Here are the publicly-available specs on the EVH Frankenstein pickup: > Magnet: Degaussed Alnico 2 [degaussed means making the magnet less â¦ I’ve thought about getting a hard ash body like Frankie supposedly has, but hey, it’s wood: You never know how a piece will sound. Based on your review, I just purchased the EVH Frankenstrat Humbucker and coincidentally.. it is replacing my George Lynch SH12 (screamin' demon), same as yours. You have a single coil in the neck position on your guitar – how does it match up with the EVH at the bridge? a lot of bass.. but not the EVH Humbbucker.. it works perfectly with an excellent Brown Sound tone!! The Frankie also has a Floyd Rose. Can other users confirm this? Bear in mind that good humbuckers can cost anywhere from $40-$50 made by single-person boutique shops to $75-ish for a Duncan or DiMarizio, to around $150 or so for a Duncan Custom Shop wind. I came back to this article as I am assembling a project guitar using the EVH Humbucker and I was wondering where you ended up setting the pickup to string distance? I put the EVH frankenstein in a les paul and am seriously impressed. In fact, it sounded so good I didn’t even adjust it (height). Don’t think I’d swear one way or the other, but right now I’m in the latter camp. Hi, I installed the EVH F’stein humbucker in my Strat’s bridge position. I thought it was going to be too dark but the â¦ So if your super Strat has super-dense hard ash and vintage trem, you may not get what you’re looking for out of this pickup. 4.Â I have not yet played this pickup in a band situation, but with good mids and upper-mids â and the fact that it was designed by “a working musician” (hah!) I’ll do my best to explain it. Planning on installing this in my Jackson PC1 next. Somehow they didn’t get along. — it’s a mid-heavy pickup in some guitars. I can hardly imagine feeling anything but better about this pickup the more I play it, but you never know. I have an EVH pickup coming in the mail as we speak, to put in a Frankenstrat I am building. I dial in my amp / tone by playing the first couple of bars of the main riffs from Mean Street (after the intro) when you hit that first open chord, it sounds really brown….and that's just on my Roland Cube! Has made a world of difference. > An interesting and unique combo of components resulting in a Strat-shaped and -scaled guitar with an ABR bridge […], We’re going to have to wait yet another week for the interview with Kevin Holbrook of YMI5150 guitars because we have yet another newsworthy event. Notes are clear and big. Incidentally, I used a 500K linear POT – perfect for Catherdral etc.. My EVH Frankenstrat replica has a mahogany body, most humbuckers I have used over the years are on the low end and. It’s the best pickup I’ve ever heard. I am looking for the elusive brown sound and I know this will affect it. Always dug Schenker's tone, but the 70's stuff was always a little too biting for, Derek: Inspired by this article, I went looking for and found my Selmer Treble & Bass Fifty in 2015. Also don’t know what the magnet is in the single-coil, but I’d guess A5. Guitar covers alot of ground and the pickup compliments the setup well. Harmonics are great. Sorta! I’ve been playing guitar 30 years and have read and talked to enough people that I’m comfortable about my pickup knowledge, but I’ll never be one who obsesses over DC resistance or who regularly shells out $50+ to try new pickups. Jalen Guitar Pinnacle (Franky) Humbucker Black EVH Frankenstein Excellent $70 Free Shipping Listing Ended Make an Offer Watch If you watch the listing, we'll â¦ No matter which one of these EVH guitar pickupâ¦ Has better “bite” than an A2. EVH frankenstein pickup through a marshall plexi review Plexiã®å¾©å»çã«ã¤ãªãã§ãã¿ããã§ããããããã¼ã¹ã¿ã¼ããªã³ã«ãã¦ããã®ãµã¦ã³ããããª â¦ Awesome. Simply put, the "Frankenstein" humbucker is an incredibly fun pickup to play. clean sound and it is now a little dirty, but for me, that’s absolutey ok. One thing I really like, is when you turn down the volume using the guitar volume knob, if you do the whole, extended “live” Eruption thing as I do in my band, then you start with the nice 316 with volume turned down and it. This is a tone test of the EVH Frankenstein pickup through my David Bray 4550 plexi amplifier. So obviously a pickup that sounds good in one guitar won’t necessarily sound good in another, and vice versa. So I guess it sounds “vintage” â or rather, those are properties of good PAF-style pickups. EVH Frankenstein Humbucker Pickup Brand: EVH 4.8 out of 5 stars 55 ratings Available from these sellers. The Screamin’ Demon is very similar to Duncan’s ’59 Model PAF-style pickup, which lots of people like for getting the EVH sound. EVH Frankenstein Humbucker Pickup Wound to the exact specs as the original Frankenstein's pickup, this humbucker is a the perfect upgrade for your guitar Think of this pickup as a brand-new version of the original Frankenstein's battle-worn guitar pickup, wound to the exact original specs and built to fit in any humbucking-pickup â¦ b) Alnico 5 (or V) magnets accentuate the highs and lows, both of which are tight, but thus is a little scooped in the mids. This guitar is a 300-instrument limited edition run of the Eddie Van Halen Frankenstein replica guitar. Just kept playing. Anyhow, I’m always amazed at how I think I’ve memorized every word ever written about Ed and his gear and then I read something […], Few weeks ago I posted a brief “review” (outdated word) of Kevin Holbrook’s YMI5150 Model-A guitar. Natural Harmonices, tap harmonics and squeels etc.. ring out like a charm. They’re a band kicking the world’s butt in every way, and […], Recently I was ruined yet again by a good amp. Any recommendations for a good companion neck single coil pup? It uses one row of allen screws and one row of standard slotted screws for a unique ‘airy’ sound.”. Has transformed an RG partscaster I put together to replace the jem I sold. Though the white one is a custom shop model. A higher-end stomp box costs anywhere from $150 to $200 on up. The EVH sounds like VH, the single coil sounds like Jimi, SRV, etc., which is what I want it to sound like. Trev Morson (Guitarist – Clasic Rock – gigging for 32 years). ã¥ã¿ã¤ã³ ãã ããã«ã¼ ã¨ã¬ãã®ã¿ã¼ç¨ããã¯ã¢ãã â¦ Plays nice with SD Jazz. A New Take on a Classic Guitar Look at the cover of the first album, Van Halen.Look at that guitar, the black-and-white (later red) striped instrument that 22-year-old â¦ The tone is big, percussive with a defined treble response that doesnât get harsh. 1.Â I am not a pickup expert. Problem solved by disconnecting the wire to the tone control. EVH Frankenstein Humbucker Chrome Coverãªã3å¹´ä¿è¨¼ä»ã®ãµã¦ã³ããã¦ã¹ï¼æ¥½å¨ã»é³é¿æ©å¨ã®ãããéè²©æå¤§æãå ¨ååãå®å¿ã®ä½ä¾¡æ ¼ã«ã¦ãæä¾ãéæã»ä»£å¼ã â¦ Back in the day â the ’80s â I bet your answer would’ve been “a lot.” It might be the same answer now. I really want to try out one of these after reading your review here! I can get EVH-like sounds from this guitar, so it works for me. This may be because the bass, in particular, and treble are weaker with an A2 mag compared to other magnets. I'm looking for, Mike: I agree!!! Always has. Good â¦ Takes a special talent. Love the rest too, including the Van Hagar years (oops, forgot about VH III…), but those first four vinyl donuts are to me and