20, 2015
The comical guitarist shows off his new T-style pickups with some added tonal flair.
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Sheptone Unveils the Alnico Blues Single-Coil Pickups

February 5, 2015
A fuller, less aggressive pickup with all of the tone and character of their popular AB Customs.
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Bartolini Releases Ace and Singularity Pickups

January 23, 2015
Both pickups offer noise cancellation.
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Fishman Releases the ToneDEQ Preamp and Neo-Buster Pickup

November 24, 2014
The Neo-Buster combines the Neo-D single-coil pickup with a feedback-fighting soundhole cover.
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Lust for Tone Introduces the Fandango Single-Coil Pickup

November 5, 2014
The pickups use calibrated Alnico III sandcast magnets.
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Quick Hit: Nordstrand NVT A3 Pickups

October 12, 2014
T-style pickup set with addictive textural quality that sets it apart from many vintage-style units.
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Mod Garage: The Dick Dale Wiring

October 9, 2014
The unique wiring scheme behind the definitive surf sound.
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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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Summer NAMM '14 - Palir Guitars Classic T6 Paisley & Porter Pickups T90 Demos

July 29, 2014
See and hear Palir's newest T-style in action as it's loaded with USA-made, handwound pickups.
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Mod Garage: 7 Tele Bridge Pickup Alternatives

April 18, 2014
Tired of twang? Inject your T-style with new life.
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Angeltone Unveils Stannard and VS Series Pickups

February 13, 2014
The VS model offers real nitrocellulose lacquer-dipped fiber bobbins that are made in house.
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Fishman Pickups Unveils the Fluence Series

January 31, 2014
Fluence will be introduced in Single Coil, Classic and Modern Humbucker designs, in a variety of finishes, with more models to follow in the coming year.
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NAMM '14 - Fishman Fluence Single-Coil Demo

January 24, 2014
Watch a demo of Fishman's first electric guitar pickup.
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Zexcoil Releases Underwound Series of Pickups

December 18, 2013
The Underwound Series of pickups are designed to be more compatible with the conventional 250k control potentiometers found in most standard S-style guitars.
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