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Lace Alumitone Single Coil Pickup

Get more bass, volume, and output than traditional single coil pickups with this aluminum-based pickup. (1) Read 1 review for this product | Rate and review this product
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Product Description

Alumitone pickups are a radical departure from the pickup design you've known most of your life. Being aluminum based, rather than copper you will see less resistance with a higher output coupled to a current driven design as opposed to conventional voltage based pickups.

The aluminum water jet cut exoskeleton is then matted to a micro winding using 90% less fine copper wire, a low impedance/high impedance pickup is then created.

Sonic Evaluation
More bass then traditional single coils, more volume, mids are slightly more then conventional pickups. Highs are clear yet smooth, nicely equalized. With a 5-position switch they provide surprisingly stratty in between tones.

zZounds is an authorized dealer of Lace Music Products products.
Position: neck, mid, bridge

Resistance: 2.5k

Peak frequency: 2343

Inductance: 3.0 henries
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Shipping Weight: 0 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 5 x 5 x 2 in
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zZounds has verified that this customer bought this product from us. "Great Tone, ZERO NOISE, but you must modify your pick-guard!!!"
Sound: Clear, Clean, Balanced Tone from all strings in all five positions. You can adjust pickup height to balance output and tone: closer = more output + bass. Farther = slightly less output more "spank." ZERO NOISE !!! In fact, if it weren't for the lack of hum, you'd think you were playing vintage single-coils. Feature: Features? well, they sound great and make NO NOISE. Those are the only features I really care about. They look funky-cool / unique / unusual / future-retro. That might be good or bad, depending on your taste. Some gain-crazed metal heads might want more output. Experienced players know they can get all the gain they need from preamps and pedals, so pickup output is usually a non-issue. Ease of Use: Be aware that the shape of these makes them a little tricky to instal. You have to buy pre-wired pick-guards for Strats, or carefully file the mounting-hole to accept the squared-corners of these. You probably would not want to do that to a prized vintage guitar. Quality: I have used Lace products for decades and these particular pickups for four years now. No problems whatsoever. Value: I know these are made a different way than regular coiled pickups. It seems like they could be a little less expensive when I look at them. There's not much there... After hearing them and using them for a while, I don't care about the cost. They are worth every penny. Manufacturer Support: I asked technical questions of Lace. They got back to me within 24 hours with a personal reply. I wasn't quite satisfied with the information, but they did respond personally; no cut-and-paste boiler-plate FAQ BS. The Wow Factor: I like the concept of these things; a current based pickup instead of a voltage-based coil. But then, I'm an electronics geek and understand the difference. I dig the style and LOVE the zero-noise with great tone. If you want premium full-bandwidth response so you can shape any tone, and you like unique looking gear, these are very high on the "I want it" list. If you are a traditionalist, afraid of new things, don't understand how pickups work or just want that vintage appearance, these are not for you. Overall: I wish I knew I had to modify my pick-guard to instal. That was a hassle and an unexpected nuisance. Once I got over it, I'm glad I did.
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