Gibson P-498T BK

PickupThe 498T is the hotter version of a vintage pickup with a higher internal resistance and higher power output. The 498T has an average sound character when compared with the 490T, and is therefore preferably used for the bridge position; especially when the player wants to generate warm and singing lead sounds. The 498T has a vintage Alnico magnet and is used by Gibson for Les Paul Studios, Les Paul Standards and Les Paul Custom guitars in the bridge position.

  • This pickup equipped with vintage Alnico magnets is the hotter version of a vintage pickup
  • Characteristic: Higher output
  • 4-wire
  • Singing, warm lead sounds
  • Black cover
  • GIIM98TCH
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  • Blues Middle
  • Rock Bridge

Further information

Active No
Wiring 4-Conductor
Output High
Kappe No
Colour Black
Position Bridge

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great pickup!

03.09.2016
I used as to replace a Gibson 490t, a more"vintage sound" pickup,
This is aggressive but great from blues to hard rock tones!
Perfect match with Gibson 490r.
Good also as split single coil.
everything perfect as always!
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I bought two of these, one covered and one open for a left handed replica of the Jimmy Page EDS1275 that I am making for a customer. They are exactly what I was looking for for that classic Gibson sound and at a great price here at Thomann.
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Colour: Black
Gibson P-498T BK
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Gibson P-498T BK

PickupThe 498T is the hotter version of a vintage pickup with a higher internal resistance and higher power output. The 498T has an average sound character when compared with the 490T, and is...

  • Active: No
  • Wiring: 4-Conductor
  • Output: High
  • Kappe: No
  • Colour: Black
  • Position: Bridge
Gibson P-498T CC
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Gibson P-498T CC

PickupThe 498T is the hotter version of a vintage pickup with a higher internal resistance and higher power output. The 498T has an average sound character when compared with the 490T, and is...

  • Active: No
  • Wiring: 4-Conductor
  • Output: High
  • Kappe: Yes
  • Colour: Chrome
  • Position: Bridge
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Gibson P-498T GC

Hot Alnico PickupGibson counts the P 498 pickups to the modern classics, which is also a good sound description for these parts known from many current Gibson guitars. The starting point was the...

  • Active: No
  • Wiring: 4-Conductor
  • Output: High
  • Kappe: Yes
  • Colour: Gold
  • Position: Bridge
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Gibson P-498T Zebra

Pickup The pickup truck fitted with vintage Alnico magnets is the hotter version of a vintage pickup, Characteristics: higher output power, 4-Pole, Singing, warm lead sounds, Colour: Zebra (Black /...

  • Active: No
  • Wiring: 4-Conductor
  • Output: High
  • Kappe: No
  • Colour: Zebra
  • Position: Bridge
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