Vintage Twang & Growl
The TV Classic captures the vintage twang and growl of a late 1950's, and early 1960's vintage Filter'Tron™. The TV Classic, our most popular humbucker pickup, is also our most versatile guitar pickup. The all-around versatility of a TV Classic makes this a great choice for rock, rockabilly, blues, country and more!
Bridge: Designed with more power and wider pole-to-pole spacing to balance with the neck pickup.
DC Resistance: 4.8K | Inductance: 2.49H
Neck: Our neck pickup is a replica of a 1959 Filter'Tron™.
DC Resistance: 4K | Inductance: 1.85H
TONE / Characteristic:
Between a Fender (brighter single coil) & Gibson (darker and thicker). There is a classic growl and grind when you dig in. The treble is clean and compressed.
- Rock n' Roll
LIKENESS / Derived from:
Filter'Tron™ from 50's and 60's – that traditional Gretsch tone. This pickup was designed from an analyzed 1959 PAF Filter'Tron™.
Mounting Options Available (The tone you want in nearly any guitar!)
|NE Filter'Tron Mount||English Mount||Humbucker Mount||DeArmond Mount||Soapbar Mount|
Artists Who Use this Pickup:
- Brian Setzer
- Keith Urban
- Reverend Horton Heat
- George Harrison used very similar pickups (Ed Sullivan Era Country Gentleman 6122)
- Johan Frandsen
- Rusty Anderson – Paul McCartney
- David Gilmore