A mini-humbucker is made like a miniature PAF pickup. Also, differences in output/hotness. Ive never been super happy with the tone on the bridge pickup so I want to try a few different pickups in that spot and see what I like. 12.55 kOhms, two high-quality 250KOhm Bourns potentiometers for volume and tone (product # 50-010-01) and long-shaft Neutrik output jack (product #50-002-03). Many solid-body guitars feature cavities only for single-coil pickups. Originally developed by the Epiphone company in the ’50s, they were brought over into Gibson models with the purchase of Epiphone in 1957. When the supply of old New York pickups was running out, Gibson had Seth Lover work on a "mini" version of their humbucker about the same size as the New York pickups for use on Epiphones going forward. If the Humbucker is too hot for the singles you can have a miss match I had to try several different types of humbuckers to get one to work well in one of my Strat builds. Posts: 3,764. Paul says the main characteristic of these pickups is clarity. much less difference between a mini and a paf with a good amount of gain than there is clean. A classic mini-humbucker sound, rich and clear with great harmonics, somewhere between a humbucker & P90 single coil sound. Posts: 1,832. Mini Humbucker vs. Filtertron Discussion in 'Just Pickups' started by tdu, Mar 23, 2008. Quelle est la différence entre les fameux P90 et les Hambucker (490R et 498T). Burstbucker Pros have 4-conductor wire for coil-splitting (although some other types have this as an option too). Mini Humbucker vs. P90... Thread starter GuitarManSam666; Start date Dec 21, 2013; 1; 2; Next. Mini Humbucker Vs Humbucker. Full Sized Humbucker with a Specially routed body and humbucker cutout bridge. The cool thing about electric guitars is how much you can change their personality with a single build tweak. Installing full-sized humbuckers in this type of guitar requires additional routing of the woodwork, and/or cutting of the pickguard if the instrument has one. Joined Nov 28, 2010 Messages 67 Reaction score 1. The products that we will list here vary in size from one to another, so you need to know the right size for your guitar. Position: Cover: Mount: Conductor: Mounting Ring: QTY: +-SPECS LISTEN OPTIONS REVIEWS. “True” mini-humbuckers vs Firebird humbuckers. Discussion in 'Pickups' started by GuitarManSam666, Dec 22, 2013. But with the other pickups the mini humbucker is an excellent pickup in the mix. Hey guys, I'm curious as to what some of the main tonal differences are between Mini Humbuckers and P90's. Link to post Share on other sites. Im drawn to the mini humbucker because I was … Recommended Posts. Messages 2,279 . You should be aware that each mini humbucker has a magnet that helps to induce alternating current across the various string coils. By daveinspain, March 8, 2008 in Gibson USA. Getting a humbucker to match the singles isn't quiet as easy as slapping whatever you have in the bridge position. Messages 3,362. cherrick Member. 2. The Lollar version of the mini humbucker is distinct. Final Word on Humbucker vs P90 Pickups. i have a set of mid-late 2000s vintage gibson minis and after years of going back and forth, i've decided they are pretty alright. Followers 0. Next Last. Mar 23, 2008 #1. tdu Friend of Leo's. It has one bar magnet positioned under each coil, with adjustable polepieces made out of a ferrous alloy; the other coil contains a ferrous metal bar that is not adjustable. Ratings Snapshot 5.0. out of 5. The mini humbucker is mellower than the P90 and is a smooth sound. Humbucker vs Single Coil: Which is Best for You? One common thing that gives them the most personality is their pickups – those raised areas of plastic with circles of metal that sit under your strings. Les LP équipées de ces derniers ne sont pas essayables en magasin (exclu thomann) Bonjour ,Je voudrais savoir sur une télécaster le quel des deux micros fait le son aigu et le quel fait le son grave ? A Telecaster Single Coil Sized Humbucker in a standard ashtray tele bridge. Unless you specifically buy a humbucker tele, for most guys a single coil sized humbucker is going to be the easier option. May 6, 2018 #3. not apples to oranges given they are in a sheraton vs my les paul, but they can be surprisingly heavy once the gain is up. This corresponds to a Gibson PAF with adjustable poles in one coil and a series of metal slugs in the other coil. situation and needs, one pickup may be a better choice than the other. Joined: Jan 4, 2005 Location: Ontario, Canada. Page 1 of 2 1 2 Next > GuitarManSam666 Member. Reply to this topic; Start new topic; Prev; 1; 2; Next; Page 1 of 2 . It was essentially a PAF style pickup but 'mini' and so called to AVOID confusion with a full sized PAF type. Go. They offer more