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Seymour Duncan SL59-1N BLK

Pickup for Electric Guitar

  • "Little '59"
  • The sound of a 59 humbucker in single coil format
  • Four conductor cables
  • Neck / middle position
  • Colour: Black
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Aktive No
Passive Yes
Wiring 4-Conductor
Output Medium
Pickup Cover Yes
Colour Black
Position Middle, Neck
Telecaster No
Stratocaster Yes
Other No
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Practical, tho not particularly toneful,,

29.05.2014
I own an Ibanez S/S/H guitar and was tryng to make it more versatile by fitting this pickup in the neck position.I fitted a couple of switched pots, to allow or coil tapping as well as neck and bridge pickups together. I was hoping that this would allow for various combinations of humbucking and single coil sounds, giving me 'ballpark' simulations of various styles of guitar
The pickup is very well made and instalation was simple following the diagram included.
I feel the Lil'59 is misnamed as it doesn't shares any comon specs with Seymour duncan's 59 full size humbucker. The sound is closer to a fat single coil sound, though lacking the transparancy and detail of one. I found the sound to be rather cold and nasaly and after a few months replaced it with a traditional strat pickup. Although this made the guitar less versatile, I much prefer the tone.
I think this pickup would suit someone who is bothered with tradition single coil hum, perhaps a function or club band who plays in places wth noisey wiring or lighting.
In fairness, I've heard some decent sounding demos on YouTube and was told that the pickup is quite popular with jazz fusion guitarists. Unfortunatley it didn't suit me, although I'm glad I tried it as it was useful to understanding more about guitar wiring options and the types of tone available.
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works for me

NickT, 21.05.2013
I followed the suggestion on the SD website of an SJBJ-1b JB Jr. in the bridge, an SDBR-1n Duckbuckers in the middle and an SL59-1n Little '59 in the neck to replace the stock pick ups on a 2001 USA strat ....happy with the results see example in use........
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Seymour Duncan SL59-1N BLK
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Seymour Duncan SL59-1N BLK

Pickup for Electric Guitar "Little '59", The sound of a 59 humbucker in single coil format, Four conductor cables, Neck / middle position, Colour: Black

  • Aktive: No
  • Passive: Yes
  • Wiring: 4-Conductor
  • Output: Medium
  • Pickup Cover: Yes
  • Colour: Black
  • Position: Middle, Neck
  • Telecaster: No
  • Stratocaster: Yes
  • Other: No
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  • Aktive: No
  • Passive: Yes
  • Wiring: 4-Conductor
  • Output: Medium
  • Pickup Cover: No
  • Colour: Cream
  • Position: Bridge
  • Telecaster: No
  • Stratocaster: Yes
  • Other: No
Seymour Duncan SL59-1B WH
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Seymour Duncan SL59-1B WH

Pickup "Little '59", For S-style electric guitars, The legendary 1959 P.A.F. in single coil format, For bridge position, Colour: White

  • Aktive: No
  • Passive: Yes
  • Wiring: 4-Conductor
  • Output: Medium
  • Pickup Cover: Yes
  • Colour: White
  • Position: Bridge
  • Telecaster: No
  • Stratocaster: Yes
  • Other: No
Seymour Duncan SL59-1N WH
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Seymour Duncan SL59-1N WH

Pickup For electric guitar, Model Little '59, The sound of a '59 humbucker in single coil format, 4-Conductor cable, Neck, or center position, Colour: White

  • Aktive: No
  • Passive: Yes
  • Wiring: 4-Conductor
  • Output: Medium
  • Pickup Cover: Yes
  • Colour: White
  • Position: Middle, Neck
  • Telecaster: No
  • Stratocaster: Yes
  • Other: No
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PickupA PAF 59 - humbucker in single coil format. For many, the PAF (and all good copies) is still the pickup number 1. Balanced frequency spectrum, enough output for sustained sounds - but not a...

  • Aktive: No
  • Passive: Yes
  • Wiring: 4-Conductor
  • Output: Medium
  • Pickup Cover: Yes
  • Colour: Black
  • Position: Bridge
  • Telecaster: No
  • Stratocaster: Yes
  • Other: No
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