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VHII humbucker

Crystal clear highs, defined bottom-end and the versatile output of a vintage hot humbucker lay down the ultimate in clean overdrive and even harmonic response with the VHII humbucker.

Totally unique approaches to the asymmetrical coils of the VHII humbucker allow it to retain phenomenal clarity whilst maximising the output of 42 AWG plain enamel wire. Voiced to capture the original raw energy and brown sound of the late '70s, the vintage cut Alnico V magnet allows for a really open and touch sensitive feel. Harmonic overtones are strong and defined with excellent string separation, which produces a huge sound with superb pick attack even when used with extreme amounts of preamp gain. The design of the coils allows for great split and parallel options, working extremely well with rotary tone selectors.

Available in all our open coil and covered custom finishes.

 

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Blogger “Shredaholic” said of the VHII:

Published on 1 Aug 2016

“When I first plugged in these pickups to an amp, I couldn’t believe it, I was totally blown away..."

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Applications

    Funk, Garage, Classic Rock, Heavy Rock and Fusion.

Suitability

Extremely well suited to double cut solid-body/bolt-on neck guitars but equally at home in glued neck and single cut guitars. Also works well on extended range instruments.

Specification

  • Position: Bridge
  • DC Resistance: 8.9 kΩ
  • Magnet: Alnico 5
  • Position: Neck
  • DC Resistance: 7.9 kΩ
  • Magnet: Alnico 5

Bass
Mid
Treble

VHII humbucker options

  • Available in 6, 7, 8 String.
  • Individual bridge, neck or calibrated bridge & neck set.
  • Standard or wide space bridge.
  • Vintage long leg (1/2") or modern short leg (1/4").
  • Braided 2 conductor or 4 conductor hookup.
  • Bobbin colours: Available in all our custom open humbucker colours
  • Covers: Available in all of our custom covered finishes.

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