HIGH OUTPUT STRAT REPLACEMENTS: STRONG AND DARK.
High Output Single Coil Pickups are for players that use the Hum-Single-Single or Hum-Single-Hum variation on their guitars. Our High Output Pickups are thick, strong, and dark. If you have a bright sounding guitar, you will love the sound of High Output Single Coil pickups. High Output Pickups are perfect for any musician trying to balance the tonal aspects and the output of a humbucker with their single coils. High Outputs are wound with 5% more coil than Blues Specials, which means 5% more output than our Blues Special pickups. 5% more coil also means more mid-range and less treble than our Blues Special Pickups.
- Thick, full sound with low-end growl and warm treble strings
- Our Stock set features a 5% overwound bridge
- Perfect for combining with Humbuckers
- USA-Made parts
- High Output Strat Pickups come in your choice of White, Black, Yellow (Aged White), or Green covers.
When playing clean, High Output Pickups sound very thick and dark, simply because of the increased mids and lows, and less highs. Additionally, High Output Single Coils have a nice compressed, beefy sound. With distortion, the tone remains thick and fat while being slightly compressed and thick with a low-end growl and a medium attack. You can expect 10% less highs and 10% more mids and power than a vintage-sounding pickup. The High Output Strat Replacements will give you a lot more power than most pickups and will break up a lot quicker than lower output replacements. Chords will sound crunchy and thick, and single notes will sound fat and rich, especially on the plain strings.
Our Complete Set is our best-selling option. It has a slightly hotter bridge to compensate for the brightness near the bridge. If you’re buying a single pickup, read this important article here: “What’s The Deal With Polarity?”
CHOOSING THE MAGNET STAGGER:
Our High Output pickups come in two Magnet Stagger(?) options: Stock(?) and Hybrid (?).