Pickups

There is nothing mysterious about the basic principles of the electric guitar pickup.

Pickups
Pickups
  1. 1.
    Introduction
  2. 2.
    Function
  3. 3.
    Pickup Basics
  4. 4.
    Replacement Pickups
  5. 5.
    Active Pickups
  6. 6.
    Installation Procedure
  7. 7.
    Humbuckers
  8. 8.
    Humbucker Wiring
  9. 9.
    Switches and Co.
  10. 10.
    Dual Sound
  11. 11.
    Single Coils
  12. 12.
    Single Coil Wiring
  13. 13.
    Combinations
  14. 14.
    FAQ
  15. 15.
    Conclusion
  16. 16.
    Hotdeals

Welcome to our Pickups Online Advisor.

Pickups are a crucial link in the chain between guitarist and amplifier, and have played a pivotal role in defining the wide range of sounds available to the modern player. Let’s take a look at exactly what they do – our aim is to furnish you the guitarist, with the knowledge to get the sounds you want from the huge variety of pickups available on the market.

Our Online Advisor extends over several pages – you can jump from section to section using the index below or the navigation at the bottom of each page.

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Best rated products

  1. Seymour Duncan TB-4 BLK

    Sey­mour Duncan TB-4 BLK

    In stock
    $99
    €82.35
  2. Gibson 57 Classic Vintage GC

    Gibson 57 Classic Vin­tage GC

    Delivery date unknown
    $141
    €116.81
  3. EMG 60 BK

    EMG 60 BK

    In stock
    $86
    €71.43
  4. Gibson 57 Classic Plus NC

    Gibson 57 Classic Plus NC

    Delivery date unknown
    $131
    €108.40
  5. EMG JH "HET" Set BC

    EMG JH "HET" Set BC

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    $203
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  6. Seymour Duncan SH-4 Zebra

    Sey­mour Duncan SH-4 Zebra

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    $99
    €82.35
  7. Seymour Duncan SH6B BLK

    Sey­mour Duncan SH6B BLK

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    $99
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  8. EMG 81 Black

    EMG 81 Black

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  9. EMG SL20 Steve Lukather

    EMG SL20 Steve Lukather

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  10. Gibson 57 Classic Vintage NC

    Gibson 57 Classic Vin­tage NC

    Delivery date unknown
    $121
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  11. EMG 85 BK

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  12. Seymour Duncan SH2N-4C BLK

    Sey­mour Duncan SH2N-4C BLK

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    $99
    €82.35
  13. Seymour Duncan APH-2S Slash Alnico II Pro ZB

    Sey­mour Duncan APH-2S Slash Alnico II Pro ZB

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  14. Seymour Duncan SH-4BK

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  15. EMG Zakk Wylde Set Black

    EMG Zakk Wylde Set Black

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