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Fishman announced a whole new range of electric guitar pickups at namm this year.
They are called the Fishman Fluence pickups and are designed to give you two classic tones in one pickup and they are able to do that because they use a non wound pickup. The thing they do is use a cirquit board to replicate the wounds for a really stable and consistent sound.

I personally don’t know what to think because on one side I would like to have some classic tones but on the other side people are probably going to sound the same if they have the same guitar which is not so good in my opinion.

As I can’t really decide, what do you think?

Here is a video for the people that want to hear them in action:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nEbgIqaVC-E

Seymour Duncan has released the Perpetual Burn at NAMM 2014.

This model is Jason Becker’s signature model and is said to be in between an ‘59 and a JB.

Seymour Duncan also announced another signature pickup: a rickenbacker style pickup for Lemmy. 

thecreamery:

Customer specified chrome covers & gold screws - wasn’t sure at first but I like it. What do you think? Black Cat #humbucker sized #Filtertron #pickups - the classic Filtertron design with lower output coils and large, strong magnet inside - just in a standard #Gibson #PAF Humbucker size

(via guitarlust)

The namm show ends tomorrow so I will try to post as much of the new pickups that are released at namm as I can find as soon as possible, so stay tuned!

The latest pickup from Bareknuckle,
Their marketing:
"The Bare Knuckle Juggernaut encapsulates everything that I look for in a pickup in a ground breaking way. I can finally have the tightness and attack of a ceramic with the dynamics and musical nature of an Alnico. I can proudly call the Bare Knuckle ‘Juggernaut’ my signature pickup set.” Misha Mansoor
The Juggernaut humbucker is designed with symmetrically hand-wound twin screw coils and has a unique combination of massiveAlnico V and ceramic VIII flankers for its engine in the bridge and a custom size Alnico V in the neck. Bass response is big and focused with lots of weight in the mids for the ultimate in definition through complex extended chord voicings. High end is rich and vocal with all of the articulation and dynamic control that Misha demands for his progressive playing style. "The pickups are full and musical at all times even though they are super tight and can turn very aggressive if you pick hard." Whether it’s crushing rhythm tones, fluid solo tone or massive clean soundscapes that you want to create, the Juggernaut humbuckers deliver on every level. The stunning optional ‘Bulb’ design cover etch adds a further dimension to an already unique pickup. As with all Bare Knuckle humbuckers, 4 conductor hook-up not only allows access to standard series (humbucking) tone but also parallel wiring (still hum cancelling) or selection of either individual coil for total versatility. ** DC Readings6 string Bridge - 13.3K / 7 string Bridge - 14.3K6 string Neck - 8.9K / 7 string Neck - 9.3K

The latest pickup from Bareknuckle,

Their marketing:

"The Bare Knuckle Juggernaut encapsulates everything that I look for in a pickup in a ground breaking way. I can finally have the tightness and attack of a ceramic with the dynamics and musical nature of an Alnico. I can proudly call the Bare Knuckle ‘Juggernaut’ my signature pickup set.” Misha Mansoor

The Juggernaut humbucker is designed with symmetrically hand-wound twin screw coils and has a unique combination of massiveAlnico V and ceramic VIII flankers for its engine in the bridge and a custom size Alnico V in the neck. Bass response is big and focused with lots of weight in the mids for the ultimate in definition through complex extended chord voicings. High end is rich and vocal with all of the articulation and dynamic control that Misha demands for his progressive playing style. 

"The pickups are full and musical at all times even though they are super tight and can turn very aggressive if you pick hard." 

Whether it’s crushing rhythm tones, fluid solo tone or massive clean soundscapes that you want to create, the Juggernaut humbuckers deliver on every level. The stunning optional ‘Bulb’ design cover etch adds a further dimension to an already unique pickup. 

As with all Bare Knuckle humbuckers, 4 conductor hook-up not only allows access to standard series (humbucking) tone but also parallel wiring (still hum cancelling) or selection of either individual coil for total versatility. 


