Seymour Duncans first production pickup to use an Alnico 8 magnet, the Alternative 8 starts with hot coils wound for maximum output. With the addition of the Alnico 8 magnet, output is enhanced with a huge, punchy sound, full of fat mids and present upper-mids. This is a dynamic pickup that doesn’t get “sizzly” or dark like some high-output ceramic magnet pickups.
Recommended for bridge position. Matches great with a moderate output neck pickup like the SH-1n ’59 or the SH-2n Jazz Model.
Works great in most guitars set up for humbuckers, especially in balanced and warm instruments and those with rosewood fingerboards.
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