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Definition for: Pickup (humbucker)

A dual coil design which reduces the hum of single coils by adding a second magnetic coil to cancel out the errant tones.They generally produce a fatter, warmer tone than single coils and are preferred by many guitarists as a result.

2 Tutorials Found For: Pickup (humbucker)

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rock Dave Celentano Dave Celentano
rock Douglas Showalter Douglas Showalter