Lace Senor Single Coil Three Pickup Set in Red-Silver-Blue
The Lace Sensor® family has a unique radiant Field Barrier system that surrounds both the coil and magnets, reducing annoying 60-cycle hum. The patented Lace Micro Combs® replace traditional bobbins, yielding a wider tonal range and better string balance than traditional pickups.
Unlike ordinary electric guitar pickups that read string vibration from 6 magnetic poles, Lace Sensors generate 36 separate magnetic "sensing" fields which, in the areas where they contact the string, "read" the strings' vibration. (Regular pickups only generate anywhere from 4 to 12 fields).
Lace Sensors also have Radiant Field Barriers: metal slides which frame the inner core of the Sensors and perform two functions. The first is to shield the Sensor from the outside noise and 60 cycle hum. The second is to produce a broader, yet more concentrated umbrella of a sensing field than that of standard magnetic pickups.
Less Noise, More Harmonics
As compared to standard pickups, Lace Sensors read a greater physical area of the string, while picking up less outside interference. This makes the signal-to-noise ratio nothing short of phenomenal for a single coil system. Also, a wider range of harmonic content is read by the Sensor, delivering a more complex tonal response.
Increased Sustain, Truer Pitch
Since they operate so efficiently, Lace Sensors can utilize the much lower energy magnets than ordinary pickups, and this in turn bring about a whole new realm of properties. In regular pickups, the magnetic fields are so strong they physically dampen, or drag on, the strings' vibration, reducing sustain and actually changing the pitch. But in Lace Sensors, string dampening is virtually nonexistent. This means your sustain is increased dramatically while the string holds its true pitch for the duration of the note.
Lace Sensor Red: The hottest output of our Sensor Series. Perfect for the bridge position when fat, punch humbucking output is required.
Peak Frequency: 1850
Inductance: 8.12 henries
Music Styles: All Rock, Metal, Aggressive, Punk, and Pop
Think: Jonny Greenwood, Pumpkins, Husker Du, Breeders, Drips
Lace Sensor Silver: A fat 70's single coil sound with increased output and more midrange.
Position: neck, mid
Peak Frequency: 3000
Inductance: 3.38 henries
Music Styles: Vintage & Classic Rock, Blues, and Pop
Think: Pumpkins, Breeders, James Burton
Lace Sensor Blue: Slightly increased output with the warmer 50's humbucking sound in a single coil configuration
Position: neck, bridge
Peak Frequency: 2100
Inductance: 6.58 henries
Music Styles: Pop, Alternative, Rock, Blues, Agressive
Think: Jonny Greenwood, Pumpkins, Bloomfield, Cream