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Aguilar Introduces HOT Series Precision and Jazz Bass Pickups

Aguilar Introduces HOT Series Precision and Jazz Bass Pickups

Aguilar has introduced a new set of pickups called the HOT series. The Hot P and Hot J pickups act as direct replacements for 4-string Fender P-Bass and Jazz pickups but feature larger, 16mm magnets and an over-wound design. The result is a hotter output that Aguilar says adds a big and loud tone while retaining the grit and nuance....

Aguilar Introduces AG 4P/J-HC Hum-Canceling Pickup Set

Aguilar Introduces AG 4P/J-HC Hum-Canceling Pickup Set

Aguilar has followed up their hum-canceling J-pickups with the AG 4P/J-HC Precision/Jazz Bass Pickup Set, which combines their 4P-60 and 4J-HC pickups. Wound in Aguilar’s New York City factory, the set is a direct replacement for 4-string Fender P-Bass and Jazz bridge pickups. The company describes the set as “well-balanced with a flexible array of tones.” As with the 4J-HC...

Reed James Custom Pickups Introduces Vintage Modern ALNEO Soap Bar Bass Pickup

Reed James Custom Pickups Introduces Vintage Modern ALNEO Soap Bar Bass Pickup

Reed James Custom Pickups has added a new pickup to their RJ NEO line. The Vintage Modern ALNEO Soap Bar bass pickup combines neodymium and Alnico components into a single pickup with one of the coils mimicking a vintage Jazz bass pickup while the other is a neodymium powered coil. Four conductor lead wires allow for switching from full humbucker...

Aguilar Introduces Hum-Canceling J-Style Bass Series Pickups

Aguilar Introduces Hum-Canceling J-Style Bass Series Pickups

Aguilar has introduced a pair of new hum-canceling single coil pickups called the AG 4J-HC and AG 5J-HC. Made for 4- and 5-string basses respectively, the pickups act as direct replacements for 4- and 5-string Fender Jazz and other J-style basses. The new pickups were designed to eliminate the hum that comes from neck and bridge pickups being at different...

Nordstrand Pickups Introduces NP4V Vintage P Pickup

Nordstrand Pickups Introduces NP4V Vintage P Pickup

Nordstand Pickups has expanded their NP4 line with the NP4V, a P-style pickup designed to deliver old school tone. The new pickup is “made to exacting early 60’s specs”, including its vintage correct size traditional Alnico V magnets. The NP4V acts as a direct replacement and fits into nearly all P-style basses. Its split coil hum-canceling configuration offers noise-free operation,...

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Watson Pickups Launches Product Line

Watson Pickups Launches Product Line

Watson Guitars has just launched a new pickups company, specializing in a variety of bass pickups. Run by former Nordstrand employee Michael Cooper, Watson Pickups’ new line offers products ranging from vintage replacements to completely custom creations for extended-range instruments. Cooper designed the entire line. “My current favorite design is a tap-able modern P pickup,” Cooper explains, “which fits into...