1. Please take 30 seconds to register your free account to remove most ads, post topics, make friends, earn reward points at our store, and more!  

MIM Pickup upgrade: CS60s or N3 Noiseless

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by MovingPitchers, Jun 2, 2014.


  1. Well I'm stuck between the two. My MIM isn't shielded (dang it) so I'm guessing the N3 will be the choice if I don't want that nasty hum.

    I am very favoured, though, towards the Custom Shop 60s although I heard people who have them say that they make a ton of noise even when their basses are shielded properly (i.e: the MIA Standards).

    Both cost the same price so cost isn't an issue.

    Another thing: I need to get two neck pickups because my pup spacing is the pre-updated design (made in 2000-2001).

    Who has either of these pickups? What are your experiences with them? yay? Nay?
     
  2. AlarmClock314

    AlarmClock314

    Mar 26, 2007
    Southern WI
    Here's two videos of the pickups:



    You should also consider DiMarzio pickups. They sell neck pickups individually and are still in that $110-$130 price range.
     
    Last edited: Jun 2, 2014
  3. If you need to get 2 neck pickups, then that would rule out the CS60 because getting 2 neck pickups of this model will give hum at any volume position (regular jazz pickups hum-buck with both neck and bridge at full volume, or 50/50 mix)
     
    elBandito likes this.
  4. Ah....touche....totally forgot about that
     

Share This Page

  1. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register.
    By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.