Vintage-correct reproduction of Broadcaster® pickup. Recommended for traditional country, country pop, chicken pickin', rockabilly, blues, and blues-rock.
The 1948 pre-Telecaster® pickup had an exceptional twangy, "nasal" sound with tremendous sustain. Leo Fender called it the Broadcaster®. The STL-1b duplicates this sought-after vintage sound with larger-diameter (.197") pole pieces in a flat pole piece orientation. Compared to the Vintage '54, this pickup has slightly more output and more snarl in the mids. Comes with waxed cloth hookup cable.
Available in lead (bridge) position only. The STR-1 is the correct match in the rhythm (neck) position.
For all well-balanced instruments. Works equally well with maple and rosewood fingerboards.
Duke Robillard, Seth Yacovone, Jodee Frawlee / Starr Faithfull, Al Anderson / Wailers & Lauren Hill, Adam Gaynor / Matchbox 20, Doug Pettibone / Lucinda Williams