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in line or stacked coils

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by boamedt, Apr 2, 2009.

  1. boamedt

    boamedt Supporting Member

    Jul 2, 2008
    Santa Rosa, Ca
    hi, i am looing at some new dual coil pickups. i was wondering what the sound difference is between dual coil pickups that are "in-line" or that are "stacked" if anybody has any knowledge about this that would help alot
  2. SGD Lutherie

    SGD Lutherie Banned Commercial User

    Aug 21, 2008
    Bloomfield, NJ
    Owner, SGD Music Products
    They both sound a lot like single coils, but stacked pickups are usually a bit brighter and have a bit less output. In-line coils tend to have more low end than stacks.

    But that's just a generalization.

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