Knowing how to check pickups for their phase is important for a number of reasons. This can save time and effort for guitar techs and DIYers, and help them plan how to best install a set of pickups before going down that rabbit hole!
The height of your pickups relative to your guitar strings plays a crucial role in the overall sound of your guitar. We all know this can affect your output level, but how does it affect your tone, intonation, noise level, and more?
Today we take a quick look at David Shepherd, the master pickup designer and builder at Mojotone. We will discover how he got started in the gear industry, how he honed his craft over the years, and what things look like now.
With thousands of pickups on the market, choosing the right one can be a daunting task. Many of us don't get the results we think we'll get and are left puzzled. Join us as Dave Hunter sheds some much-needed light on the issue!
Join as we remove the stock humbuckers from a guitar and replace them with Mojotone's Classic Humbuckers. Swapping out pickups is a fairly simple process and can open up a world of tonal possibilities.
Bill Arnsparger, founder of Arnsparger Pickups, is a very meticulous and detail-oriented builder. Read as he tells us the ins and outs of his particular approach to identifying what a customer truly wants out of a pickup before diving into the design.
There are so many ways the construction of a pickup makes it sound the way it does, and one huge part of that is magnet selection. Read on to find out some of the tonal characteristics of the most widely used pickup magnets on the market.