Gibson 490T Humbucker Pickup

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Give your guitar a classic sound with these humbucker pickups. These "modern classic" pickups have tonal characteristics similar to the Gibson '57 Classic.

These "Modern Classic" pickups feature tonal characteristics similar to the '57 Classic, but deliver a slight increase in the upper mids, for a more contemporary humbucking sound. The special Alnico II magnet gives these beauties a singing quality that delivers on demand.

The 490R, with its neck-spaced pole pieces, is calibrated to match the bridge-spaced 490T for a perfect match. Available with chrome, gold, or nickel covers, or with open coils, the 490R and 490T come with 4-conductor shielded wiring.

- Output: 8.1
- Position: Bridge
- Magnet: Alnico II
- Wiring: 4-Conductor
- Slightly overwound to give a traditional Humbucker tone with a touch of modern edge

For support or warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer:
Phone: 800-444-2766

Submitted September 6, 2009

"#1 guitar manufacturer best pickups"

Overall: 5 out of 5 stars
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Changed out stock Gibson pu's many times years ago,never will again.
Sound
It's a classic 57 w/more windings. Great for modern, roll back for clean.
Features
versatile
Quality
Have used dozens fron Duncan, Dimarzio etc. +own 5 Gibsons w/different Gibson pu's. If you feel the need to change out stock Gibsons check your settings or work on your playing.
Value
Best guitars +pu's but over priced.

Musical Background:

Professional

Musical Style:

Various
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