many others just the nads. That done, I returned to the plexi, plugged in and started playing â and was simply blown away. It matches output-wise with the EVH Frankie pickup, but if your question is about sound, I don’t know how to answer. Now before you EVH fans get to getting your hopes up, let’s bear in mind the same ol’s: 1. I just eyeballed it, and it was great right off the bat. Last but not least, the above is my first impression of the pickup. And yes, it made the guitar I stuck it in sound much more EVH-like. Before I took that pickup out and stuck the Frankie in, I played the guitar through my plexi clone for a while â longer than I planned on because it sounded so good. Clear, great mids and upper mids, no boominess, no harshness, nothing bad anywhere. Here are the specs for the Seymour Duncan â78 Model, formerly known as the Duncan EVH but never endorsed by Edward: > Magnet: Fully Charged Alnico 2 If you can justify the additional cost, I believe you’ll possibly find a new favorite pickup. April 25, 2018 December 8, 2018 darthphineas Alnico 2, Brown Sound, Custom Shop, EVH, Frankenstein, Humbucker, IM1, Pickup, Seymour Duncan The IM1 goes hand-in-hand with the EVH Frankenstein â¦ This time a bud’s Bogner Shiva, EL34 version. EVH / Frankenstein Humbucker ã´ã¡ã³ã»ãã¤ã¬ã³ã®ãã®ã¹ãã©ãã®ã¬ããªã«PUã ã¨ãã£ã¼ã®ã¹ãã©ãã«ã¯ã´ã£ã³ãã¼ã¸ã®Gibson ES-335ããåã£ãPAFããã¯ã¢ãã â¦ […], Took my 10-year-old son to see Van Halen at Madison Square Garden in New York City on March 1. Enjoy! I didn’t think there was much chance that the Frankie humbucker, which I paid $140 for, would sound significantly better than the Demon. > DCR: ~ 14K [some people have reported a DC resistance in the high 13s]. Plays nice with SD Jazz. I wasn’t planning on using the pickup at clean settings, but it wouldn’t work anyway since it’s “darker” than the neck and middle pickups (single coil Lindy Fralins). Re: recommendation, I’d like to get a stacked single-coil. Zactly â I didn’t even know it existed until I saw it in a bookstore (remember those? Thanks! I’d […], Have you picked up “Guitar World Presents 40 Years of Van Halen” yet? That’s what I paid for the EVH humbucker through the Van Halen store, which is the lowest price I’ve found (and it was shipped promptly). EVHé¢é£ã®ããã¯ã¢ãããå¹´ä»£é ã«ã¾ã¨ãã¦ã¿ã¾ãããããããåº¦ã¯ãããå æ¸ãªã®ã§ãã¾ãæ°ã«ããªãã§ãã ãããåå¥ã®ã¬ãã¥ã¼ã¯ãæ©ä¼ãããã°æ´æ°ãã¾ãã 1)Ibanez Super 70 Pickup ãã¹ããã¤ã¤ã¼ã®ãªãªã¸ãã«ããã¯ã¢ãã â¦ Plays nice with SD Jazz. this, review was right on. The pickup I had in it was a Seymour Duncan Screamin’ Demon, George Lynch’s first signature pickup. is quite exact tone/sound that Eddie uses. I run a Soldano Hot Rod 50+ head thru a Dual Rec 2×12. Could it be better? Nevertheless, I dutifully headed down to the basement to swap pickups. Let’s call him Sean â because that’s his name…. The chords in each note are clear (and big). He, John Sipple: How would one hook up each separate volume/expression pedal for each effect without swelling or dimi, Don G: If you're a creative person with a good ear for intervals and pitch then regardless of lessons you h. I would like to liven up the neck pickup and switch it on stealthily with a push-pull pot. Why do I say that? So what would you pay? If you enjoyed this article, subscribe to receive more just like it. ãå¾ãå½æ¥ãæ¥ãä¾¿å¯¾è±¡ååã¯ãå½æ¥ãå±ãå¯è½ã§ãã â¦ Not quite as gainey as the Super 3 that was OEM on the guitar. The guitar is mahogany, with maple top and maple neck/fretboard and floyd rose bridge. got mine today after reading this and am blown away. Also gout the Suhr Doug Aldrich neck pup to go with it and they combine like a dream!!! In a word, the Frankenstein pickup sounds great. It was also replacing the Screamin Demon. An all-around excellent pickup. 