focus on midrange frequencies and are characterised by a thick, warm tone. 5 (4) 4 (0) 3 (0) 2 (0) 1 (0) Would recommend this product. Jun 30, 2016 #2 Obviously depends on the specific pickup and maker, but the mini's are generally chimier and maybe a little tighter. The PG-13™ mini humbuckers were developed for Paul Gilbert of Mr. Big. Either type of pickup you use would be a good choice in my opinion. I eventually used a EVH style Mighty Mite in there and it was an ideal match. So now that we have compared the mini humbucker against the P90, let’s go ahead and compare it to the original-sized counterpart. This convenient pickup can replace any standard size humbucker with the average response of 7.2 ohms. In addition to that, we will inform you how to choose a mini-humbucker. The Vintage Mini Humbucker neck pickup offers a blend of bright, single coil high end, and more focused humbucker low end. Joined: Nov 28, 2010. G. GuitarManSam666 Member. If you are looking for a P90 tone from a simple humbucker sized pickup at an affordable price, this is the best choice to go for. Great for warm, midrangy chords, or fat solo tone with sizzle. Product Details. A humbucker’s pole pieces are wired out of phase with one another in order to cancel out hum and sound smoother. Les LP équipées de ces derniers ne sont pas essayables en magasin (exclu thomann). Dec 21, 2013 #1 Hey guys, I'm curious as to what some of the main tonal differences are between Mini Humbuckers and P90's. 1 of 2 Go to page. Alternative humbucker designs Mini-humbuckers. I occasionally see people using 'mini humbucker' to describe a Filertron. A standard Humbucker’s pole pieces are built according to a traditional Gibson string spacing of 1.930″ (49mm), measured from the center of the high E string to the center of the low E string at the bridge pickup location. The tone of a Mini-Humbucker has been described as somewhere between a full sized humbucker and a single coil. Also, differences in output/hotness. JeffBlue Tele-Afflicted. Messages 2,569. Item #: 10-407. Gary Moore Tribute 63 Gary Moore Tribute 63 "The K-ON! I assumed they were 2 different sounding styles of pickups though? How would you describe the difference of a Gibson mini vs full size Gibson humbucker of the same vintage ? I love FBs so much, I've recently delved into the fine details of what makes a FB a FB and have been winding my own ... Click to expand... Mark! A lot of blues, jazz, rock and metal players favour humbuckers because they handle gain and distortion with less interference than single coils. If the process is not carefully done, the instrument's body and pickguard may be damaged. The result is a pickup with a gritty tonal character, and enough drive to really cut through the mix. DHart likes this. Both of these pickups have the ability to provide the right user with an unlimited amount of benefits, but depending on your. Quote; Share this post. The tone pot has been fitted with one of our .033 capacitors (Product # 50-040-01). They will never sound quite the same as a full-sized humbucker, but they have a fullness and grit all their own. fitz Member. 4 | Write a Review. If I were building a 2 pickup tele, I would rather have either a P90 or a regular humbucker. P90 vs Humbucker Sign in to follow this . Jun 30, 2016 #3 The Gibson Mini-Hum is one of my … Most of the humbucker-equipped Studios have ceramics, Traditionals have '57 Classics, while the 2008 Standard has Burstbuckers. Mini Humbucker pickups offer you the best of both worlds; they are humbucking (i.e. Any input is greatly appreciated. Clear, tight, chirpy humbucker tone=mini-H. Next to sliced bread, the next best invention is a T with a FB in the neck position. Last edited: Jun 30, 2016. morgan918 Member. Brighter, tighter with more sparkle and clarity than a traditional, larger Gibson/PAF style humbucker yet fatter and rounder than a single-coil, they're great for the neck position or snarly when cranked in a balanced, calibrated set. Messages: 67 Likes Received: 1. The pickup we all know as the 'mini humbucker' was an Epiphone one that Gibson found useful to fit into their relaunched Deluxe because it could be adapted to replace a P90. At the end of the day, there isn’t a right or wrong answer to choosing between a humbucker or a P90 pickup. Mini Humbucker vs . daveinspain 387 daveinspain 387 Player/Collector ; All Access; 387 9,603 posts; Location Valencia, Spain; Report post; Posted March 8, 2008. Guitarist" … Mini Humbucker. 100% $175.00. Thanks, … This harness features one of our Chrome "Snake Oil" mini humbucker pickups (our product number 54-046-01) rated at approx. As the name suggests, the mini humbucker is a bit smaller in size compared to the original humbucker. Cheers... 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