Seymour Duncan ST59-1 Little 59

Seymour Duncan ST59-1 Little 59Seymour Duncan ST59-1 Little 59

The Seymour Duncan ST59-1 Little 59 is another mini-humbucker designed to deliver more of a Rock tone from your Tele. It features two coils side by side and uses a ceramic magnet for high output and a brighter high end. Designed with Gibson’s first humbucker in mind, the Little 59 is meant to have that PAF (Patent Applied For) sound, while still retaining some of the Tele twang. Continue reading “Seymour Duncan ST59-1 Little 59”

Seymour Duncan Hot Lead Stack Tele Bridge

Seymour Duncan Hot Lead Stack Tele BridgeSeymour Duncan Hot Lead Stack Tele Bridge

The Seymour Duncan Hot Lead Stack Tele Bridge is a stacked humbucking pickup designed with Heavy Rock in mind. There are two over-wound coils stacked on top of each other around a bar magnet, creating a humbucker pickup that is the same size as a single coil. This leads to silent operation, which is essential in Modern Rock’s extremely high gain amplifiers. Continue reading “Seymour Duncan Hot Lead Stack Tele Bridge”

DiMarzio DP318 Super Distortion T Tele

DiMarzio DP318 Super Distortion T TeleDiMarzio DP318 Super Distortion T Tele

The DiMarzio DP318 Super Distortion T Tele is designed to offer the same performance as the famous Super Distortion in a humbucking Tele bridge direct replacement pickup. The Super Distortion T is a mini-humbucker designed to fit into the Telecaster’s single coil bridge position, its coils creating a silent pickup with thicker and warmer lows. Continue reading “DiMarzio DP318 Super Distortion T Tele”

Lace Sensor Red

Lace Sensor RedLace Sensor Red

The Lace Sensor Red is the only single coil pickup on this list, but it still has plenty of surprises. It’s the hottest output electric guitar pickup available in the Sensor Pickups line, offering your amp plenty of juice to turn into overdrive. The Lace Sensor pickups have a unique radiant Field Barrier system which is metal slides that frame the inner core of the the coil and the magnets, thus getting rid of unwanted noise and hum. Continue reading “Lace Sensor Red”

Seymour Duncan SHR-1

Seymour Duncan SHR-1Seymour Duncan SHR-1

The SHR-1 is called the Hot Rails Strat and is another great humbucker made by Seymour Duncan. The Hot Rails Strat is one of the highest output pickups that they make, and it is also one of their most popular. It contains a strong ceramic magnet for its high gain and bright highs, and the powerfully wound coils give this pickup its massive output and sensitivity. Continue reading “Seymour Duncan SHR-1”

DiMarzio DP218 Super Distortion S

DiMarzio DP218 Super Distortion SDiMarzio DP218 Super Distortion S

The DiMarzio DP218 Super Distortion S is based on the famous Super Distortion humbucker pickup, but in a single coil size. It has been a favorite of strat players since 2005. This is meant to be a bridge position pickup and, as such, it has been designed to take into account the classic slanted bridge pickup style. This pickup uses four-conductor wiring for parallel humbucking and split-coil modes for added tonal flexibility not usually present in mini-humbuckers. Continue reading “DiMarzio DP218 Super Distortion S”

Seymour Duncan JB Jr Pickup

Seymour Duncan JB Jr PickupSeymour Duncan JB Jr Pickup

The Seymour Duncan JB Jr has the tone of a humbucker in a single coil-sized pickup. It features a twin coil design, making it an actual humbucker and not just a humbucker emulator. The JB Jr features a ceramic magnet for increased output and bright tone, and it has adjustable poles to help fine-tune the way the pickup reacts to your strings to get that tone you seek. Continue reading “Seymour Duncan JB Jr Pickup”