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Lane Poor ID

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by godoze, Dec 18, 2005.


  1. godoze

    godoze

    Oct 21, 2002
    Just got two Lane Poor pickups. One is SB4500 and the other is HB4500. Both for 6 string bass. Anyone have info on these ?

    thanks,
    don
     
  2. fivestringdan

    fivestringdan Supporting Member

    Dec 4, 2001
    Little Rock, AR
    Don how are you?

    The HB stands for "humbucker" and I blelieve the SB is for a "slim" or narrow humbucker. I am sure that N stands for "narrow coil" non humcanceling. I can ask, I've been in contact with a guy that use to work for Lane.
     
  3. godoze

    godoze

    Oct 21, 2002
    cool. they appear to be single coil pups; only two wires coming out of each pup.
     
  4. David Wilson

    David Wilson Administrator Staff Member Administrator Supporting Member

    Oct 14, 2002
    Lower Westchester, NY
    actually, not necessarily single coils. Their MM pup only has two wires - it's got two coils but they're hardwired in parallel.
     
  5. fivestringdan

    fivestringdan Supporting Member

    Dec 4, 2001
    Little Rock, AR
    That is correct. I have an MM with the four leads and I sold one with the direct wired HB.
     
  6. luknfur

    luknfur

    Jan 14, 2004
    DIXIE
    FWIW:

    Yep, apparently the 2 lead LPMM is the norm and 4 lead the exception.

    However since they're slim, probably singles but I don't know that for a fact.
     
  7. Thats the one you sold me, right? It sure does sound great.
     
  8. fivestringdan

    fivestringdan Supporting Member

    Dec 4, 2001
    Little Rock, AR
    The very same. I'm glad you like it. :bassist: