Seymour Duncan Pickups — The Ultimate Installation Guide

Seymour Duncan Pickups — The Ultimate Installation Guide

This time we are going to provide a Seymour Duncan installation guide to help you install any model Seymour Duncan pickup. In this Seymour Duncan installation guide, you’ll find that this is a well-known brand in the guitar community because their pickups are time-tested, and they have a large selection that fits any style or genre. Artists that use Seymour Duncan pickups include Slash, Jennifer Batten, Jason Becker, Joe Bonamassa, Dimebag Darrell, Steve Harris, Yngwie Malmsteen, and many more. Continue reading “Seymour Duncan Pickups — The Ultimate Installation Guide”

Seymour Duncan SM3 Coil Splitting

Seymour Duncan SM3 coil splittingSeymour Duncan SM3 coil splitting is a beginner level modification that requires very few tools and only costs a few dollars

This time we are going to talk about Seymour Duncan SM3 coil splitting. Splitting a humbucker is a beginner level modification that requires very few tools and only costs a few dollars. The Seymour Duncan SM3 is a mini-humbucker, but it has all of the same properties that a full-sized humbucker has, and you can split it in the same way. Continue reading “Seymour Duncan SM3 Coil Splitting”

Seymour Duncan SM3 Wiring Diagram (Seymourized Mini Humbucker)

seymour duncan sm3 wiring

Let’s discuss Seymour Duncan SM3 wiring and how you can install this miniature humbucker in your guitar. The SM3 features two overwound coils with a high carbon steel blade in each. The steel blades help provide a more even output during string bends, and it eliminates misalignment. It uses an Alnico 5 bar magnet for extra strength and warmth.

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Seymour Duncan SH-2N Jazz Coil Splitting

seymour duncan sh-2n jazz coil splittingIf you’d like to coil split your guitar’s Seymour Duncan SH-2N Jazz pickup, here’s an excellent guide for doing just that.

Humbucker pickups are usually wired to use both of its coils at the same time. In this post, we’re going to do a Seymour Duncan SH-2N Jazz coil splitting. Coil splitting is when you use a switch to shut off one of the coils to make it sound much like a single coil pickup. Splitting the pickup will give you more tone options, and the modification is completely reversible.

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Seymour Duncan Pearly Gates Coil Splitting

seymour duncan pearly gates coil splittingSeymour Duncan Pearly Gates coil splitting will provide you with great new tone options, and the modification is completely reversible.

In this post, we’re going to show you Seymour Duncan Pearly Gates coil splitting. Humbucker pickups, such as the Pearly Gates, are usually wired so that they use both coils at the same time. When you coil split the pickup, you use a switch to shut off one of the coils, making it perform like a single coil pickup.

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Coil Splitting Seymour Duncan Hot Rails Humbuckers with a Toggle Switch

coil splitting seymour duncan hot rails humbuckers with a toggle switchWith only a few tools and a little free time, splitting Seymour Duncan Hot Rails humbuckers with a toggle switch is a simple modification.

If you’re handy enough to install a toggle switch into the pickguard of your guitar, it’s often the easiest solution for coil splitting and many other modifications. Today we’re going to talk about coil splitting Seymour Duncan Hot Rails humbuckers with a toggle switch.

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Seymour Duncan SH-4 JB Coil Splitting

seymour duncan sh-4 jb coil splittingThis time we’re going to talk about coil splitting and how to modify your guitar so that you can split your SH-4 JB pickup.

For this post, we will be talking about a Seymour Duncan SH-4 JB coil splitting, which is simply a humbucker modification. Two coils are usually used in a humbucker pickup, but a switch can be used to turn one of them off. Splitting the humbucker this way produces a drop in output volume, resulting in access to single coil tones. Single coil tones are typically brighter and more precise than the warm and smooth humbucker sound.
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Seymour Duncan SH-4 JB Wiring Diagram

seymour duncan sh-4 jb wiringIn this post, we’re going to show you how to install the Seymour Duncan SH-4 JB humbucker pickup into your guitar.

In the Seymour Duncan SH-4 JB wiring that we’ll be doing, the pickup is installed using four colored conductor wires and a bare wire. The SH-4JB is a humbucker that uses balanced coil configuration to produce improved harmonics with just the right blend of sustain and distortion. It’s a high-output, versatile pickup that sounds very good in the Neck and Bridge positions.
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