Pickup Comparison Chart

Posted on by Kat King

The following is the archived version of the Pickup Comparison Chart. The B/M/T numbers have since been re-worked by our engineering department.  

 
Seymour Duncan Humbuckers & Trembuckers
Model
Name (click for details)
Cable DC Resistance Resonant Peak    Magnet EQ
B/M/T
Output
User
Type
 
  6 string – Sentient Four Con. Neck: 7.75 k Neck: 6.48 KHz Alnico V Bar 0 / 0 / 0

High

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  6 string – Nazgul Four Con. Bridge: 13.6 k Bridge: 4.74 KHz Ceramic Bar 0 / 0 / 0

High
 

Hum-Cancelling
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  6 string – Pegasus Four Con. Bridge: 12.5 k Bridge: 5.16 KHz Alnico V Bar 6/ 5 / 7

High

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  Jason Becker – Perpetual Burn Humbucker Four Con. Bridge: 12.11 k : KHz

: KHz

Alnico V Bar 0 / 0 / 0       Compare Tone
  7 string – Sentient Four Con. Neck: 9.2 k Neck: 5.57 KHz Alnico V Bar 4 / 3 / 8

High

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  8 string – Sentient Four Con. Neck: 10.27 k Neck: 5.20 KHz Alnico V Bar 4 / 3 / 8

High

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  7 string – Nazgul Four Con. Bridge: 16.52 k Bridge: 4.28 KHz Ceramic Bar 5 / 9 / 8

High

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  8 string – Nazgul Four Con. Bridge: 18.76 k Bridge: 3.85 KHz Ceramic Bar 5 / 9 / 8       Compare Tone
  7 string – Pegasus Four Con. Bridge: 14.92 k Bridge: 4.44 KHz Alnico V Bar 5 / 7 / 6

High

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  8 string – Pegasus Four Con. Bridge: 17.31 k Bridge: 4.00 KHz Alnico V Bar 5 / 7 / 6

High

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SH-6 8 string – Duncan Distortion Four Con. Neck: 17.64 k

Bridge: 22.53 k

Neck: 4.15 KHz

Bridge: 3.77 KHz

Ceramic Bar 0 / 0 / 0

High

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Hum-Cancelling
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SH-6 7 string – Duncan Distortion Four Con. Neck: 15.11 k

Bridge: 19.50 k

Neck: 4.54 KHz

Bridge: 4.27 KHz

Ceramic Bar 0 / 0 / 0

High

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Hum-Cancelling
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  Black Winter Four Con. Neck: 13.00 k

Bridge: 16.60 K k

Neck: 6.35 KHz

Bridge: 6.68 KHz

Ceramic Bar 5 / 9 / 7

High

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Hum-Cancelling
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SH-8 8 string – Invader Four Con. Neck: 9.82 k

Bridge: 22.53 k

Neck: 5.51 KHz

Bridge: 3.50 KHz

Ceramic Bar 0 / 0 / 0

High

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Hum-Cancelling
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SH-8 7 string – Invader Four Con. Neck: 8.89 k

Bridge: 19.50 k

Neck: 5.73 KHz

Bridge: 3.72 KHz

Ceramic Bar 0 / 0 / 0

High

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Hum-Cancelling
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AHB-3 Mick Thomson Blackouts EMTY 3-Con Shielded N/A Neck: 780 KHz

Bridge: 610 KHz

Alnico V Bar 5 / 5 / 9

High

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SH-18 Whole Lotta Humbucker Four Con. Neck: 8.20 k

Bridge: 8,78 k

Neck: 6.4 KHz

Bridge: 6.14 KHz

Alnico V Bar 0 / 0 / 0

Moderate

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Hum-Cancelling
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SH-8GS Synyster Gates Invader Four Con. Neck: 7.2 k

Bridge: 16.8 k

Neck: 8 KHz

Bridge: 5 KHz

Ceramic Bar 7 / 8 / 4

High

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SH-16 59/Custom Hybrid Four Con. Bridge: 11.5 k Bridge: 5.95 KHz Alnico V Bar 6 / 8 / 8

Moderate

Players' Pick

Hum-Cancelling
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AHB-1 8-str. Blackouts 8-string -N/A- Neck: k

