Seymour Duncan AHB-3S Blackout Set BLK

Pickup Set

  • Neck and Bridge position
  • Blackout Mick Thomson Signature Pickup
  • Active blackout humbucker pickup
  • Ceramic magnet
  • Absolute side noise
  • 3-wire (+ shielding)
  • Colour: Black
  • Incl. Potentiometer, socket and battery clamp

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Further information

Active Yes
Wiring 4-Conductor
Output High
Kappe Yes
Colour Black
Position Bridge, Neck
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AHB-3S

JoeF, 20.05.2013
The first thing I noticed about the pick ups was the build quality, there solid, sturdy pieces of equipment that you can tell you can trust just from holding them, they come with the input jack and all pots necessary to fit them and a wire to connect a 9V battery to, they were simple to fit with clear instructions, the solder-less connections to the pick ups were a great help, once fitted they sound brutal, loads of tight lows with the high ends to match, with a Floyd Rose bridge these pick ups sound absolutely epic, but they can also create some interesting clean sounds when needed, but if like me you want gain and distortion in abundance then i would highly recommend these pups, they are fantastic at a fair price for what you get!
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Trs good microphone but ...

QuentinN, 23.07.2011
I wanted to change the microphones of my Ibanez MTM2 (equipped with Duncan HB-105MT), so I opted for the signature Seymour Mick Thompson.
The sound gets closer to the original mics so that's what I wanted!

Let's talk about microphones:
Good points :
Very good finish, all black with the small SD logo, it is really class.
The sound is really sublime, the clean "slap" (you feel the blows of mediator) in bridge and neck, the sound is a bit rounder and soft.
The lead (and ultra lead for me) is very aggressive, we have very cold microphones I find (I compare them directly to the EMG 80-60 of my EC-1000), a bewildering precision! The harmonics come out direct and we are happy to play metal!

Negative point :
There is only one for me. I am not too tinker so the editing was tedious (again I compare them to the EMG mounting plug), indeed, the welding is really the galley! It is also a pity that the diagram is not provided for guitars with just 1 volume and 1 switch 3 positions. In the end I managed the editing, but not without difficulty.

4 stars out of 5 well deserved for these little jewels from Seymour Duncan!
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