Bruce Springsteen & our T-Style Pickups

For all those who have seen and heard Bruce Springsteen in concert you know that he not only puts on a great show but he really delivers….big time ! Whether you are a Bruce fan or not (and you will soon be a fan after a show), you will never leave saying that he and...
What is the best height for JBE Pickups?

What is the best height for JBE Pickups?

I get the question about optimum pickup height adjustment quite often and am happy to respond to all the new players who have discovered JBE pickups and the significant difference our pickups offer over other brands. So, forgive me for re-posting an earlier blog on...

S-Deluxe Chunky

What up with the New S-Deluxe Chunky? Recently we released our new S-Deluxe Chunky bridge pickup.   Some of you wanted to know what the heck is a Chunky and how does it compare to our standard S-Deluxe bridge pickup.   Also, is JBE not getting politically incorrect...

J-Style Bass Pickups and Active Electronics

Do JBE J-Style Bass pickups work with on active Pre-amps/EQ? Many bassists use active electronics on their J-Basses to get a variety of different tones that a flexible EQ can offer.  At the same time, some active electronics can flatten the tone of passive pickups as...

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...

JBE Soapbar Question

I have a little question … well, it is not about asking to reveal any technological secrets, but, here it is. For instance, you have released a new pickup which adapts to guitars designed for “soapbar” type pickups. It looks like it is basically some sort of a...