Bridge: k

: KHz

: KHz

Alnico V Bar 0 / 0 / 0       Compare Tone
AHB-11S Gus G. FIRE Blackouts System Four Con. : k

: k

: KHz

: KHz

Alnico V Bar 6 / 6 / 8       Compare Tone
APH-2 Alnico II Pro-Slash 1-Con Braid Shield Neck: 7.92 k

Bridge: 8.53 k

Neck: 6.4 KHz

Bridge: 6 KHz

Alnico II Bar 7 / 5 / 8

Moderate

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Hum-Cancelling
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APH-1 Alnico II Pro Four Con. Neck: 7.6 k

Bridge: 7.85 k

Neck: 7.1 KHz

Bridge: 6.7 KHz

Alnico II Bar 7 / 4 / 8

Moderate

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SH-55 Seth Lover Model 1-Con Braid Shield Neck: 7.2 k

Bridge: 8.1 k

Neck: 8.14 KHz

Bridge: 5.9 KHz

Alnico II Bar 6 / 4 / 8

Moderate

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Hum-Cancelling
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SHPG-1 Pearly Gates Four Con. Neck: 7.3 k

Bridge: 8.21 k

Neck: 7.5 KHz

Bridge: 6.5 KHz

Alnico II Bar 6 / 5 / 9

Moderate

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SH-1 59 Model 1-Con Braid Shield Neck: 7.43 k

Bridge: 8.13 k

Neck: 6.8 KHz

Bridge: 6 KHz

Alnico V Bar 6 / 3 / 8

Moderate

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SH-3 Stag Mag Four Con. Bridge: 16.2 k Bridge: 6.5 KHz Alnico II Rods 4 / 3 / 6

High

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SH-2 Jazz Model Four Con. Neck: 7.72 k

Bridge: 7.9 k

Neck: 8 KHz

Bridge: 7 KHz

Alnico V Bar 5 / 3 / 9

Moderate

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Hum-Cancelling
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SHPR-1 P-Rails Four Con. N/A   Alnico V Bar 0 / 0 / 0

Moderate

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SH-10 Full Shred Four Con. Neck: 7.4 k

Bridge: 14.6 k

Neck: 8 KHz

Bridge: 5.5 KHz

Alnico V Bar 4 / 4 / 8

High

Pro Shop

Hum-Cancelling
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SH-12 George Lynch Screamin’ Demon Four Con. Bridge: 10 k Bridge: 7 KHz Alnico V Bar 5 / 4 / 9

High

Players' Pick

Hum-Cancelling
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SH-13 Dimebucker Four Con. Bridge: 16.25 k Bridge: 5.1 KHz Ceramic Bar 6 / 5 / 8

High

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Hum-Cancelling
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SH-14 Custom Five Four Con. Bridge: 14.4 k Bridge: 5.4 KHz Alnico V Bar 6 / 3 / 8

High

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SH-4 JB Model Four Con. Bridge: 16.4 k Bridge: 5.5 KHz Alnico V Bar 5 / 6 / 8

High

Players' Pick

Hum-Cancelling
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SH-5 Duncan Custom Four Con. Bridge: 14.1 k Bridge: 6 KHz Ceramic Bar 7 / 6 / 9

High

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SH-6 Duncan Distortion Four Con. Neck: 12.7 k

Bridge: 16.6 k

Neck: 6.5 KHz

Bridge: 5.5 KHz

Ceramic Bar 5 / 8 / 9

High

Players' Pick

Hum-Cancelling
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SH-8 Invader Four Con. Neck: 7.2 k

Bridge: 16.8 k

Neck: 8 KHz

Bridge: 5 KHz

Ceramic Bar 7 / 8 / 4

High

Players' Pick

Hum-Cancelling
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SH-11 Custom Custom Four Con. Bridge: 14.4 k Bridge: 5.2 KHz Alnico II Bar 3 / 7 / 7

High

Pro Shop

Hum-Cancelling
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SH-15 Alternative 8 Four Con. Bridge: 17.68 k Bridge: 4.46 KHz Alnico VIII Bar 7 / 8 / 9

High

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PATB-1 Original Parallel Axis Four Con. Neck: 7.5 k