6060-n19000 ä¾¡æ ¼ 18,810å (ç¨è¾¼) ãã¹ã¦ã®é éæ¹æ³ã¨éæãè¦ã ãã¹ã¦ã®é éæ¹æ³ã¨éæãè¦ã â» â¦ I just swappeed out my George Lynch SH12 Seymour Duncan Screamin’ Demon for the EVH Humbucker.. and OMG!.. I think. Cleans up with ease by simply rolling volume down on guitar. Guitar is swamp ash with maple neck/rosewood fretboard. It loves it if you turn it up and hit it hard! If you’re a fan of Edward Van Halen, ask yourself this question: How much money would you pay for a pickup that EVH personally designed with Seymour Duncan? And thanks for the review here.. The nadliest of nads. Disclaimer: VHND is not affiliated with Van Halen, Edward Van Halen or ELVH, Inc. Got me a date with a super model.What a great riff! Got the pickup. It has the big open sound of our â59 Model with a little less bite and a little more growl. Category: Edward Van Halen, George Lynch, Pickups, Seymour Duncan. And apparently EVH likes an A2 magnet too. But the Frankie pickup also sounds F-ing great distorted. I wouldnât change anything about this pickup. An all-around excellent pickup. So rather than take a chance on a new piece of wood, I’ll stick with this one. Listen To Paul Gilbert Play David Lee Roth’s Van Halen Vocals On Guitar. In that case, there's the EVH Frankenstein Humbucker and, for those who like a little extra shine on their instrument, the EVH Frankenstein Humbucker Guitar Pickup in Chrome. Works well for all types of music. NAMM 2020: EVH Gear has put some genuine Eddie Van Halen power within reach of the ordinary shredder with its new Striped Series Frankie, a stunning replica of Van Halen's iconic Frankenstein â¦ Think of this pickup as a brand-new version of the original Frankenstein's battle-worn guitar pickup, wound to the exact original specs and built to fit in any humbucking-pickup â¦ An all-around excellent pickup. And, pretending for a moment that there isn’t a recession, after installing that pickup and hearing it with my own ears, it’s easily worth at least twice that much â to me, anyway, for what it did to my tone. Guitar Pickup Review DiMarzio Music Man EVH Humbucker Pickups March 2, 2016 December 8, 2018 darthphineas Brown Sound , Ceramic , DiMarzio , EBMM , Ernie Ball , EVH , Humbucker , Music Man , Pickup John: Intro on Hear Solos on One Foot Out the Door definitely have the Eventide as does the clean intro on, Rich_D: I thought the Eventide was all over the recording of this album, especially all the chordy stuff lik, Mark: GLAD YOU'RE BACK! I can’t say the Frankie pickup sounded 100% better or 50% better or whatever. The best way to say it is, It sounded like I always wished my guitar would sound like. A bit bright but then you can use the tone control with purpose (instead of it being always on 10). > Wire: Plain Enamel The black and sunburst that he uses a, Richard: No Phase Shifter on PW - It was all the chorus and the EH Electric Mistress - The last appearance of, Richard: With all respect, I wholeheartedly disagree on the comparison between Hemispheres, which I feel is t. Serial: The Hamer history is WAYYY off. All I can say is it sounded fuller (not necessarily fatter) than the Screamin’ Demon, clearer and basically gave me a woody. So what’s a lot? EVH Frankenstein Magnet: Degaussed Alnico 2 Wire: Poly DCR: ~ 14K [Degaussed, as I understand it, means the pickup is âagedâ to be more mellow, or â¦ If I did, it would be a DiMarzio YJM or HS3, or maybe a Duncan Classic Stack. I tested it first through a cheap 5-watt practice amp with no effects or pedals. EVH Frankenstein Humbuckerãªã3å¹´ä¿è¨¼ä»ã®ãµã¦ã³ããã¦ã¹ï¼æ¥½å¨ã»é³é¿æ©å¨ã®ãããéè²©æå¤§æãå ¨ååãå®å¿ã®ä½ä¾¡æ ¼ã«ã¦ãæä¾ãéæã»ä»£å¼ãææ°æç¡æããµ â¦ New (2) from CDN$ 374.22 + CDN$ 21.54 â¦ This red, black and white ash-body guitar has been â¦ So I decided to try out the EVH Frankenstrat pickup- the $149 version that's made by Seymour Duncan and sold under the EVH name. ãå¾ãå½æ¥ãæ¥ãä¾¿å¯¾è±¡ååã¯ãå½æ¥ãå±ãå¯è½ã§ããã¢ãã¾ã³é éååã¯ãéå¸¸é éç¡æï¼ä¸é¨é¤ â¦ Installed in an Ash-bodied, maple-necked Franky-style guitar, mounted on an angle in front of the bridge, no tone, 500k pot on the volume, OFR bridge. Probably, but I haven’t messed with it yet — afraid I’ll mess it up! While I love the sound of it, I’m amazed by the lack of highs (treble) in its sound. Just experiment. Go get it, ..you WILL NOT be dissapointed ! Sounds great overdriven, and cleans up well with the volume knob. At the neck posn I have a Seymour Duncan single-coil, standard Strat-type, not stacked. Dang it sounds nice! Nope, that’s what is was looking for – output, not tone. My guitar teacher was genius. Northern ash is heavy, but the replicas are supposedly light weight, which could mean hyper-aged (dried) northern ash or swamp ash or alder. I’ve installed this in an ESP George Lynch Serpent guitar. Here’s what the Duncan website says about the Screamin’ Demon: “Moderate output, P.A.F.-style with added ‘growl.’ This pickup was designed in the Custom Shop for guitar legend George Lynch. I sure hope it works out for me, my Frankenstrat Replica has a body made of mahogany and the SH12 was little too bass'ey sounding. Get the best deals on EVH Frankenstein when you shop the largest online selection at eBay.com. You are here: Home » Edward Van Halen » Review: EVH Frankie Pickup Worth Every Penny. He’d been talking about how awesome it was for a while, and even though I know he has good ears, wasn’t too motivated to go try it. I am not just very pleased, I am 200% ecstatic.. no more tone chasing for me!! Otherwise, any decent Strat pickup for the neck posn will do. Here are the publicly-available specs on the EVH Frankenstein pickup: > Magnet: Degaussed Alnico 2 [degaussed means making the magnet less strong, which means “sweeter,” “mellower,” more even, depending who you talk to] 2.Â Every guitar sounds different. Good â¦ I think he was more excited to see them than I was â not that I wasn’t, but this was the mighty Van Halen whose tunes the both of us have copped, jammed to and listened […], Review: EVH Frankie Pickup Worth Every Penny. Not sure where it came from (the VG article is full of inaccuracies, Scott Webber: I met Jose in 1990 when he was working out of his garage and had him mod a '73 Superlead for me. The same-shaped bodies from the same manufacturer cut from the same wood lot might sound totally different. Question: Can pickup's over time lose there magnetism and become microphonic? I purchased it based on this review alone. Free shipping on many items | Browse your favorite brands | â¦ Just a late followup on my original post. Email ( required; will not be published ), Notify me of followup comments via e-mail, Got it in my head to figure out which Van Halen song tones â not album tones â I liked the most. How about $140? I like. Is the New EVH Pickup ‘the’ Pickup? Seems the EVH pickup is hotter and I hope it has a brighter sound for me. Amazing is all I can say. I’d bring him anything and he’d play it without effort usually the first try. WoodyTone.com has what seems to be the first review of the new EVH Frankenstein Humbucker: Edâs Sound: Priceless If youâre a fan of Edward Van Halen, ask yourself this question: How much money would you pay for a pickup that EVH â¦ I also really want to try the Frankie pickup in my Les Paul (since the this pickup is NOT trem-spaced), but buying another one will have to wait. As stated, not as gained out as the Super 3. Installed the Frankenstein pickup in my PC-1. > DCR: ~ 9.0K. 3.