Guitar Pickups Explained – Tech Tips #7
Today, Gareth and Joe run the gamut on all things guitar pickups. From single coils to humbuckers and hot rails to actives, they cover the range of options found on most guitars.
Have you ever wondered what pickups your guitar has or why certain pickups sound so distinctive? Then this video will give you the run-down on all you need to know.
For those of a more technical persuasion, Gareth and Joe even cover how pickups work through vibrations and magnetic fields. Plus, some they dish out some useful information on why pickups like single coils are usually much noisier than humbuckers. But of course, the most important thing is how guitar pickups affect your tone. Well, any questions you have about this will also be answered. After this video, you’ll know the difference between bridge and neck positions and even the benefits of having split-coil pickups.
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