Alnico II Humbucker Tone Profiles

Learn the tonal differences between our Alnico II Humbucker guitar pickups   Antiquity™ Humbucker Neck DCR: 7.7k // Bridge DCR: 8.6k The vintage accurate wind and custom aged Alnico II magnet provide an open tone, with a full low-end, scooped mid-range, and refined treble emphasis.   Seth Lover™ Neck DCR: 7.4k // Bridge DCR: 8.3k…

Alnico V Humbucker Tone Profiles

Learn the tonal differences between our Alnico V Humbucker guitar pickups   JB Model Bridge DCR: 16.6k Our most popular pickup of all time, the JB features a full and powerful low end, crisp and detailed highs, and an upper-midrange bump that adds crunch and chunk to heavy chords but translates to a singing, vocal-like…

Tonal Properties of Guitar Pickup Magnets

At the heart of every pickup, whether it’s a humbucker or a single-coil, is one or more magnets that define the fundamental character of the pickup’s tone. Learn how a pickup’s magnet type impacts its tone to help you choose the best pickups for you and your guitar! Read on for info on a few…

How to Test Guitar Pickups with a Multimeter

Let’s talk about one of the most important subjects every guitarist needs to know in order to troubleshoot their electronics: testing pickups with a multimeter. These affordable hand-held devices are vital and helpful to have around. Whether diagnosing unwanted noises or verifying your pickups’ performance, a multimeter helps you get the most from your guitar...

How to Get Paisley-Approved Vintage Tele Tones

The rules of guitar heroism are different for Tele players. These 6-string virtuosos have come to create their own paradigm of what it means to be a true master of their instrument. While rarely moving out of their twang-based genres, these players are incredibly potent forces in the pantheon of guitarists. Today, no one embodies…

Will Brad Paisley’s Secret Agent End the Telecaster Vs. Esquire Debate?

BUY NOW   We’re excited to introduce our latest collaboration with Brad Paisley, the Secret Agent: a neck position pickup that’s recessed and hidden under the pickguard of your Fender Esquire to provide the tonal options of a traditional Telecaster, while still reducing the magnetic pull on your guitar’s strings to achieve both the bridge…

Mark Holcomb – A Portrait

  During a recent visit to Santa Barbara, CA, Mark Holcomb traveled to the Seymour Duncan tiny house and headquarters to film our fourth Seymour Duncan “Portrait Series” video. As part of the three-guitar assault that makes up Periphery, Mark Holcomb might be best known for his bombastic riffs, liquid leads, and the syncopated down-tuned…

PowerStage – Pedal Sized Guitar Amp – The Next Stage for Your Tone

PowerStage is the go-to amp for streamlining your live rig. These pedal sized guitar amps are designed for players who love pedals or modeling devices but need a clean, powerful grab-and-go pedal amp for any gig, rehearsal, or studio session. PS170  |  PS200  |  PS700 There’s no denying our love of classic tube amps. They...

Three pickups in one? Learn how the P-Rails split coil pickup diversifies your tone.

The chime and twang of great Strat, Tele, and P-90 single-coils are unmistakable. And humbuckers continue to be the go-tos for pushing amps with warmth and power. But what if there was a split-coil pickup that offered all of those sounds in one drop-in replacement? There is. It’s called the Seymour Duncan P-Rails. Pickup Splitting...

Announcing the Wes Hauch Signature Jupiter Rails 6-String Humbucker Set

We're excited to announce the release of the new Wes Hauch Signature Jupiter Rails humbucker pickups for 6-string neck and bridge. In 2019, we partnered with powerhouse metal guitarist Wes Hauch to craft the Custom Shop Jupiter 7-String Rails bridge humbucker. After receiving overwhelming praise from extended range players and countless requests over the last year,...
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