Reviews

S-Deluxe HSS Set Review

Strat Pickups With No Hum And Lots Of Tone
As published on Music Radar.com and Guitar Techniques
http://www.musicradar.com/news/guitars/joe-barden-pickup-review-588874

Guitar Techniques November 27, 2013, 16:00 UTC

Want great singlecoil tones without the hum? We discover how well Joe Barden Engineering offers this ultimate sonic package.

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R4000 Bass Pickups Get a Workout!

September 1st, 2011

I just love hearing the kind of news that follows here from Todd.  Had to share with you all.    Todd, thanks for keeping us in the loop.
Frank T
President
JBE Pickups

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Hi Frank,
It just occurred to me the other day that I never gave you any follow-up on the “road test” of my Rick bass that […]

Soapbar (P90) User Review

January 24th, 2012

Here is a great user review of our Soapbar (P90) pickup set.  Check it out! 

Frank T
JBE Pickups
Joe Barden Engineering

Jan. 2012

Pete here….I recently installed a set of JBE Soapbars in a Les Paul and wanted to tell you about my very positive experience with them. I’ll try to keep it brief!

I have been […]

Coil-Tapping vs Coil-Splitting

May 31st, 2012
JBE on Coil Tapping vs. Coil Splitting
I often get questions about how we get single coil tone from our HB Two/Tone and how it compares to the old trick of coil-splitting a humbucker pickup to coax single coil tones from them.    The answer to this question lies partially in the differences between  “coil-tapping” (as […]