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Fender Vintage Noiseless Stratocaster Pickups Set White, 3 Pickups

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  • [Sonic Characteristics] Single coil tone without the hum! Vintage Noiseless Strat® pickups produce the brilliant clarity, definition and harmonic attributes of a vintage Strat in a noiseless package.
  • [Construction] These pickups feature special beveled edge Alnico 5 magnets and enamel-coated magnet wire. Each Vintage Noiseless Strat pickup comes with 3 pots, a capacitor and resistor to enhance your Noiseless experience.
  • DC Resistance: 9.8K, Inductance: 3.0 Henries
  • Single coil tone without the hum! Vintage Noiseless Strat pickups produce the brilliant clarity, definition and harmonic attributes
  • These pickups feature special beveled edge Alnico 5 magnets and enamel-coated magnet wire.
  • Each Vintage Noiseless Strat pickup comes with 3 pots, a capacitor and resistor to enhance your Noiseless experience.
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Fender Vintage Noiseless Stratocaster Pickups Set White,  3 Pickups + Fender 5-way Selector Switch + Fender Pickguard Screws
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  • Product Dimensions: 2.6 x 5.4 x 5.7 inches ; 12 ounces
  • Shipping Weight: 12 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Shipping: This item is also available for shipping to select countries outside the U.S.
  • ASIN: B0002E3D44
  • Item model number: 099-2115-000
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (40 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #9,354 in Musical Instruments (See Top 100 in Musical Instruments)
  • Product Warranty: For warranty information about this product, please click here [PDF]
  • Date first available at Amazon.com: August 19, 2005

Product Description

Single coil tone without the hum! Vintage Noiseless Strat pickups produce the brilliant clarity, definition, and harmonic attributes of a vintage Strat in a noiseless package. These pickups feature special beveled edge Alnico V magnets and enamel-coated magnet wire. Pickups available in pre packaged set of 3 (with upgraded controls, caps, and resistors), or individually in white and black. Please see SKU descriptions for details.

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These pickups have a mid-range output and smooth vintage sound.
Jack Agopian
I just wanted to say that the Fender Vintage Noiseless Pickups were a great upgrade to my 2012 Fender Standard Stratocaster.
Psymon JC
This guitar now sounds great, an immediate and noticeable improvement over the original muddy sounding pickups.
JimK

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18 of 18 people found the following review helpful By JimK on November 5, 2010
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I purchased these pickups to see if I could upgrade my old Squire Strat rather than dropping money on a new higher end guitar. In the end, I achieved a fantastic result. It just took a while to get it right.
The first set I received had a bad middle pickup. Unfortunately, I did not discover this until I had completely reassembled my guitar and tried to play it. I should have checked them before installation, but it didn't occur to me they might be bad. To their credit, Amazon quickly sent me another set and these pickups checked out fine at 10k ohms. But I had to de-solder the first set to send it back which was twice as much work as the original installation.
Also, as mentioned in other posts, the diagram provided with this pickup set is wrong. It doesn't show the correct location of the caps and resistor, and shows all 1 meg pots, whereas the volume pot is 500k. If you buy these, go to the Fender website and download the wiring diagram for the American Deluxe Stratocaster. Install per this diagram except put the 500 k pot in the volume position. It took a couple hours of research on the web to figure this out. My thanks goes out to the other guitarists who posted this information. I can't believe Fender lets these out with the wrong diagram.
In the end these pickups dropped right into my Squire pickguard, I had to enlarge the pot holes slightly for the new ones to fit. I also got a new vintage style 5 way switch which matches the wiring diagrams. The original Squire switch is a little different. The Squire volume and tone knobs seem a little tight on the new pots and I didn't want to force them on so I have ordered new cream colored knobs to match the pickups.
This guitar now sounds great, an immediate and noticeable improvement over the original muddy sounding pickups.
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6 of 6 people found the following review helpful By Posh Hippie on May 27, 2011
Been playing Strats for 50 years and had lots of the great ones. When I tell you that through my amps these pickups have super hot bell tones without getting "glassy" and "ice picky" I mean they sound better than any Strat I have ever heard in my life.

I have three very hum and noise suscecptible amps that all run tubes. A MESA Boogie Mark I 60/100 with JBL 130s and JBL 140s in extension cabinets. A tube Vox AC30 Top Boost with Blue Alnico speakers. And an extremely noisy Fender Pro Jr. running Blue Alnico Jensen 10" for that Fender Bassman sound on steroids.

The point is that it is now possible for me to turn these three high gain noisy amps up to 10 on all their controls and get not one bit of hum or noise (except for tube rush-which is in the amp and not very noticable). This is unbelievable! At that volume I can knock down doors and shatter windows, haha. I guess now I will have to pay attention to what volume I dial in before the drummer hits the downbeat. The guitar won't tell me with a regular blat of 60hz noise and hash! But that's something I can deal with, believe me.

My new noiseless strat is now the quietest guitar in my collection (zero noise...can't get quieter!) and hands down the best sounding one. After 50 years of compromises I am stunned.

By the way Eric Clapton just tossed his Lace Sensors and now runs these on stage. Not that I give a hoot what he thinks. And I still love Lace Sensors on my B-bender Tele because they don't pull on the string magnetically and thus the sustain goes on for weeks... But Clapton is evidence that serious players you have heard of seem to think these strat pickups are the new king. Not just little old me, what do I know, lol? These pups get rid of that last bit of noise the Sensors can't remove AND they have outrageous amounts of "spanky" shimmering traditional tone we Strat guys kill for.
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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful By Mario A. Lopez on April 28, 2009
My old Squier Strat Korean edition had been dusty and ignored in a corner of my basement until I desided to buy these pickups. The task was not easy because the instructions from Fender are very poor. You have to do some guess work mostly with the bridge pickup, the knobs, and the five-way switch. When you detach the old pickguard with the electronic, keep it as a reference. If you are upgrading your Squire chances are that you have to make more space for the new pickups in the body of your guitar carving some wood. But after a couple of trial and errors, the money and time spent was worth it. Wow! What a great fender classic sound! Do not hesitate and upgrade your guitar... NOW! As a final note, make sure that you have all the tools you need and you are going to need a new pickguard for sure.
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful By Boy on June 11, 2013
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EXCELLENT, ALL AROUND GREAT IMPROVEMENT, WELL WORTH EVERY PENNY. IMPROVES TONE WITHOUT ALTERING IT. I AM DONE, IF I SAY ANY MORE IT WILL JUST WATER DOWN MY REVIEW.
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful By GunsNGuitars27 on May 21, 2013
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these things kick butt, classic fender sound, no hum, need I say more? I guess its required that I do.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By leonardo scapini escobar on May 16, 2014
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As the quality of the product I'm totally satisfied, should only be corrected the information content of the package, because the potentiometers, capacitors and resistors do not accompany the pickups.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By P. Miller on August 7, 2012
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I got a used Squire Affinity, and put these on. Also put on a new triple ply pick guard, which I recommend for these.
The wiring diagram is is not too clear on this but you must ground the empty third tab on the volume pot! If you are not good at soldering, get someone to do it for you. I had a bad ground wire on my used Squire, so make sure all the connections are OK. Great sounding pickups, and as they say, noiseless.
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