Bridge: 15.7 k

Neck: 6.9 KHz

Bridge: 4.5 KHz

Alnico V Bar 5 / 4 / 7

Moderate

Pro Shop

Hum-Cancelling
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PATB-2 Distortion Parallel Axis Four Con. Bridge: 21.3 k Bridge: 3.9 KHz Ceramic Bar 5 / 6 / 7

High

Pro Shop

Hum-Cancelling
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PATB-3 Blues Saraceno Parallel Axis Model Four Con. Bridge: 8.99 k Bridge: 6 KHz Alnico V Bar 6 / 3 / 6

Moderate

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Hum-Cancelling
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PA-STK1N Parallel Axis Single Coil Stack Four Con. Neck: 6.8 k Neck: 6.4 KHz Ceramic Bar 5 / 2 / 9

Moderate

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Hum-Cancelling
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LW-CH2 Livewire Classic II Humbucker 3-Con Shielded N/A Neck: 8.00 KHz

Bridge: 11.00 KHz

Alnico II Bar 5 / 4 / 9

High

Pro Shop

Hum-Cancelling
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LW-HMET Livewire Metal Humbucker Two Con. Shielded N/A Bridge: 1.2 KHz Alnico V Bar 7 / 9 / 5

High

Pro Shop

Hum-Cancelling
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LW-MUST Dave Mustaine LiveWires 3-Con Shielded N/A Neck: 6.3 KHz

Bridge: 4.1 KHz

Alnico V Bar 5 / 6 / 8

High

Pro Shop

Hum-Cancelling
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AHB-1 neck Blackouts 3-Con Shielded N/A Neck: 750 KHz

Bridge: 530 KHz

Alnico V Bar 6 / 5 / 8

High

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Hum-Cancelling
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AHB-1 bridge Blackouts 3-Con Shielded N/A Neck: 750 KHz

Bridge: 530 KHz

Ceramic Bar 6 / 5 / 8

High

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Hum-Cancelling
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AHB-2 Blackouts Metal 3-Con Shielded N/A Bridge: 1.2 KHz Alnico V Bar 7 / 9 / 5

High

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Hum-Cancelling
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Seymour Duncan Pickups for Tele *Each coil
Model
Name (click for details)
Cable DC Resistance Resonant Peak    Magnet EQ
B/M/T
Output
User
Type
 
STHR-1n Hot Rail for Tele Rhythm Four Con. Full: 10.90 k Full: 3.9 KHz Ceramic Bar 5 / 7 / 5

High

Players' Pick

Hum-Cancelling
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STL-1B Vintage for Broadcaster Lead Single Con. Cloth : 7.6 k : 8.5 KHz Alnico V Rods 3 / 7 / 8

Moderate

Pro Shop

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STL-1 Vintage ’54 Lead Single Con. Cloth : 7.2 k : 9 KHz Alnico V Rods 3 / 6 / 9

Moderate

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STR-1 Vintage Rhythm Single Con. Cloth : 7.3 k : 8 KHz Alnico V Rods 5 / 3 / 4

Moderate

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STL-2 Hot Lead Single Con. PVC Tapped: 7.4 k

Full: 15.6 k

Tapped: 8.2 KHz

Full: 5 KHz

Alnico V Rods 5 / 6 / 5

High

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STR-2 Hot Rhythm Single Con. PVC : 9.7 k : 8 KHz Alnico V Rods 6 / 4 / 5

High

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STL-3 Quarter-Pound Lead Single Con. PVC Tapped: 8 k

Full: 17.38 k

Tapped: 6.1 KHz

Full: 3.5 KHz

.25″ Alnico V Rods 7 / 5 / 7

High

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STR-3 Quarter-Pound Rhythm Single Con. PVC Tapped: 6.6 k

Full: 11.8 k

Tapped: 8.3 KHz

Full: 6 KHz

Alnico V Rods 8 / 5 / 5

High

Pro Shop

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APTL-1 Alnico II Pro Lead Single Con. Cloth : 6.2 k : 8.5 KHz Alnico II Rods 5 / 2 / 5

Moderate

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APTR-1 Alnico II Pro Rhythm Single Con. Cloth : 8.1 k : 8 KHz Alnico II Rods 6 / 3 / 4

