P90 – Humbucker

  • Single Coil
  • Thick & Versatile
  • Unique Appearance
  • Vintage Output

Lindy Fralin Original Design

(59 genuine reviews)


Finally, achieve incredible P90 tone with a humbucker look! The Fralin Humbucker-sized P90 is a vintage-voiced P90 known for its versatility, clarity, and snarly midrange. With clear lows, thick mids, and percussive highs, we guarantee that the Fralin P90 will inspire you, no matter what guitar or music style you play. As with all Fralin Pickups, you can take pride in knowing we designed, built, and assembled your P90 in Virginia using 100% USA-Made parts.


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Pickup Cover *

Choose how you would like your pickup to look with our USA-Made Nickel Silver covers. Covers are required on this model.

Gold Screws

Not needed for Gold Humbucker Covers, but if you want Gold Screws on Polished Nickel or Raw Nickel Covers, here they are!


Since you're buying a single pickup, we might need more information from you. To avoid unnecessary delays in your order, please choose one of the options below:

Be sure to read our article on Pickup Polarity here.


Due to the nature of Raw Nickel, Raw Nickel may contain slight cosemetic defects or abrasions.


We recommend using 2-Conductor With Shield Lead when purchasing a single pickup. 2-Conductor lead allows you to reverse the phase should you have phase issues. Learn About Lead Choice

Lead Time

A Lead Time of 3 Weeks is just an estimate. Lead Times are subject to change depending on the current shop capacity and size of the order. We will always try to complete your order quicker than the stated lead time.

Pure P90, Humbucker Looks

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P90 – Humbucker FEATURES:

Don’t you love the sound of a screaming P90 Pickup? What’s not to love? Easily one of the most unique and versatile pickup designs out there, the Fralin P90 pushes the limit by using 100% USA-Made parts and a tone that will make your jaw drop.

Whether you play Rock, Jazz, Country, R&B, or Funk, you will undoubtedly stand out in the mix with the pronounced pick attack and crystal-clear lows. Hand-build into a humbucker chassis, you can now have that famous P90 tone in all humbucker-equipped guitars.

We also have a Hum-Cancelling and Hum Cancelling Alnico Rod version of this pickup available.

  • Lindy Fralin Original Design: True P90 Tone, now humbucker sized
  • Adjustable USA-Made Pole Pieces for Fine-Tuning Single String Balance
  • AlNiCo IV Bar Magnets for a smooth, punchy tone
  • Hand-wound with 43 Gauge SPN wire and our “Sectioning” technique for unique, dynamic tone
  • RW / RP Neck for hum-canceling in the middle position
  • Multiple Outputs available for fine-tuning your Pickup’s voice
  • Nickel Silver Baseplates and Covers for little to no effect on tone
  • Strong and bold – lots of midrange and snarl
  • Compensated Bridge for even volume across all pickups
  • Hand-built for unrivaled quality control
  • Backed by our 10-Year Warranty on manufacturing defects
  • 30-Day Risk-Free Exchange Policy


Get excited – Fralin P90s covers an impressive, broad tonal spectrum.

Featuring a clear neck and an overwound bridge, our P90s have that undeniable thick Single-Coil tone with a distinct wound string, and percussive treble string. The midrange is full, thick, and warm – perfect for adding depth to your guitar.

Are you looking for the traditional Fender-type sparkle? You won’t find that here. The Fralin P90 is all Gibson! For that, we recommend checking out our Hum Cancelling Alnico Rod model.

Whether playing clean or dirty, we guarantee the “3-dimensional depth” that the Fralin P90 provides will inspire you for years to come. Single notes are punchy and clear without sounding tinny, and chords break up with a tight compression that’s guaranteed to push your amp.

And with a hand-wound scatter-wound coil, your pickup is as unique as you are – each coil features a subtly unique voice that will undoubtedly inspire you. Experience what you’ve been missing and give your guitar the P90 voice it was meant to have with the Fralin P90.

It all starts here: our manufacturing process allows us to achieve unparalleled quality control. Lindy Fralin’s P90 in a Humbucker Cover consists of a precision injection mold and USA-Made Steel Screws. We use USA-Made Alnico 4 magnets to make this model scream. Each bobbin is carefully inspected and cleaned before winding.

We wind each pickup by hand, one at a time using our proprietary “Sectioning” technique. This winding technique gives our pickups a sweet, clear tone. Finally, we wax-pot the pickup to and prevent microphonics and preserve the pickup for years to come.

Tonal Graph for P90 – Humbucker:

The tone graph below for our P90 – Humbucker features Lows, Midrange, Highs, and general Output.


Attack: Stiff & Percussive

Tech Specs

See below for the estimated DCR and Polarity Information for our P90 - Humbucker.

Neck Ohm Reading:7.2K
Bridge Ohm Reading:8.2K
Neck Polarity:Counter Clockwise Coil Direction, North to Strings
Bridge Polarity:Clockwise Coil Direction, South to Strings
String Spacing:50mm
Cover Material:USA-Made Nickel Silver
Baseplate Material:USA-Made Nickel Silver
Magnets:USA-Made Alnico 4
Wire:USA-Made 43-Gauge Single Poly Nylon
Recommended Pot Value:500K
Recommended Cap Value**:0.02mfd

**We recommend a 0.02mfd Cap Value on most guitar and bass pickups. The exception is a Magic Cap, which Lindy prefers on the Bridge Pickup of Fender® guitars only. Learn More about Caps Here.


Humbucker Dimensions

Lead Color Codes

See below for our Lead color codes. For help with matching to other manufacturers, check out this resource here.

