AP11 vs S60A pickups

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AP11 vs S60A pickups

Postby relias7505 » Fri Dec 21, 2018 12:06 pm

Which pickup has more output in the middle position?
My Kiesel/Carvin collection: ST300 (M22SD bridge, S60A middle, Twin Blade neck), SCB6 (S22B bridge, S22J neck), Bolt Classic (AP11's in all positions), SH550 (S22T in the neck and bridge), AC375 and CL450. Also a Carvin V3M 50watt head with a Carvin 1x12 cabinet and Fender Jazz Bass.

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Re: AP11 vs S60A pickups

Postby Abdababda » Mon Dec 24, 2018 10:21 am

relias7505 wrote:Which pickup has more output in the middle position?


I don’t have experience with SA60 pickups. I only have experience with AP11s and single coil Lithiums. I really like Carvin/Kiesel pickups, however. I don’t think you could go wrong with the SA60 pickups—they sound quite good on demos I’ve listened to.

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Re: AP11 vs S60A pickups

Postby UnexplodedCow » Mon Dec 24, 2018 11:58 am

I've used the older S60 pickups, and comparatively, the AP11 pickups are bit louder, and work very well in the middle position when mixing with the S60s. I have not tried the S60A design, but it is not much of a departure from the original from what I've heard in sound clips, or in specifications.
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Re: AP11 vs S60A pickups

Postby Omsong » Fri Dec 28, 2018 5:06 pm

THIS Weekly demo Bolt has the S60As. Pretty sure that THIS ONE does, too.
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Re: AP11 vs S60A pickups

Postby ultraVpilot » Wed Jan 09, 2019 1:02 pm

Are we talking the old S60s from the 90s?

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Re: AP11 vs S60A pickups

Postby relias7505 » Thu Jan 10, 2019 7:33 pm

no the newer S60A's
My Kiesel/Carvin collection: ST300 (M22SD bridge, S60A middle, Twin Blade neck), SCB6 (S22B bridge, S22J neck), Bolt Classic (AP11's in all positions), SH550 (S22T in the neck and bridge), AC375 and CL450. Also a Carvin V3M 50watt head with a Carvin 1x12 cabinet and Fender Jazz Bass.


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