Hum-Cancelling P90

True P90 Tone, No Hum

  • Hum-Cancelling
  • Thick & Versatile
  • Traditional Appearance
  • Modern Output

Lindy Fralin Original Design

( 231 genuine reviews)

$159$318

Are you still searching for that noiseless P90 tone that sounds like a real P90? Your search has ended: introducing the Fralin Hum Cancelling P90. With a unique coil design and magnet structure, the Fralin Hum Cancelling P90 provides a versatile, hum-free tone that cleans up and gets dirty, with plenty of articulation and clarity. Read more to find your guitar’s real voice:

Options

Select options for our Hum-Cancelling P90:

Looking for a 3 P90 Set?

We recommend a Neck output for the middle pickup. Add a Complete Set and another Neck Pickup to make a 3 P90 Set.

Select Options Above To Display Add-Ons

Soapbar Covers

Please choose how you want your pickups to look in your guitar.

Dogear Covers

Choose your standard Dogear Covers below. Available are White, Black & Cream. If you want a Metal Cover, choose “Short Dogear” from the select box above.

Short Dogear Covers

Below are the covers available for Short Dogear singles and sets:

Dogear Shims

Shims help height adjust your Dogear P90 pickups with plastic covers.

Pickguard-Mounted Soapbar Modification

Some Soapbar Pickups are mounted on the pickguard via a screw on either side. (Les Paul Junior Tribute, Soapbar-equipped SG’s) Check this box if your guitar requires this modification. You’ll get 2 tabs to slip on the mounting tabs for threading your screws. Available in Gibson-Spacing only. Measure your spacing here.

3 P90 Set Wiring

Buying 3 P90s as a set? Check this box. We have a few winding options for you.

Note:

Checking this box does not add a P90 for you. You must select the options and add the third P90 to your cart.

Let us know how you want your 3 P90 Set to work in your guitar!

Gold Screws

We can use Gold Screws instead of Nickel for a small up-charge. Not necessary if Gold Covers are selected.

SPEED UP YOUR ORDER

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:


Notice

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

Recommendation

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

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All P90, No Hum.

Want to learn more about our Hum-Cancelling P90? Here's all the information you'll need:

Hum-Cancelling P90 FEATURES:

The Fralin Hum Cancelling P90 is one of the best-selling models we make, and it’s easy to see why. Genuine P90 tone and dead-quiet performance? What’s not to love?

Whether you play Rock, Jazz, Country, R&B, or Funk, you will undoubtedly stand out in the mix with the pronounced pick attack, crystal-clear lows, and round highs. And the best part? Zero hum. Available in a Soapbar, Dogear, and Humbucker, you can rest assured knowing you can get the Fralin P90 tone in any guitar you have.

Features:

  • Lindy Fralin Original Design: True P90 Tone, No Hum
  • Multiple Outputs available for fine-tuning your Pickup’s voice
  • Strong and bold – lots of midrange and snarl
  • USA-made Neodymium Magnets for aggressive tone and output
  • Compensated Bridge for even volume across all pickups
  • Adjustable USA-Made Steel Pole pieces for fine-tuning string balance
  • Hand-wound with our “Sectioning” technique for unique, dynamic tone
  • Hand-built for unrivaled quality control
  • Backed by our 10-Year Warranty on manufacturing defects
  • Risk-Free 30-day exchange policy

Sound

There are a few ways to cancel out the hum in a pickup. Some manufacturers feature a “stacked” coil design, which we believe leads to a lifeless and dull tone that lacks character. Lindy’s Hum Cancelling P90 features a Side-by-side coil design that is not stacked and attains a more accurate P90 tone that actually sounds like a P90.

Expect a vintage-voiced P90 tone, with a slightly thicker midrange and rounder highs. This pickup will undoubtedly push your amp hard and provide that snarly midrange and top-end “bark” we have come to expect from a P90. Suitable for many music styles, this pickup can scream and clean up nicely for jazz or blues.

