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. • 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