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Seymour Duncan SPH90-1 Phat Cat P90 Single-Coil Pickup, Gold, Bridge

The Seymour Duncan SPH90-1 offers fat, punchy tone. Also known as the Phat Cat P90, the Seymour Duncan SPH90-1 is a fantastic choice for rock. (38) Read 12 reviews for this product | Rate and review this product
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Seymour Duncan SPH90-1 Phat Cat P90

In the past, if a guitar player wanted true P-90 soapbar tone from a humbucker-equipped guitar, he or she would have to physically alter the guitar: Usually irreparably and often destroying the re-sale value of the instrument.

Those days are over as Seymour Duncan announces the release of the Phat Cat pickup. Phat Cats are true P-90 soapbar pickups squeezed into a humbucker cover. They are direct retrofits for most humbucker-equipped guitars, without need for permanent modification to the instrument.

Phat Cats were created as a collaborative effort between Hamer founder, Jol Dantzig and Seymour W. Duncan. They were originally built in Seymour's Custom Shop for Hamer Guitars where they were used exclusively on their Newport series of USA-made instruments. Now, Phat Cats will be built on Duncan's regular production line, which will increase production capacity and decrease the selling price. Says Dantzig, "We worked with Seymour Duncan to conceive Phat Cats, and now we're happy to see the opportunity for all of Duncan's customers to enjoy their great sound."

Phat Cats are the call for the player looking for a great combination of output and high-end response. The tone is big, fat, and punchy with enhanced upper-mids for extra "cut." Like traditional P-90s, Phat Cats embody a true single-coil design with 2 sand cast Alnico magnets and single conductor, braided shield, hookup cable. The short, flat bobbins account for the fatter, midrange-intensive tone; and the nickel-silver cover reduces 60-cycle hum and tames the raggedness sometimes associated with P-90s. The result is a pickup with a unique sonic signature. Phat Cats are available in neck and bridge calibrated positions, and with either nickel or gold plating on their nickel-silver cover. When used together in the neck-plus-bridge position, both pickups will be hum-canceling.

Phat Cats are vacuum wax potted for squeal-free performance. Mounting hardware (screws and springs) is included, as is a detailed wiring diagram. Phat Cats are hand-built in Santa Barbara, California.

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- Magnet: Alnico 2
- D.C. resistance: 7.98K Ohms (n) 8.49K Ohms (b)
- E.Q.: 4/6/7 Low/Mid/High
- Cable: Single Conductor
- Output: Moderate
Weight, Dimensions, and Manufacturer Part Numbers
Nickel, Neck
Shipping Weight: 0.5 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 4 x 3 x 2 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 11302-15-NC
Gold, Neck
Shipping Weight: 0.5 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 4 x 3 x 2 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 11302-15-GC
Gold, Bridge
Shipping Weight: 0.5 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 4 x 3 x 2 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 11302-16-GC
Nickel, Bridge
Shipping Weight: 0.5 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 4 x 3 x 2 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 11302-16-NC
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Sound: I have a les paul and the humbuckers had a bit of a muddy sound that just couldnt seem to cut through to shine in the high end department. these p90s absolutely have no problem giving me high end with out sacrifice the low end that i also need. Feature: None, you dont need any Ease of Use: Its a pickup, just drop in and enjoy Quality: very sturdy, accidentally droped the box it was in on the floor from a tall table and it still works fine. Value: They are definitely worth it. You can tell a difference as soon as you start playing. Manufacturer Support: dont need them The Wow Factor: The wanting for a p90 sound is fufilled with this product. SD nailed it, putting a p90 in a humbucker casing? Genius!!!! Overall: I would recommend these pickups to anyone wanting to split with a humbucker and try something new.
Style of Music: Rock, Punk, Ska
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Sound: I purchased & tried these in a guitar I had put together swamp ash body & maple neck they were installed in both neck & bridge position with a Seymour Duncan classic stack in the middle I play Blues & Country they sound fantastic they can be used in any style I made the mistake of switching them out under Seymour Duncans 21 day exchange policy after I had removed them & sent them for exchange & temporarily reinstalled my old pickups I had a change of heart wished I had kept them I am going to build another guitar and Phat cats are deinitely going in it you can't go wrong with them very versatile Feature: Great Pickups Ease of Use: Install them adjust height & enjoy Quality: I give them a 10 one hint about installing leave the tape cover on until you have them at least installed & the height approximately set then remove the tape and do your final adjustment I slipped with the screw driver and scratched one of them Value: Great price Manufacturer Support: Seymour Duncan has the best warranty hands down it absolutely can not be matched everyone I had the pleasure of talking to was great even after I told them I had scratched one of them they still switched them out for me I was amazed at how fast & friendly they were about taking care of the exchange. By the way my new Seymour Duncan SH1 MODEL 59 are also great pickups got to say THANKS to James at seymour Duncan best service I have ever received anywhere. The Wow Factor: Great looking Overall: Not looking these are permanent
Style of Music: Blues & Country
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