Aguilar Amplification Announces The AG 4J-HC & AG 5J-HC Pickups

Published 11 years ago on July 31, 2012

By Guitar Interactive Magazine

Aguilar Amplification ispleased to announce the AG 4J-HC and AG 5J-HC hum-canceling pickupsets. As a direct replacement for 4 and 5-string Fender Jazz® andother J-style basses, these split-coil pickups give you noiselessJazz Bass tone that works for all playing styles.

With traditional single-coil pickups, bassists are plagued byhum when the neck and bridge pickups are at different volumelevels. While other hum-canceling pickups tackle the noise, you areleft with thinner lows, a harsher midrange and a lack ofdynamics.

The Aguilar hum-canceling pickups feature a split-coil designthat allows you to get any pickup level combination without60-cycle hum - all while retaining the natural, organic tone ofyour bass. Now you can experience the deep, resonant low-end of theneck pickup or solo the bridge pickup for that sought-aftermidrange cut without annoying hum!

Wound in Aguilar's NYC factory, the HC pickups use 42 gaugeFormvar wire and Alnico V magnets for the big, dynamic tone thatAguilar pickups are known for.

The AG 4J-HC pickups will be available in July 2012 and carry astreet price of $189.00. The AG 5J-HC pickups will be availableshortly afterwards with a street price of $219.00.

Aguilar Amplification manufactures high quality bass pickups inNYC. Our goal is to make pickups that sound great and satisfy themost discerning bassists.

Aguilar pickups are used by many famous bass players includingJustin Meldal-Johnsen (Beck, NIN, and many others), AnthonyWellington (Victor Wooten), Eric Holden (Shakira), Nathan Thomas(Scotty McCreery) and Matt Novesky (Blue October). For moreinformation, please visit:


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