Category Archives: Humbucking Pairs

How humbucking pair work, either as dual-coil humbuckers, or as matched single-coil pickups

New U.S. Patent filed & background published

Yesterday, I filed my 3rd Non-Provisional Patent Application, and today published the background theory for it at: https://www.researchgate.net/publication/323686205_Making_Guitars_with_Multiple_Tonal_Characters   The patent involves matched, single-coil pickups for humbucking circuits with reversible magnetic poles. I have a new area for publications of papers … Continue reading

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Theory has to be tested

I used to work in numerical modeling – a computer algorithm approximating an ideal equation approximating a physical process.  One of my best papers demonstrated that for decades other Ph.D.s had been using approximations that produced non-physical results even in … Continue reading

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How many humbucking tones from 2HB & a single?

It has taken a long time to develop the math and topologies to answer questions like this.  Research is when you search for an answer, get it wrong, or not entirely right, and re-search and re-search and re-search …    I’ve … Continue reading

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Second Patent Filed

Second Patent Filed: Combinations of Pickups with Potentially Unique Tones – Patent filed June 7, 2017 developing the math and circuit topologies to show how many different tones are possible from 1 to 8 single-coil pickups (Table 1), 1 to … Continue reading

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Patent Pending Dual Humbucker Switching Beats 3-way Switch

See  Preliminary Results of Patent Pending 20-way Dual Humbucker Switching

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