By Mario Milan Everything you've wanted to know about guitar pickups! From the earliest experiments through the classic models from Rickenbacker, Gibson, Fender, Gretsch, Danelectro and Epiphone, and beyond into today's modern pickups. 174 pages, softcover. • How they work • How they're made • How to adjust and modify pickups and circuitry
Presenting the first complete photo-illustrated book on the subject, from pioneering experiments in the 1920s, through the development of the classic models, into the modern boutique pickups of today. You'll get a close-up look at pickup design, with plenty of technical specs to inspire your own ideas.
Contents in brief: History of pickups Timeline of inventions 32-page color photo gallery Adjusting, modifying and building pickups and circuits Famous pickup models examined Biographies of influential pickup inventors