** DC Readings
6 string Bridge - 13.3K / 7 string Bridge - 14.3K
6 string Neck - 8.9K / 7 string Neck - 9.3K

There are some approximation to p90s in Tele format. Some are made by Curtis Novak, At The Creamery, Vintage Vibe and even GFS I think.
fuckyeahguitarpickups fuckyeahguitarpickups Said:

Thanks for the addition! (:

Asker Anonymous Asks:
so i have a vintage modified tele.(semi hollow.) i was thinking of adding a p90 on the bridge. but i would have to buy a new bridge(since this one is cut to fit the small single coil) and cut up the guitar body to fit the p90. would i risk ruining the guitars structure since its semi hollow already? are their single coil sized p90's?
fuckyeahguitarpickups fuckyeahguitarpickups Said:

Well first off I would recommend to check out of there is a centre block in your guitar or if it is completely hollow by just removing one pickup. (I guess it has got a centre block) And if there is a centre block you could consider routing the body to fit a p90. But if you want to go the easy way and not route your body for a p90 you could get a single coil that kind of sounds like a p90. (you can’t get something that exactly sounds like a p90 because it just is not a p90) Some single coils with p90 sounds are: The lace sensor purple, Harmonic Design Super 90, Rio Grande ‘Dirty Harry’ or the Lindy Fralin steel poled pickups but I would recommend that you do a little research yourself because there are more pickup manufacturers out there.

I hope it helps you a bit!

mmguitarbar:

Someone asked about aftermarket WRHBs a few days back, and this morning I happened to stumble upon a collection of links on OSG thanks to user Ratwhacker. This is just about everyone making Wide Range pickups these days, some in normal humbucker enclosures. And I’ll admit it, I haven’t even heard of many of these. Behold: FULL SIZE WRHBsArcane Inc.: Broad Range (site isn’t working)Ardizzi Pickups: Wide Range T72 Brierley: custom order only Curtis Novak: WRHBLollar: Regal Mojotone: 72 Wide Range Clone Mojotone: 72 Wide Range Custom Oil City Pickups: The Buccaneer Telenator: MOD 1 Plain MagnetTelenator: MOD 2 Fixed PoleTelenator: MOD 3 Hybrid Cunife/AlnicoTelenator: CuNiFe The Creamery: WRHB *Both full size and standard HB
STANDARD HB SIZEAxerus: Split Pole Barfuss: NEU Catswhisker: Ranger DLXLindy Fralin: P-92 & TwangmasterCurtis Novak: HUM-WR GFS: Vintage Split HB G&B: G116 C/-1 CThe Creamery: WRHB

mmguitarbar:

Someone asked about aftermarket WRHBs a few days back, and this morning I happened to stumble upon a collection of links on OSG thanks to user Ratwhacker. This is just about everyone making Wide Range pickups these days, some in normal humbucker enclosures. And I’ll admit it, I haven’t even heard of many of these. Behold:

FULL SIZE WRHBs
Arcane Inc.: Broad Range (site isn’t working)
Ardizzi Pickups: Wide Range T72 
Brierley: custom order only
Curtis Novak: WRHB
Lollar: Regal
Mojotone: 72 Wide Range Clone
Mojotone: 72 Wide Range Custom
Oil City Pickups: The Buccaneer
Telenator: MOD 1 Plain Magnet
Telenator: MOD 2 Fixed Pole
Telenator: MOD 3 Hybrid Cunife/Alnico
Telenator: CuNiFe
The Creamery: WRHB *Both full size and standard HB


STANDARD HB SIZE
Axerus: Split Pole
Barfuss: NEU
Catswhisker: Ranger DLX
Lindy Fralin: P-92 & Twangmaster
Curtis Novak: HUM-WR
GFS: Vintage Split HB
G&B: G116 C/-1 C
The Creamery: WRHB

In fact the tele is a classic tele, no cutaways and thick neck, I don't really like modern lightweight guitars. I just put the EMGs because it's what suits better to my playing and tone.
fuckyeahguitarpickups fuckyeahguitarpickups Said:

Awesome, I like classic tele’s!

70’s Gibson Grabber bass. These were equipped with sliding pickup.