Conductive Copper Tape

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Get rid of buzz and interference in your guitar.
Shield pickups and control cavities with this self-adhesive copper tape.

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Conductive Copper Tape 2"  wide

2" wide

Item # 0028
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Conductive Copper Tape 3/4" wide

3/4" wide

Item # 0037
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Conductive Copper Tape 1/4" wide

1/4" wide

Item # 0036
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Conductive Copper Tape - Set of 3

Conductive Copper Tape - Set of 3

Item # 0038
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$36.70 $32.66

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Get rid of buzz and interference in your guitar.
Shield pickups and control cavities with this self-adhesive copper tape.

180" rolls for shielding pickups and control cavities to reduce hum, noise and radio interference. The self-adhesive backing is also conductive, so overlapped seams are electrically continuous. Wrap this tape around pickup coils for additional shielding.

Sold individually or SAVE when you buy the set of all three widths.

Conductive Copper Tape surface accepts solder.

Item Width Thickness Length
#0028 2" (50.80mm) .00125" (0.076mm, 1.25 mil) 180" (4.57m)
#0037 3/4" (19.05mm) .00125" (0.076mm, 1.25 mil) 180" (4.57m)
#0036 1/4" (6.35mm) .00125" (0.076mm, 1.25 mil) 180" (4.57m)

For quicker shielding in small, hard to reach areas, use our Conductive Shielding Paint. Also available: our Shielding Kit contains the materials for shielding one guitar.

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Conductive Copper Tape

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By Alan from Maine
(Customer's Reviews) Sunday, March 13, 2011

Since covering the entire cavity and underside of the the pickguard of my strat (single coil pickups) there has been a dramatic improvement in the susceptibility of the RF and 60Hz hum. Do it! Buy the 2" and simply use scissors to cut to fit. Make sure it connects to ground at some point.

Excellent copper tape!

By B Wall @ Nickel Basses from Nashville TN
(Customer's Reviews) Sunday, March 13, 2011

Easy to work, conductive adhesive, big 2" roll.

High quality copper tape

By Archiguitarchi from North, Alabama
(Customer's Reviews) Saturday, March 05, 2011

I always get mine from Stewmac because, like all their other electronic items, it is high quality. Great stuff!

It works

By Charles G. from USA
(Customer's Reviews) Friday, March 04, 2011

I've installed this in 3 guitars and it helped kill hum in all of them quite well. Very easy to install, and sticks for a long time.

What I needed

By Rockymo from Little Rock, Ar
(Customer's Reviews) Thursday, February 03, 2011

Just what I needed at a fair price.

Gets the job done, but not completely effective

By magnavic from Colorado
(Customer's Reviews) Saturday, January 29, 2011

The copper tape is made well, with adhesive conductive backing so you don't have to solder any joints if you don't want to. Test it with a multimeter--it will all be continuous if you press it flat. My only complaint is the way that this is marketed, for reducing hum. It really only protects against one variety, and there a handful you can encounter on the gig. I would never consider this a cure-all for hum, just one line of protection.

Just What I Needed.

By Jeffry Swertfeger from Rochester, MN
(Customer's Reviews) Wednesday, January 19, 2011

The shielding tape was perfect! It was easy to apply and worked like a champ to keep my guitar project quiet! Thanks again STEWMAC!


By JLondon from Owensboro, KY
(Customer's Reviews) Wednesday, January 12, 2011

I had never shielded a guitar before so I didn't know what to expect. I had some new "noiseless" DiMarzio pickups that were noisier than the Mexican Strat pickups they were replacing. Although I also bought the Stewmac shielding "kit" to do this job, I ended up using only this wide roll in tandem with one of those metal blanks that sandwich between the underside of your pickguard and guitar body. I used no extra wiring or soldering. I was hoping for an improvement, but never expected the 100% wonderful silence that resulted. I can now push my effects pedals and amp to limits never obtainable before and have new space on my board where I've taken away my tone squashing noise supression unit. I think I'm going to make a pyramid hat out of this stuff and wear it (grin). But seriously this simple inexpensive item is one of my two favorite Strat upgrades to date after 40 plus years of playing. (the other is the Wilkinson/Gotoh VSVG Vintage Tremolo - also sold at Stewmac)


By Frank Quarracino from Kimberton PA
(Customer's Reviews) Friday, January 07, 2011

I installed the copper foil in a Gibson Les Paul Special with P90 pickups that buzzed like crazy. Easy to use and very effective at getting rid of hum. Lined the control and pickup cavities. Highly recommend this.

great product.

By Rista from Greece
(Customer's Reviews) Monday, December 27, 2010

this copper tape saved my life! amazing quality and easy to apply.

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