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High-end pups

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by Beskyd, Aug 8, 2007.

  1. Beskyd


    May 23, 2007
    Kyiv, Ukraine
    Can anyone give me hyperlinks or just some info about high-end pickup manufacturers? I'm not talking about best bang for a buck. One local luthier said that the best pups are those that are so called "broadband" fully shielded, that don't simply boost this or that frequency, but faithfully convey the voice of the instrument. Any clues?:confused:
  2. m.oreilly


    Jul 5, 2006
    Ukiah, CA
  3. Human Bass

    Human Bass

    Aug 26, 2005
  4. m.oreilly


    Jul 5, 2006
    Ukiah, CA
    ha, beat me to it. i was just going to reedit to mention delano. the le fays look interesting...i've contacted them. nice folks. i'd love to try a set.
  5. You might want to look into TV Jones Thunder'trons... I haven't heard them myself, but I've heard good things about them. I recently had my guitars pickups replaced with TV Jones pickups and I am EXTREMELY happy with the results. I imagine his bass pickups are just as classy. I wish I could fit one in my Rivoli bass, I'd definitely buy one on faith alone!
  6. Webtroll

    Webtroll Rolling for initiative

    Apr 23, 2006
    Austin, TX
    I want one! They ain't cheap tho and you gotta take into account that's just the bridge, I believe the preamp is separate.
  7. fullrangebass


    May 7, 2005
  8. 12bass


    Jan 2, 2003
    Victoria, Canada
    I'm surprised that no one has mentioned :http://www.q-tuner.com/ !

    Natural sounding, extended range frequency response, low noise, user customizable string-by-string response via adjustable pole pieces.....

    Lane Poors are also very nice if you can find them....
  9. DaveAceofBass

    DaveAceofBass Supporting Member

    Feb 20, 2004
    Charlotte, NC
    Kent Armstrong makes some killer pickups too. Be careful though, most of the "Kent Armstrong" pickups are licensed copies made in China....not as good as the real thing.
  10. jimbilly


    Apr 19, 2006
  11. WarriorJoe7

    WarriorJoe7 Banned

    Mar 12, 2004
    Syracuse, NY
    ummm Lane Poors

  12. DavidRavenMoon

    DavidRavenMoon Banned

    Oct 20, 2004

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