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A J humbucker that sound like a P

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by Gianni, Oct 31, 2004.


  1. Gianni

    Gianni

    Jul 4, 2001
    Palermo - Italia
    Are there any?

    The Di Marzio Model J?
    Some fat Duncan?
    Some Delano?

    Thank you in advance

    Ciao!
    Gianni
     
  2. David Wilson

    David Wilson Administrator Staff Member Administrator Supporting Member

    Oct 14, 2002
    Lower Westchester, NY
    If you do a series/parallel mod on single coils, you'll get a P like sound when the J's are in series.

    Otherwise, ones like the Dimarzio J will get you a P like sound when the individual pickups are wired in series (different from a master series/parallel)
     
  3. Gianni

    Gianni

    Jul 4, 2001
    Palermo - Italia

    Thank you David, I am interested in a neck J sized PU with a thick tone that remind that of a P Pup.

    Ciao!
    Gianni
     
  4. i think theres a bartolini that looks like a J pup but actually has 2 seperate magnets for 2 strings each
     
  5. David Wilson

    David Wilson Administrator Staff Member Administrator Supporting Member

    Oct 14, 2002
    Lower Westchester, NY
    The Bart humcancelling J's are done that way, but they're not wired internally in series.
     
  6. aahhh...fair enough..i just remember seeing a diagram a while ago when i was considering one of those james basses