Gibson Braided Lead:

2-Conductor With Shield
Gibson Braided Lead - Use on Gibson-Style Instruments only, where each pickup has it's own respective volume and tone pot. Do not select this lead on Fender-style instruments, unless the instrument is wired like a Gibson, like a Telecaster Deluxe. This lead is non-reversible. You cannot split the humbucker with this lead.

2-Conductor Lead:

2-Conductor With Shield
Two-Conductor Lead - Select this lead if wiring to a Blade Switch or buying a single pickup. 2-Conductor allows you to reverse the phase of the pickup.

P90 - Humbucker Questions And Answers:


Have a question about our P90 - Humbucker? Ask it here. Your Question will be publically visible. If you want to ask a Private Question, please contact us through our Contact Us Form.

If you have multiple questions, please call us at (804) 358-2699.

    I have a Godin ultra A6 and looking for recommendations to replace the Godin humbucker factory pickup
  1. Q I have a Godin ultra A6 and looking for recommendations to replace the Godin humbucker factory pi...... Read more

    Hey Steven, any standard humbucker will work just fine. Just pay attention to your string spacing. If you want a traditional P90 tone, this is a great choice. We also have it in a hum-cancelling version.

  2. Can a P90 humbucker be made f-spaced for a fender bridge?
  3. Q Can a P90 humbucker be made f-spaced for a fender bridge?

    Hey Mark, we don't have the covers, bobbins, or baseplates to make the P90 Humbucker in an F-Spaced version - we apologize for the inconvenience.

  4. I have a 3-pickup guitar currently with humbuckers and would like to put in p-90s. Do you make a set of three with slightly increasing output moving from neck pickup, to middle pickup, and then to the bridge? Or do you have a recommendation?
  5. Q I have a 3-pickup guitar currently with humbuckers and would like to put in p-90s. Do you make a ...... Read more

    Hey Uri, we normally recommend (2) Neck outputs (one for the middle) and (1) Bridge output - thanks for your question!

  6. Can you please suggest the best humbucker sized bridge pickup to create as much tele twang as possible in a PRS Studio nearfield guitar? The guitar has a fixed bridge and has a dark tone overall. Thank you!
  7. Q Can you please suggest the best humbucker sized bridge pickup to create as much tele twang as pos...... Read more

    Hey Jeff, I'd recommend the Twangmaster (if you can accomodate 50mm string spacing at your bridge) or the Sunbucker (Available in multiple sizes).

  8. hey, can you guys put a gibson quick connect on one of your humbucker sized p-90s?
  9. Q hey, can you guys put a gibson quick connect on one of your humbucker sized p-90s?

    Hey Mike, as it turns out, we do not offer the Quick Connect system - actually, we recommend removing it altogether as while it does make swapping pickups easier, you are putting a plastic connection where a soldered connection should be. Upgrading to a soldered harness would be the best upgrade for your tone and reliability.


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59 Genuine Reviews for P90 – Humbucker

  1. Doug Frede
    Verified Buyer

    As usual, great sounding pickups. Put them in an ESP Eclipse CTM with a JB/59 and it’s tremendous. Quacks in the middle, great sounding neck and bridge. Perfect upgrade for any relatively inexpensive used guitar!

  2. Alex Demir
    Verified Buyer

    Above and beyond! From clean to crunch the P90 humbuckers rekindled a love for my StingRay RS. Super satisfied with the range of tones I can get.

  3. Ricky Peters

    Unbelievable but Lindy did it!!! I have a vintage les Paul special with P 90’s … fantastic tone .. I put a set of the raw nickel covered humbucker size P90 in another guitar I have and I’m telling you in blind fold test I’m not sure anybody can pick which is which … Customer service is as good as it can get !!! Fralin Rocks!!!!

  4. Guy Schiavone
    Verified Buyer

    Great Pickups, Great Service

    Great sound! Exactly what I was looking for.

  5. Michael Beach
    Verified Buyer

    Great pickups!

    Fantastic upgrade to the p90’s in my Les Paul. Bright without being shrill, big and full but not muddy. Fantastic customer service as well. Thanks so much!

  6. Andy Callandar
    Verified Buyer

    Brought back to life!

    Changed out the Humbuckers in my fender FSR custom Telecaster with a -5% and stock wind f/b respectively. PIckups created response and clarity like no other. With the amp on the edge of a breakup a little volume knob roll-off cleans up without loss of volume. Loved the action of the guitar but the tone was uninspiring because the original pickups were wound hot and had little dynamic range; these brought new life to my guitar. Tons of tone, clarity, and sensitivity to boost any playing style. Black chrome covers on a black guitar….stunning!! Thanks for making a great product!!!

  7. Gerald Gagnon

    Fralin dogear P90: The pickup sounds clear from bass to treble. Kinda like the best P90 I’ve heard for awhile. Thanks, Gerald.

  8. Brent Horrocks
    Verified Buyer

    Awesome pickups!
    I love these pickups! I ordered stock output for both bridge and neck. It’s super mellow, very articulate, and howling with a bit of overdrive added in. Thanks Fralin Pickups!

  9. Brent Horrocks
    Verified Buyer

    Wow! I love these pickups! Thanks Lindy + Team! They were a perfect drop-in replacement for humbuckers. The tone is amazing, and I couldn’t be happier!

  10. Adam Corwin
    Verified Buyer

    It’s not exactly a P-90 and it’s not a humbucker, but it’s all single-coil, big fat sonic mojo. This is my second one. I used the first in the studio for my main slide tones in “The Paul” and I have this one on my touring semi-hollow body. It’s more predictable than my traditional P90 and it’s a great single-coil choice if you don’t want to start digging into your Les Paul like a jabroni. Seriously, it’s become one of my favorite tones both live and in the studio. These are an under-appreciated concept and Fralin hits the mark better than other similar choices I’ve tried -Adam Joad

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