Moderate

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APTL-3JD Jerry Donahue Model Lead Single Con. Cloth : 7.8 k : 6.63 KHz Alnico II Rods 5 / 5 / 7

Moderate

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Single Coil
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STL52-1 Five-Two Lead Single Con. Cloth : 7.5 k : 5.7 KHz Alnico II & V Rods 5 / 4 / 7

Moderate

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STR52-1 Five-Two Rhythm Single Con. Cloth : 7.9 k : 10 KHz Alnico II & V Rods 6 / 4 / 4

Moderate

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STK-T1N Vintage Stack Rhythm Four Con. Split: * 7.9 k

Full: 15.88 k

: 7.3 KHz Alnico V Rods 6 / 4 / 6

Moderate

Pro Shop

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STK-T3B Vintage Stack Lead Four Con. Split: * 9 k

Full: 18 k

: 7.5 KHz Alnico V Rods 6 / 4 / 4

Moderate

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Hum-Cancelling
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STK-T2B Hot Stack Four Con. Split: * 10.7 k

Full: 21.4 k

: 6 KHz Alnico V Bar 5 / 6 / 6

High

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Hum-Cancelling
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ST59-1B Little ’59 Four Con. : 17 k : 3.4 KHz Ceramic Bar 6 / 6 / 5

High

Players' Pick

Hum-Cancelling
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STHR-1B Hot Rails Four Con. : 14.8 k : 2.5 KHz Ceramic Bar 5 / 9 / 4

Moderate

Players' Pick

Hum-Cancelling
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Seymour Duncan Pickups for Strat Single Coil-Sized Humbuckers
Model
Name (click for details)
Cable DC Resistance Resonant Peak    Magnet EQ
B/M/T
Output
User
Type
 
STK-S6 CustomStack Plus 3-Con Shielded : k

Bridge: 14.45 k

: KHz

Bridge: 4.85 KHz

Alnico V Rods 7 / 4 / 5

Moderate

Players' Pick

Hum-Cancelling
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STK-S9b Hot Stack Plus 3-Con Shielded Bridge: 20.26 k Bridge: 3.23 KHz Alnico V Rods 5 / 7 / 4

High

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Hum-Cancelling
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STK-S7 Vintage Hot Stack Plus 3-Con Shielded Bridge: 11.97 k Bridge: 4.50 KHz Alnico V Rods 7 / 5 / 5

Moderate

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Hum-Cancelling
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STK-S10N YJM Fury Neck Four Con. Tapped: 12.20 k

Full: 25.45 k

Tapped: 7.85 KHz

Full: 6.22 KHz

Alnico V Rods 7 / 7 / 6

Moderate

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Hum-Cancelling
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STK-S10B YJM Fury Bridge Four Con. Tapped: 12.83 k

Full: 25.65 k

Tapped: 7.77 KHz

Full: 6.48 KHz

Alnico V Rods 7 / 8 / 7

Moderate

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SHR-1 Hot Rails Four Con. Neck: 10.8 k

Bridge: 16.9 k

Neck: 4.8 KHz

Bridge: 3.5 KHz

Ceramic Bar 5 / 7 / 4

High

Players' Pick

Hum-Cancelling
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SCR-1 Cool Rails Four Con. Neck: 9.4 k

Bridge: 10.3 k

Neck: 5.2 KHz

Bridge: 4 KHz

Ceramic Bar 5 / 4 / 5

Moderate

Players' Pick

Hum-Cancelling
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SVR-1 Vintage Rails Four Con. Neck: ** 2.31 k

Bridge: ** 2.67 k

Neck: 8.5 KHz

Bridge: 7.8 KHz

Ceramic Bar 6 / 3 / 9

Moderate

Pro Shop

Hum-Cancelling
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SDBR-1 Duckbuckers Four Con. Neck: ** 2.6 k

Bridge: ** 3 k

Neck: 7.2 KHz

Bridge: 6.8 KHz

Ceramic Bar 5 / 3 / 9

Moderate

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SJBJ-1 JB Jr. Four Con. Neck: 9.6 k