Â The Frankenstein pickup was designed for the $25,000 Frankenstein replica guitar, which allegedly has a northern ash body. > Wire: Poly Good â¦ A bit bright but then you can use the tone control with purpose (instead of it being always on 10). After playing for a while, I was kind of bummed. â I’m not too worried about it. Notes tend to be more clear and less compressed. Even cables can cost that much now. And wow!… I, Next, was through my Peavey 6505+ rig and effects for gigs.. .. this thing is totally phenominal !! EVHã¯ã¨ãã¯ã¼ãã»ã´ã¡ã³ã»ãã¤ã¬ã³æ°ãã¢ã¤ã³ã³ã«æ®ãããã§ã³ãã¼ç¤¾ããããã¥ã¼ã¹ãããã©ã³ãã§ããçããªããã«ãã¦æ´å²ä¸ã®äººç©ã¨ãªã£ãã®ã¿ãªã¹ãã¨ã â¦ I don’t think it’s super-critical what the distance is, and it may depend on the body wood (ash you want the mids boosted, alder maybe not so much, etc.) Easy set up too, usual nickel betwwen high e-string and pole piece when pressed at the highest fret, and two, nickels for the low E. The EVH has a mystery ingrediant that my previous Seymour SH12 did not.. it oozes the. I did notice I lost my 100%. Im normally a neck position Single Coil fan (Blackmore, Uli Roth etc) but also love the brown sound and am over the moon with this. lol). He always plays the vocal melody of songs. As a brief reminder, what got my attention were the following things: > A good wood combo: swamp ash, maple/rosewood. Hope that helps. I'm not a engineer but,from what have read and have tested.i agree.....srv used a mild pr, Deenohh: Absolutely wrong. Now time to go shopping. I, Terry: I know for fact that Vai borrowed Arredondo and Lee Jackson modded amplifiers from Steve Stevens for, ITheFight: I have noticed over the years that sometimes if you want better tone, all you have to do is raise th, Derek: It's inspiring to read some detail about Paul's tone and amps used - Thank you. Guitar specs: homemade super Strat, alder body, maple neck with hard ebony fingerboard, original Floyd Rose bridge and nut, one 500K volume pot connected to a two-way switch that can be switched to a single-coil in the neck. I had a Robin Medley, with a swamp ash body, and it didn’t like the pickup, but the ESP does. – All I had to, do was turn down the gain (PRE) on my two channels and adjust slightly, the pole pieces (higher) on the bottom end, strings. Am thinking of getting another to put into one of my strats now!! I’ve stuck with this body â which is about half unpainted, so it breathes â through the years because it just sounds great. EVH Striped Series review Van Halen's Franken-axe on a budget £649 â¬815 $1398 By Dave Burrluck 28 May 2014 Shares Our Verdict It apes one of the â¦ Started with Fair Warning, whose balls I just can’t get enough of…which doesn’t sound so good but you get what I mean. This time it’s the recent Esquire interview with Edward Van Halen. A bit bright but then you can use the tone control with purpose (instead of it being always on 10). The EVH Striped Frankie Red/Wh... Dagan views one of the most accurate reconstructions of the famed Eddie Van Halen Frankenstein â¦ c) Some people swear by an A5 for the Van Halen sound, and some swear by an A2. Listen to it cranked in my car because that’s the only […], LOVE the first four Van Halen albums. After some reading on the subject over the years, and a good recent education by the guys on the Seymour Duncan forum, it seems like: a) Alnico 2 (or II) magnets accentuate the mids and upper mids, both of which are key for the EVH sound. 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