Going even further, you can customize your tone by selecting Overwound and Underwound options. By overwinding a pickup, the tone gets thicker, darker, and dirtier. By underwinding a pickup, the pickup gets clearer and more articulate.

Speaking of versatility, are you looking for a jazzier tone? We can use Alnico 6 Magnets to taper the highs even more and offer you a softer sound. Are you searching for a cleaner and more Fender sparkle? Check out our Alnico Rod Version that features Alnico Rods for a Fender-type sparkle.

Our manufacturing process allows us to achieve unparalleled quality control.

Hum-Cancelling P90s consists of 100% USA-Made parts, including a precision injection mold, USA-Made Steel Screws, and Neodymium magnets. We use aggressive USA-Made Neodymium 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, which gives the pickup a sweet, clear tone. Finally, we wax-pot the pickup to prevent microphonics and preserve the pickup for years to come.

Tonal Graph For Hum-Cancelling P90:

The tonal graph below for our Hum-Cancelling P90 features Lows, Midrange, Highs, and general Output.

HIGHS
MIDS
LOWS
OUTPUT

Attack: Stiff & Percussive

Sound Samples for Hum-Cancelling P90:
Compare Outputs

We have 2 outputs of our Hum-Cancelling P90. Compare them below.

About these Sound Clips:

All sound samples are played from Neck Position First and Bridge Position Last.

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Sizing

Soapbar Dimensions For Fralin Pickups

Plastic Dogear Dimensions For Fralin Pickups

Metal Dogear Dimensions for Fralin Pickups

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:

Gibson-Style instruments

Phase Reversible

Coil Splitting

Gibson Braided Lead
Only select Gibson Braided Lead if you install these pickups as a set into a Gibson-style instrument. Examples of a Gibson-style instrument include a Gibson Les Paul, 335, or Telecaster Deluxe, or any guitar with two Volume Pots and two Tone Pots.

Note: This lead is not intended for Telecasters with a Control Plate. If the braiding touches anything, it will short it out.

2-Conductor Lead:

Phase Reversible

2 Conductor Lead Fralin Pickups
Select 2-Conductor Lead if purchasing a single pickup or wiring this pickup to a Blade Switch (like a Fender-style instrument). 2-Conductor allows you to reverse the phase of the pickup.

Tech Specs

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

The phase of this pickup is reversible with 2-Conductor With Shield lead.

SPECIFICATION VALUE
Neck Ohm Reading (Stock):15.5K* 1
Bridge Ohm Reading (Stock):16.8K* 1
Neck Polarity:Reversible with 2-Conductor Lead
Bridge Polarity:Reversible with 2-Conductor Lead
Magnet:USA-Made Bonded Neodymium
Wire:USA-Made 43 Gauge Single Poly Nylon
Bobbin Material:USA-Made Nylon Injection Mold
Recommended Pot Value:500K
String Spacing:50mm
Recommended Cap Value:0.02mfd 2

More Information:

1 Ohm Readings can vary due to a multitude of factors, including ambient temperature, multimeter calibration, different wire batches, and other factors. Due to this, ohm readings are approximate. Learn more about Ohm Readings here.


2 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.


* Due to the unique design of this pickup, ohm readings aren't very helpful. Our Stock Set is close to the Vintage P90 output.

Hum-Cancelling P90 FAQ's

General FAQs

Here are quick answers to common questions we get:

  • What Ohm Readings does your Hum-Cancelling P90 have?

    Navigate to our Tech Specs Tab for complete Ohm Readings and more useful information.

  • Will this pickup fit my instrument?

    Check our "Sizing" tab for the size of the pickup. No Sizing tab? Check under the product image gallery for dimensions.

  • Is your Lead Time of 3-4 Weeks accurate?

    It really depends on the shop capacity at the moment, and the size of your order. Feel free to give us a call for an accurate lead time. We always try to underpromise and overdeliver.