Bridge: 16.09 k

Neck: 5 KHz

Bridge: 3.6 KHz

Ceramic Bar 4 / 6 / 5

High

Players' Pick

Hum-Cancelling
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SLSD-1 Li’l Screamin’ Demon Four Con. Neck: 9.72 k

Bridge: 13.35 k

Neck: 4.6 KHz

Bridge: 4.5 KHz

Ceramic Bar 6 / 4 / 6

Moderate

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Hum-Cancelling
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SL59-1 Little ’59 Four Con. Neck: 9.86 k

Bridge: 11.78 k

Neck: 5.8 KHz

Bridge: 4.6 KHz

Ceramic Bar 6 / 5 / 7

Moderate

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STK-S4 Stack Plus 3-Con Shielded Neck: 9.62 k

Bridge: 10.36 k

Neck: 5.7 KHz

Bridge: 5.2 KHz

Alnico V Rods 5 / 4 / 8

Moderate

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STK-S2 Hot Stack Four Con. Neck: 13.2 k

Bridge: 20.6 k

Neck: 6.5 KHz

Bridge: 6 KHz

Ceramic Bar 4 / 5 / 6

High

Players' Pick

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LW-CS2 Livewire Classic II Two Con. Shielded N/A Neck: 7.5 KHz

Bridge: 7.5 KHz

Alnico II Rods 6 / 5 / 7

Moderate

Pro Shop

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AS-1 Blackouts Single Two Con. Shielded N/A Neck: 4.80 KHz

Bridge: 6.40 KHz

Alnico V Rods 5 / 8 / 6

High

Pro Shop

Hum-Cancelling
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Basslines Passive Pickups for P-Bass
Model
Name (click for details)
Cable DC Resistance Resonant Peak    Magnet EQ
B/M/T
Output
User
Type
 
SPB-4 Steve Harris Signature P-Bass Single Con. Cloth Bridge: 13 k : KHz

: KHz

Alnico V Rods 0 / 0 / 0

Moderate

Pro Shop

Hum-Cancelling
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SPB-1 Vintage for P-Bass Single Con. Cloth Bridge: 11.6 k Bridge: 11.6 KHz Alnico V Rods 5 / 4 / 5

Moderate

Pro Shop

Hum-Cancelling
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SPB-2 Hot for P-Bass Single Con. PVC Bridge: 22.4 k Bridge: 7.14 KHz Alnico V Rods 5 / 6 / 5

High

Pro Shop

Hum-Cancelling
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SPB-3 Quarter-Pound for P-Bass Single Con. PVC Bridge: 12.5 k Bridge: 10.2 KHz .25″ Alnico V Rods 7 / 4 / 6

High

Players' Pick

Hum-Cancelling
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SCPB-1 Vintage for single coil P-Bass Single Con. Cloth Bridge: 7.98 k Bridge: 6 KHz Alnico V Rods 5 / 7 / 7

Moderate

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SCPB-2 Hot for single coil P-Bass Single Con. PVC Bridge: 14.14 k Bridge: 4.3 KHz Alnico V Rods 5 / 5 / 8

High

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SCPB-3 Quarter-Pound for s/c P-Bass Single Con. PVC Bridge: 11.81 k Bridge: 4.5 KHz .25″ Alnico V Rods 6 / 8 / 8

High

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Single Coil
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Seymour Duncan P-90 Soapbars
Model
Name (click for details)
Cable DC Resistance Resonant Peak    Magnet EQ
B/M/T
Output
User
Type
 
SP90-1 Vintage P-90 Soapbar Single Con. Neck: 8.22 k

Bridge: 9.35 k

Neck: 4.3 KHz

Bridge: 3.8 KHz

Alnico V Bar 5 / 5 / 7

Moderate

Pro Shop

Single Coil
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SP90-2 Hot P-90 Soapbar Single Con. Neck: 11.86 k

Bridge: 14.9 k

Neck: 5.1 KHz

Bridge: 4.7 KHz

Small Ceramic 6 / 6 / 5

High

Pro Shop

Single Coil
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SP90-3 Custom P-90 Soapbar Single Con. Neck: 12 k

Bridge: 14.61 k

Neck: 4.5 KHz

Bridge: 3.5 KHz

Large Ceramic 6 / 5 / 6

High

Pro Shop

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STK-P1 P-90 Stack Four Con. Neck: 10.68 k

