When Billy Gibbons of ZZ Top called up and requested an even hotter bridge pickup that could handle his fiery riffs, we knew we had to take it to the next level. The Power’Tron Plus is the hottest Filter’tron pickup we make and perfect for everything from creamy blues, to hard-rock, to metal. It's a bridge position only pickup that pairs extremely well with Power’tron, T-90, and even T-Armond neck pickups!
Designed with standard PAF magnet wire to resemble a hotter Gibson PAF Humbucker (in the 8.5k DCR range) while retaining the core Filter'Tron characteristics. The lows are tighter and more defined than a traditional Humbucker but it barks and growls generously when digging in. Lastly, it cuts through the mix really well for solos and chunky riffing.
The Humbucker Mount is a direct drop-in replacement for any standard sized humbuckers. This pickup ships with mounting screws and springs for adjustment. To learn more about the Humbucker Mount, check out the Tech Specs tab.
DC Resistance is not entirely an indicator of true pickup output, although it can be helpful.
Bridge (only): DCR - 8.5k / Inductance - 5.25H
This pickup is shipped with 4-conductor wire but is ready for standard 2-conductor connection. The extra red and green wires come soldered together and taped off - to split coils, send these to ground.
Splitting coils works extremely well with the Power’tron Plus due to higher coil strength. Additionally, the 4-Conductor wire is convenient for custom switching i.e. pickups combined in series or parallel.
Humbucker Replacement:The Humbucker Mount is a direct drop in replacement for any standard sized humbuckers. The change in mount does not change the sound of the pickup.
This pickup has a sound like no other... plenty of attitude with a very tight bottom end that makes it sound very three dimensional,. I have these in several of my guitars now, and won’t consider anything else.
Like a Different Guitar
Best investment I could’ve made. I own a Traveling Wilburys TW-300. I got it as a bit of nostalgia. I didn’t take it too seriously as a musical instrument. No more. Along with upgrades to the tone and volume pots, the the Power’Tron Plus bridge pick up transformed this guitar. It has its own distinctive sound and personality now and I will play it proudly wherever I go. The single-coil option is a real sonic option too. Not a gimmick. Thank you TV Jones!
I have a Gretsch G2622 and as unnatural as it seems, it came loaded with full sized humbuckers.
I not only got a great bridge pickup (I left the neck pickup out for resonance) it fits and looks perfect!
Greatest Pickup I ever Heard. Its the second I Have, the first in a Cabronita and this in a Les Paul Standard. Wonderful sound. And the pack came quickly. The unique point is the incoming taxes in Spain, increased de global cost in a 50%. But TV Jones...simply perfect. Thanks for do the best pickups.
Just ordered my second one! It takes a guitar to the next level. I'ts my favorite pickup to use now. It can do heavy rock to smooth blues and still keeps the rich harmonics of every string. Sounds amazing in a hollowbody too!