What is in a humbucker pickup?

Answer A humbucker is a type of electric guitar pickup. They were first used by the Gibson guitar company. Humbucker pickups are commonly used in most electric guitars.IdentificationA humbucker pickup loo... Read More »

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How do I set up humbucker pickups?

Initial Humbucker Pickup AdjustmentTurn the pickup adjustment screws (there is one on both sides of the pickup) clockwise to raise the pickup or counter-clockwise to lower the pickup. Adjust to all... Read More »

How do i adjust humbucker pickups?

StartingInsert a screwdriver in the pickup adjustment screw on one side of the pickup. Turn the screw clockwise to raise the pickup (increase volume), and counter-clockwise to lower the pickup (dec... Read More »

How do i clean humbucker pickups?

Remove the StringsRemove the strings from your guitar. This will allow you to fully access the inner edges of the pickups.Wipe the PickupsWipe the entire outside of the pickups with a soft cloth, p... Read More »

How do I install Humbucker pickups?

Remove Old PickupsUnscrew the pick guard or back cover and either take a picture or draw a diagram of the electronics to remind you how the finished product should look. De-solder the wire connecti... Read More »