  • What pickup height do you recommend setting your Hum-Cancelling P90s to?

    Our recommended Pickup Height is 1/8" (3.175mm) on the Bass Side and 1/16"( 1.5875mm) on the Treble Side. Measure by holding the corresponding side down at its highest fret and measure from the bottom of the string to the top of the pole piece.

Pickup Pairing

Our Hum-Cancelling P90 pairs well with the following models:

Fralin Alnico Rod P90 with Raw Nickel Dogear Cover

Hum-Cancelling P90 With Alnico Rods - Neck

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Starting At: $ 159

Pair a Stock output Hum-Cancelling P90 Bridge with a Noiseless Alnico P90 Neck, and we'll make sure they sound great together

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Customer Reviews

231 Genuine Reviews for Hum-Cancelling P90

  1. Jim Haught
    Verified Buyer

    Cannot say enough good things about these pickups and the help Lindy and his staff gave us in getting them just right. They went way beyond expectations to produce a set of powerful pickups that my son is quite pleased with. They’re installed on a much-modified Jim Adkins JA-90 Telecaster, and they are quiet as can be, with tremendous output. This was my/our first experience with P-90s, and it was quite a step up.

    Many companies could learn from how Fralin Pickups does its business. We will certainly be back for more as we tackle other projects!

  2. Andrew W
    Verified Buyer

    Simply awesome pickups. Louder than my ceramic Dimarzio humbuckers, yet they definitively sound like single coils…how do they do it?! Sound fantastic, usable and diverse in all positions. I went with stock bridge and 5% underwound neck, and I’d absolutely put this combo in another guitar again. I wanted something overall a bit more aggressive (but not harsh) for rock, and this is IT.

  3. Gene Stein
    Verified Buyer

    This is my 3rd set of Fralin noiseless P90s I have purchased and, as usual, they are excellent. I currently have one in my Gibson Les Paul Jr. and 2 in my Collings 290 DC. What I love about them is they have that classic P90 sound but no hum which makes gigging with them so much more reliable. It gives me peace of mind and great tone.

  4. Aaron Whitman
    Verified Buyer

    I used to play my Tele with stock P90’s in the second position 90% of the time to avoid the single coil hum. The Fralin Hum-Cancelling P90’s were an easy upgrade, and sound amazing. Now I play 90% neck or bridge position and can make use of the separate tone and volume pots I always had. My guitar sounds better, and I can finally make use of the full range of controls and tones.

  5. John Jonas
    Verified Buyer

    I bought these to replace some extremely noisy P90’s in a guitar that I bought from a “boutique” shop. The guitar is pretty nice, but the pickups were horrible. After trying to work with what I had, my local tech suggested Fralin pickups. With the addition of these pickups, this guitar is now what I hoped it would be. Fralin P90’s are the only way to go.

  6. Mark
    Verified Buyer

    Magic!

  7. Matt
    Verified Buyer

    Excellent all around! Great tone, great build quality and customer service. This was a neck hum-cancelling p90 for a telecaster. It replaced a Fralin minihumbucker and was just what I wanted (a little more mids, less “clarity” and chime). Matches great with a steel pole tele in the bridge. I got it with a -5% wind at Fralin’s recommendation. Looking forward to trying the bridge p90 in another guitar at some point.

  8. Rich M
    Verified Buyer

    I took a budget Asian Epiphone Casino and went a bit mod crazy! (I love mods!) Bigsby, roller bridge, locking tuners, Plek’ed neck, proper wiring harness, setup, and to top it off, Fralin Hum-Cancelling P90s. I liked the sound of the stock pickups, but these Lindy’s clearly stand out and above the stock ones (wish I’d recorded the difference).

