Louis Electric

November issue is here!

Singlecoil

JBE Pickups Releases the S-Deluxe Chunky Bridge Pickup

July 30, 2013
JBE Pickups announces a new Strat pickup aimed at more muscular sounds.
Read More

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.
Read More

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.
Read More

The Two-Pickup Esquire Wiring

March 11, 2013
Also called the “Broadcaster blend circuit,” this wiring is the transition circuit between the single-pickup Esquire and the Telecaster with its well-known dual-pickup configuration.
Read More

GFS Introduces REDactives Pickupsx

March 8, 2013
GFS Pickups introduced the REDactive pickup system–available in humbucker, single-coil, and bass models.
Read More

How to Balance Pickups on Strats and Teles

December 10, 2012
Adjusting pickup height sounds simple, but pickups that aren’t adjusted properly can cause problems.
Read More

D. Allen Johnny Hiland JohnnyBlades Pickups Review

January 10, 2012
The main goals of the JohnnyBlades are to deliver great single-coil tone, stay noiseless, and be versatile enough to cover a wide range of genres.
Read More

Stratocaster Parallel/Series Switching

November 15, 2011
In this and next month’s column, we’ll explore parallel/series pickup switching schemes for the single-coil pickups in your Strat.
Read More

The Stratocaster "Jazz Switch" Mod

October 18, 2011
Prior to 1967, Fender used the following wiring: bridge pickup alone, neck pickup alone, and neck pickup alone with an additional 0.1 µF cap engaged.
Read More

Adjusting Stratocaster Pickup Height, Pt. 2

June 14, 2011
Finding the height at which each pickup sounds best by itself.
Read More