The unique tone of the Thunder’Mag is the result of offset T-Armond cylinder magnets which ensue a quick attack with exceptional pop and clarity followed by a voluptuous bottom-end.
The Thunder’Mag has been described as Rickenbacker-esque but more dynamic and less aggressive i.e. not harsh in the top-end eq. Out of our three bass pickups, you will notice the most definition with your fingers/pick in the Thunder’Mag. Definitely a great choice if you want to cover a lot of genres, because it rounds out nicely with a tone control.
The Soapbar Mount is a direct drop-in replacement for any standard size Soapbar style pickups. This pickup ships with mounting screws and compression foam for adjustment. To learn more about the Soapbar Mount, check out the Tech Specs tab.
DC Resistance is not entirely an indicator of true pickup output, although it can be helpful.
Bridge: DCR - 8.0k / Inductance - 2.75H
Neck: DCR - 5.0k / Inductance - 1.13H
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. 4-Conductor wire is also convenient for custom switching i.e. pickups combined in series or parallel.
Soapbar Replacement:The Soapbar Mount is a direct drop in replacement for any standard size soapbar style pickups. The change in mount does not change the sound of the pickup.