Bridge: 15.84 k

Neck: 3.1 KHz

Bridge: 3 KHz

Alnico V Bar 5 / 6 / 6

Moderate

Pro Shop

Hum-Cancelling
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SPH90-1 Phat Cat Single Con. Neck: 7.98 k

Bridge: 8.49 k

Neck: 6.3 KHz

Bridge: 6.05 KHz

Alnico II Bar 6 / 5 / 7

Moderate

Players' Pick

Single Coil
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Seymour Duncan Pickups for Strat True Single Coils
Model
Name (click for details)
Cable DC Resistance Resonant Peak    Magnet EQ
B/M/T
Output
User
Type
 
APS-1 Alnico II Pro Staggered Single Con. Cloth : 6.4 k : 9 KHz Alnico II Rods 5 / 4 / 7

Moderate

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APS-2 Alnico II Pro Flat Single Con. Cloth : 6.4 k : 9 KHz Alnico II Rods 5 / 4 / 7

Moderate

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SSL-1 Vintage Staggered Single Con. Cloth : 6.5 k : 10 KHz Alnico V Rods 5 / 3 / 9

Moderate

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SSL-2 Vintage Flat Single Con. Cloth : 6.6 k : 9 KHz Alnico V Bar 5 / 3 / 9

Moderate

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SSL-3 Hot Single Con. PVC Tapped: 8.8 k

Full: 16.4 k

Tapped: 5.3 KHz

Full: 4.4 KHz

Alnico V Rods 4 / 7 / 5

High

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SSL-4 Quarter-Pound Flat Single Con. PVC Tapped: 6.9 k

Full: 13.3 k

Tapped: 5.5 KHz

Full: 4.8 KHz

.25″ Alnico V Rods 5 / 4 / 6

High

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SSL-7 Quarter-Pound Staggered Single Con. PVC Tapped: 7 k

Full: 14.8 k

Tapped: 5.5 KHz

Full: 4.8 KHz

.25″ Alnico V Rods 5 / 4 / 6

High

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SSL-6 Custom Flat Single Con. PVC : 13 k Tapped: 6 KHz

Full: 4.9 KHz

Alnico V Rods 5 / 4 / 7

High

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SSL-5 Custom Staggered Single Con. PVC Tapped: 6.6 k

Full: 12.9 k

Tapped: 6 KHz

Full: 4.9 KHz

Alnico V Rods 5 / 4 / 7

High

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SSL52-1 Five-Two Single Con. Cloth : 6.7 k : 8.2 KHz Alnico II & V Rods 5 / 5 / 6

Moderate

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SSL52-1b Five-Two Custom Bridge Single Con. Cloth : 6.9 k : 7.9 KHz Alnico II & V Rods 5 / 5 / 6

Moderate

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SLS-1 Lipstick Tube for Strat Two Con. Shielded : 4.3 k : 9.4 KHz Alnico V Bar 6 / 4 / 8

Moderate

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APST-1 Twang Banger Single Con. Cloth : 8.27 k : 5.6 KHz Alnico II Rods 5 / 5 / 7

Moderate

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Single Coil
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Seymour Duncan Pickups for Jaguar, Jazzmaster & Danalectro
Model
Name (click for details)
Cable DC Resistance Resonant Peak    Magnet EQ
B/M/T
Output
User
Type
 
SJAG-1 Vintage for Jaguar Single Con. Cloth Neck: 6.5 k

Bridge: 6.8 k

Neck: 10.2 KHz

Bridge: 10 KHz

Alnico V Rods 5 / 3 / 9

Moderate

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SJAG-2 Hot for Jaguar Single Con. PVC Neck: 11.5 k

Bridge: 12.31 k

Neck: 5.1 KHz

Bridge: 4.5 KHz

Alnico V Rods 7 / 6 / 6

High

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SJAG-3 Quarter-Pound for Jaguar Single Con. PVC Neck: 11.74 k

Bridge: 13.96 k

Neck: 4.8 KHz

Bridge: 4 KHz

.25″ Alnico V Rods 8 / 5 / 7

High

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SJM-1 Vintage for Jazzmaster Single Con. Cloth Neck: 7.75 k

