P-92

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

Lindy Fralin Original Design

(55 genuine reviews)

$165$330

Stand out in the mix and cut through with the Lindy Fralin-designed P-92. A full-size humbucker with unique looks, the P-92 is a cleaner, more articulate P-90, with no hum. If you’re looking for the perfect blend of a traditional single-coil and a P90, look no further than this pickup here. Made by hand in Virginia with all USA-Made Parts, we guarantee the P-92 will inspire you for years to come.

 

 

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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 More

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A Lead Time of 2-3 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.



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P-92 FEATURES:

Are you seeking a more “polite” P90 tone with no hum? The P-92 is the pickup for you. Incredibly versatile, this pickup features bright wound strings with round treble strings. It’s perfect for Rock, Blues, Country, and Jazz.

Lindy’s unique Split-Single design allows you to achieve a genuine single-coil tone with zero hum, all packed in an awesome-looking humbucker. The USA-Made Alnico 5 bar magnet gives you a tight attack and bite, with a clear low-end and stiff treble.

The P-92 pickup sounds cleaner than our Hum-Canceling P90 but more aggressive than our Big Single 42.

  • Lindy Fralin Original Design
  • Clean, articulate P90 tone in a Humbucker size
  • Strong and bold – lots of midrange and snarl
  • USA-made Alnico 5 Magnets for aggressive tone and output
  • Compensated Bridge for even volume across all pickups
  • Fully Hum-Cancelling and silent in all positions
  • Adjustable 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

As we’re sure you’re aware, a known challenge with P90 pickups is the hum. Rest assured: we’ve solved that problem and found a unique, versatile sonic footprint where the P-92 fits perfectly.

The P-92 features a cleaner and more articulate overall tone. It’s more “polite” than our Hum Cancelling P90s, and much clearer-sounding than our Pure P.A.F. That said, the P-92 offers you a thick, warm midrange accompanied by a stiffer and rounder treble – perfect for many music styles.

The P-92 is quick to break up, but you’ll find that it’s still clearer, like traditional Vintage P90s. Built with alnico V magnets, we use 42-gauge or 43 gauge wire depending on the strength you need.

When playing clean, you’ll find that this pickup has a thicker, bold tone with a stiff high end. With distortion, you’ll find that the grind is dirtier than our Big Single, but not as much as a typical Humbucker.

Players who want a sparkly-top end should look at our Twangmasters, as our P-92’s sound more like a Gibson.

It all starts here: our manufacturing process allows us to achieve unparalleled quality control. Our P-92’s consist of USA-Made bobbins, baseplates, magnets, and wire.

We wind each pickup by hand, one at a time using our proprietary “Sectioning” technique. This gives the pickup a sweet, bright tone. We assemble each pickup one at a time, by hand. This allows us to achieve unbeatable attention to detail. Finally, we wax-pot the pickup to prevent microphonics and to preserve the pickup for years to come.


Tonal Graph for P-92:

The tone graph below for our P-92 features Lows, Midrange, Highs, and general Output.

HIGHS
MIDS
LOWS
OUTPUT

Attack: Stiff & Percussive

Tech Specs

 

 

 

See below for the estimated DCR and Polarity Information for our P-92.

SPECIFICATION VALUE
Neck Ohm Reading (Stock):6.8K*
Bridge Ohm Reading (Stock):7.8K*
Polarity:Reversible with 2-Conductor Lead
Magnet:USA-Made Alnico 5 bar magnet
Wire:USA-Made 42 / 43-Gauge Single Poly Nylon
Baseplate Material:USA-Made Nickel Silver
Cover Material:USA-Made Nickel Silver
Pole Pieces:USA-Made Steel Screws
Available String Spacing:49.2mm
Humbucker Leg Depth:6mm
Recommended Pot Value:500K

* Due to the unique design of this pickup, ohm readings are not useful when comparing to other models. This pickup is medium output, and leans to a cleaner, clearer tone.

Sizing

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.

P-92 Questions And Answers:

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    I my Les Paul Standard 60s, but am trying to get a more Jerry Garcia tone out of it...any recommendations?
  1. Q I my Les Paul Standard 60s, but am trying to get a more Jerry Garcia tone out of it...any recomme...... Read more
    A

    Hey Kyle, It's tough to say, but the P-92 will give you a cleaner, more polite P90 sound. I'd recommend going with a Twangmaster or Sunbucker for more of the "Stratty" sound he was know for.

  2. I have a gibson sg special. I usually use neck pickups. Do you reccomend using p92 in the neck position with the existing 490t pickup in the bridge position
  3. Q I have a gibson sg special. I usually use neck pickups. Do you reccomend using p92 in the neck po...... Read more
    A

    Hey Martin, yes - the P-92 will give you a cleaner P90 tone in a humbucker size, if that's what you're after.

  4. Considering the P92s! These would be replacing a Seymour Duncan JB at the bridge and one of the Duncan Custom SH pickups at the neck which were mounted with pickup rings in a Fender-style H-H configured guitar. Would the sizing work?
  5. Q Considering the P92s! These would be replacing a Seymour Duncan JB at the bridge and one of the D...... Read more
    A

    Hey Doug, yes - the sizing will work just fine, as these are standard Humbucker-sized pickups.

     

  6. What’s the tonal difference between this and your Hum-Cancelling P90?
  7. Q What’s the tonal difference between this and your Hum-Cancelling P90?
    A The Hum-Cancelling P90 is slightly louder, darker, and thicker. It’s quicker to break up. The P-92 is more of a blend with a traditional Vintage P90 – cleaner and clearer.
  8. What output do I choose?
  9. Q What output do I choose?
    A The best selling set is a Stock Neck and a Stock Bridge. Getting more turns will add midrange and make the pickup sound darker and thicker. Going with fewer turns will make the pickup sound clearer and more articulate.

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CUSTOMER REVIEWS

55 Genuine Reviews for P-92

  1. Sean Hartwell

    I installed these in an sg and am really pleased with the result. Big fan of the Allman Brothers and Television, and have been chasing a bright articulate sound with hum-cancelling and harmonic depth – these pickup are ticking the boxes for me – they work beautifully with my amps and pedals.

  2. Davi Belo
    Verified Buyer

    Totally awesome!
    I had gibson 57 classic. too muddy, later I got P90s, too noisy. Now, I got Franlin P-92s (2% and 5% overwound). They have beef, but a lot more articulated and less compressed than a PAF, a liiiittle less mid creamy as a P-90 but zero noise though!

  3. Cody

    Amazingly versatile pickup. I put a full stock set in a telecaster deluxe. Dead quiet and can get beautifully detailed cleans that are still rich sounding. Also sounds great for high gain and edge of breakup tones. Best pickups I have ever used.

  4. Andrew
    Verified Buyer

    Fantastico!! 6-Stars
    Running a 5% underwound P-92 in an HH tele, neck position, recessed under pickguard (esquire-ish look) or convertible to a surface mount trim ring. Great either way!

    Pole pieces needed very little adjustment across strings. EQ of pickup is very well balanced – tastefully present mid details and excellent high roll off.

  5. Matthew Halvatzis

    I just installed these into a P92-Split Blade Blues Output-P92 strat guitar, and they sound fantastic. I have the Fralin humcancelling 90s and the 92s are very accurately a slightly more “polite” version of those. I did an additional 5% overwind which I’m happy about but I’m sure I would just been as happy with the stock winding. They pair well in the combination strat positions with the split blade getting you very quacky strat tones. I’m also using a bass contour circuit which just gives me more options onboard. Lindy and the entire staff were super helpful helping me figure this out, and were super helpful when UPS lost my package for 2 weeks.

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