Username: Password:

Author Topic: Resistance or No. of windings  (Read 3822 times)

Miracle Man Matt

  • Featherweight
  • ***
  • Posts: 270
Resistance or No. of windings
« on: April 11, 2005, 05:36:42 PM »
which is the determining factor in keeping Humbuckers quiet? I thought it was number of windings?  


Im sorry to be persistant...but I'm on a mission to build the most badass guitar of all time.


  • BKP
  • Welterweight
  • ****
  • Posts: 1918
Resistance or No. of windings
« Reply #1 on: April 12, 2005, 07:41:41 AM »
Bang on Matt, number of turns is crucial for full humbucking operation so symmetrically wound coils are full humbuckers. Technically offset coils aren't although you'd be amazed at how far you can offset before 50/60 cycle hum becomes audible 8)
BKP - "Wound, made and played the traditional way --- by hand!" Amen.