Bridge: 8.4 k

Neck: 9 KHz

Bridge: 8.81 KHz

Alnico V Rods 4 / 6 / 6

Moderate

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SJM-2 Hot for Jazzmaster Single Con. PVC Neck: 10.95 k

Bridge: 14.11 k

Neck: 6.5 KHz

Bridge: 5.21 KHz

Alnico V Rods 8 / 4 / 5

High

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SJM-3 Quarter-Pound for Jazzmaster Single Con. PVC Neck: 11.85 k

Bridge: 12.97 k

Neck: 5.2 KHz

Bridge: 5 KHz

.25″ Alnico V Rods 9 / 5 / 6

High

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SLD-1 Lipstick Tube for Danolectro Two Con. Shielded Bridge: 4.3 k Bridge: 9.4 KHz Alnico VI Bar 6 / 4 / 8

Moderate

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Single Coil
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Basslines Active & Passive Soapbars
Model
Name (click for details)
Cable DC Resistance Resonant Peak    Magnet EQ
B/M/T
Output
User
Type
 
5-String Phase I / 6 ASB-5, -6 Two Con. N/A Neck: 7 KHz

Bridge: 6.8 KHz

Ceramic Bar 8 / 4 / 7

Moderate

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5-String Phase II / ASB2-5, -6 Two Con. N/A Neck: 6.5 KHz

Bridge: 5.5 KHz

Ceramic Bar 8 / 4 / 7

Moderate

Pro Shop

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SSB-5NYC Passive Phase II NYC Soapbar Four Con. Neck: 18.72 k

Bridge: 21.43 k

Neck: 3.20 KHz

Bridge: 2.4 KHz

Alnico II Rods 9 / 8 / 5

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ASB-BO-4,-5 Blackouts for Bass Two Con. N/A Full: 8.0 KHz Ceramic Bar 9 / 5 / 9

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SSB-4, -5 Passive Soapbars Two Con. Neck: 6.3 k

Bridge: 7.3 k

Neck: 9.2 KHz

Bridge: 8.1 KHz

Ceramic Bar 6 / 4 / 7

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Basslines Active Pickups for 4-String Jazz Bass & P-Bass
Model
Name (click for details)
Cable DC Resistance Resonant Peak    Magnet EQ
B/M/T
Output
User
Type
 
APB-2 Lightnin’ Rods for P-Bass Two Con. N/A Neck: 6.8 KHz Alnico V Rods 6 / 4 / 7

Moderate

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AJJ-2 Lightnin’ Rods for Jazz Bass Two Con. N/A Neck: 6.8 KHz

Bridge: 5.03 KHz

Alnico V Rods 6 / 4 / 7

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APB-1 Pro-Active for P-Bass Two Con. N/A Neck: 4.22 KHz Ceramic Bar 6 / 4 / 9

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AJJ-1 Pro-Active for Jazz Bass Two Con. N/A Neck: 4.22 KHz

Bridge: 3.2 KHz

Ceramic Bar 7 / 4 / 9

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Basslines Passive Pickups for 4-String Jazz Bass
Model
Name (click for details)
Cable DC Resistance Resonant Peak    Magnet EQ
B/M/T
Output
User
Type
 
SJB-1 Vintage Single Con. Cloth Neck: 9.2 k

Bridge: 9.5 k

Neck: 5.1 KHz

Bridge: 4.9 KHz

Alnico V Rods 6 / 4 / 6

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SJB-2 Hot Single Con. PVC Neck: 15.02 k

Bridge: 16.6 k

Neck: 4.5 KHz

Bridge: 3.8 KHz

Alnico V Rods 4 / 6 / 4

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SJB-3 Quarter-Pound Single Con. PVC Neck: 13.9 k

Bridge: 14.61 k

Neck: 4.3 KHz

Bridge: 3.9 KHz

.25″ Alnico V Rods 7 / 3 / 6

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STK-J1 Classic Stack Four Con. Neck: 11.6 k

Bridge: 20.5 k

Neck: 8 KHz

Bridge: 7 KHz

Alnico V Rods 7 / 5 / 6

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STK-J2 Hot Stack Four Con. Neck: 17.8 k