    Through my 71 Fender DLR these pickups come alive, articulate highs and mids! As primarily a vocalist, my picking skills are limited, but my ears, my ears hear a tone that compliments my voice and sits in the mix with the band. As a long-term sufferer of noodling syndrome, I’m pleasantly excited with how these sound, and how they inspired me to play more and actually practice!

    Anything that inspires you play more is worth the money.

    Thanks Lindy.

  9. Tyler Raddant
    Verified Buyer

    Great sound! Easy drop in replacement for any LP Jr style guitar!

  10. Rob Connelly
    Verified Buyer

    Hand wired Hum-Cancelling P-90? Check! Vintage sound and brute power? Check and check!! WOW! Just put these in an Epiphone Casino, and what a difference. Thank you for a wonderful customer experience from a knowledgeable sales team. You have a product that you can be very proud to sell. Beyond my expectations, truly.

  11. Tom Weber
    Verified Buyer

    I put a pair of noise-cancelling P-90s into an older Epiphone Wilshire (replacing not-so-great Epi humbuckers) and that guitar just came alive! Great P-90 tone, plenty of crunch when I want it, and ABSOLUTELY NO HUM. This was so revolutionary to me that I bought another pair for my Epiphone Les Paul Special. Just installed them and I’m enjoying pure P-90 tone without the noise. These are great products, and I talk them up among all my guitar-playing friends.

  12. Mordi Benhamou
    Verified Buyer

    Outstanding sound, punchy, silent and the customer service is fantastic.
    Thank you,
    Mordi

  13. keith steimel
    Verified Buyer

    These are amazing. I just bought a semi hollow electric guitar and the manufacturer P-90’s just generated too much noise.
    I was really worried if I’d be able to play this in my punk band.
    My guitar tech reco’d and installed these and it is virtually noise free.
    I walked right up to my amp at a gig and took my hand off the strings and called out to the other guitar player check this out-no noise.
    I’m now able to get the rich tone of the semi hollow while distorted without having to worry about noise.
    I went back to see the tech to tell him how peased I was and he said I’ve never had anyone say take them out.
    Nice job

  14. Wes Wyrick

    After lots of research, called Fralin Pickups and Mr. Fralin answered the phone! Lots of info and got the perfect set for my MIC Epiphone Casino (Worn). FIrst, this good guitar became a great guitar. Amazing tone with a fuller tonal range than the Epiphone P-90pro pickups that came on the guitar with zero hum or noise from the guitar!!! Ordered the raw nickel covers that look great with the upgraded Gotoh tuners and bridge. These pickups are pure, with a bit of chime and articulate but can growl with just a bit of extra gain. Great customer service and what a great product. Highly recommended! Thanks, Mr. Fralin, great job!

  15. Scott Futrell

    Wow. I bought a set of these a few months ago to upgrade a Squier Paranormal Baritone Cabronita. Great tone. Really clear, bright highs, but the mids and especially the low end are amazing. Highly recommended.

  16. Jet Crawford
    Verified Buyer

    Harmonically rich, 3-D sound. Outstanding.

  17. Rick Wilson

    Ordered a Hum-Cancel, -5% under wind P90 for the neck of a tele. Gorgeous vintage sound, and does not over power the bridge at all. Completely noiseless even with high gain. I don’t feel I compromised tone for noiseless at all. I plan to order more of these for other guitars.

  18. Nicky V

    I’m a studio guy in Nashville. Dropped one of these in the bridge of a double cut and it sounds just like the factory pickup but without the hum. Very satisfied!

  19. sean

    Very happy with these.
    An LPSpecial is now quieter (pretty much silent/no hum or noise) than a pair of LP with humbuckers.
    LPSpecial with stock P90’s was nearly un-useable at any volume or standing position.
    The tone is wonderful as well and the advice/recommendations from Fralin were above and beyond.
    Nice work!

  20. Max
    Verified Buyer

    These aren’t P90s. They are pokey and percussive humbuckers. And, that’s…. OK! Get them underwound, and you have an extremely versatile set of pickups.

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