More on the Fender “Wide Range” Humbucking Pickup: clones and the old competition

Our “wide-range” journey continues … in the second article in the series about the Fender Wide Range Humbucking Pickup, we check out some clones of this device,  and we also consider the most relevant competition it faced when it came out back in the early 1970’s. So: more frequency plots and Q-factors coming right up …. see here!

A little managing of expectations: it will take a while until the posting of the third part of this series of articles … we plan to do some recordings, and compare sound samples … but first the annual GITEC meeting (  on Oct. 12 & 13 in Regensburg, Germany, needs to be organized and run and processed) …

Please stay tuned and do not loose patience!