Bridge: 25.2 k

Neck: 6.9 KHz

Bridge: 5.5 KHz

Alnico V Rods 6 / 6 / 6

High

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Basslines Pickups for 5-String Jazz Bass
Model
Name (click for details)
Cable DC Resistance Resonant Peak    Magnet EQ
B/M/T
Output
User
Type
 
67/70 & 70/74 5-String Passive Single Coils Two Con. Shielded Neck: 7.8 k

Bridge: 8.2 k

Neck: 4.8 KHz

Bridge: 4.9 KHz

Alnico V Rods 6 / 8 / 7

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AJB-5 Active 5-String Two Con. Shielded Neck: 13 k

Bridge: 8 k

Neck: 4.9 KHz Ceramic Bar 6 / 5 / 8

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SJB-5 5-String Stack Four Con. Neck: 11.37 k

Bridge: 20.11 k

Neck: 5.1 KHz

Bridge: 4.9 KHz

Ceramic Bar 7 / 5 / 7

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SJ5-3n Quarter-Pound for 5-string Jazz Bass Two Con. Shielded Neck: 20.9 k

Bridge: 22.2 k

Neck: 5.56 KHz

Bridge: 5.56 KHz

.25″ Alnico V Rods 7 / 3 / 6

High

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Basslines Pickups for Rickenbacker & Music Man Bass *Each coil **In parallel
Model
Name (click for details)
Cable DC Resistance Resonant Peak    Magnet EQ
B/M/T
Output
User
Type
 
SRB-1N Replacement for Rickenbacker Bass Four Con. Neck: 9 k Neck: 11 KHz Ceramic Bar 4 / 4 / 7

High

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SRB-1B Replacement for Rickenbacker Bass Four Con. Bridge: 8.3 k Bridge: 8 KHz Alnico V Rods 6 / 4 / 7

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SMB-4D 4-String Replacement for Music Man Four Con. : * 2.6 k : ** 9.4 KHz Ceramic Bar 7 / 8 / 6

High

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SMB-4A 4-String Alnico Replacement for Music Man Four Con. : * 4.18 k : ** 9.9 KHz Alnico V Rods 8 / 8 / 5

High

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SMB-5D 5-String Replacement for Music Man Four Con. : * 2.9 k : ** 7.8 KHz Ceramic Bar 7 / 8 / 6

High

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SMB-5A 5-String Alnico Replacement for Music Man Four Con. : ** 5.01 k : ** 8.35 KHz Alnico V Rods 8 / 8 / 5

High

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Basslines Steve Bailey Fundamental Fretless (Active Pickups)
Model
Name (click for details)
Cable DC Resistance Resonant Peak    Magnet EQ
B/M/T
Output
User
Type
 
AJB-2ASB Pickup, Preamp System, 4-, 5-String Two Con. N/A Neck: 8.2 KHz

Bridge: 6.8 KHz

Ceramic Bar 6 / 5 / 7

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ASB-2ASB Pickup, Preamp System, 6-String Two Con. N/A Neck: 8 KHz

Bridge: 7.1 KHz

Ceramic Bar 8 / 4 / 7

Moderate

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Seymour Duncan Mini-Humbuckers
Model
Name (click for details)
Cable DC Resistance Resonant Peak    Magnet EQ
B/M/T
Output
User
Type
 
SM-1 Vintage 1-Con Braid Shield Neck: 6.54 k

Bridge: 7.57 k

Neck: 7 KHz

Bridge: 6 KHz

Alnico V Bar 5 / 4 / 6

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SM-2 Custom Four Con. Neck: 8.52 k

Bridge: 16.41 k

Neck: 9 KHz

Bridge: 4 KHz

Ceramic Bar 5 / 6 / 6

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SM-3 Seymourized Four Con. Neck: 6.29 k

Bridge: 11.6 k

Neck: 7 KHz

Bridge: 4.8 KHz

Alnico V Bar 7 / 5 / 6

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Written on April 21, 2013, by Kat King

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Comments (2)

  • Kat King • 6 years ago

    hello

  • Kat King • 6 years ago

    B/M/T values for the Vintage Hot Stack are listed as 7/5/5. Is that accurate? Thank you.

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