Just curious about the tonal differences. the 498 is alnico 5 or V magnet. Home Studio? I'm enlisting the ears of the Les Paulverizers out there. Ok, I'm about to drop some coin on a pair of either 498t or 500t pups for my next Monsterbucker. SI, on veut un peu moins de puissance mais, un son plus aigu, je pense qu'il faudra voir un I also really like the Gibson 496R & 500T Super Ceramics which Gibson tends to use in their Flying V's and I have been playing Gibson Guitars for a very long time. I think they're Gibson's attempt at creating a higher output, modern PAF style pickup for mass production. Hello! I like it (the 498T) and have used one in a LP Classic for years. The 500T excells with hi-gain. The extra sizzling crunch of 500T Hey guys, can anyone shed some light on the differemce between these pickups? Re: Are the Gibson 490R and 498T good pickups? My favorite humbucker set is the Alnico II 490R & Alnico V 498T. the 500T is ceramic. Gibson 498T vs 500T Discussion in 'The Tone Zone' started by NewReligion, May 15, 2010. It will cut through everything - Cutting highs, mids and extra tight (but plenty) lows. Here is a table of the relative output of various Gibson PUP's (at the bottom of the attached link). It will scream way more than the 498T. It's got better articulation and more subtlty than the 500T with the same power and definition. to me it simply gives me 'that' sg sound, the exact sound i expect an sg to sound like (eg. It's stock pickups are the old standby Gibson 490R and 498T humbuckers. hey i got a 498t in the end, put it in my guitar (sg copy) today and tried it. Have em in my gibson explorer. Gibson 498T vs 500T Discussion in 'The Tone Zone' started by NewReligion, May 15, 2010. May just have to end up throwing in two 500ks and some orange drops then seeing how the 498t â¦ If you want all round versatility and value go for 490R & 490T or 490R & 498T; if you want high gain go for 490R & 498T, 496R & 500T, BB Pros or BB2 & BB3; and if you like jazz This is a pickup for the discerning and experienced player. Burstbucker 3, 498T or 500T. Even though my guitar is a 98, she has a wraptail bridge, so I'd prefer something as â¦ Gents I just put chrome covers on 496R/500T and installed them on my SG Std. As for the neck: the Gibson(ã®ãã½ã³)ã®ãã¤ãã¯ã¼ï¼GIBSON 500T 496R setï¼ãã¼ãï¼ãéè²©ã§ãã¾ãããè¦§é ããããã¨ããããã¾ããä»¥ä¸ãååèª¬æã§ããã®ãã½ã³ã®ãã¤ã»ãã¯ã¼ã»ãã ããã«ã¼ã»ããã¯ã¢ãã500T(ãªã¢)ã¨496R(ããã³ã)ã®ã»ããã§ãã i don't like the low end on the 498's. I do wish Gibson would add something so that a 498 doesn't look the same as a 490, or a 500T and so on. Re: JB vs 498T it seems the 498T has a fat sound and i think that for shred it is not the best but there is not a lot of choice with gibson pups 500t dirty fingers : â¦ I'm not interested in a non-Gibson pup at this time. I'm playing a Gibson LP Studio with the stock 490r neck and 498t bridge pickups and really liking the tone. What I will say is that all Gibson pups are great. It's my biggest fear nowadays because there are just so many people modifying their stuff. If you like this, and wanna buy me a coffee, I mean...I won't say no! I have a 2001 Les Paul Standard that came stock with the 498T/490R pickups, and I know that in 2002 they started using the Burst Bucker Pro series. However, my friend is replacing the pickups in his guitar and is offering me a Seymour Duncan JB bridge pickup for free. the 500T does sound similar. Hi, I'd like to make a pickup change at my standard Gibson since 1989. 498T "Hot Alnico" Bridge Pickup $134.99 5 Options Dirty Fingers Pickup $154.99 1 Options '57 Classic with 4-Conductor Wiring Pickup $199.99 1 Options 500T "Super Ceramic" Humbucker Pickup $134.99 2 â¦ 500t is extremely hot- on par with/slightly hotter than an EMG 81 IMHO. im sure there are 'better' pickups In my experience, the 490R and 498T are decent. The sound is quite compressed, modern, I feel there is a slight hollow in the low mids, not unpleasant, really the type of sound I expect from a Les Paul, powerful, full bodied and edge at a time. Ce 498T est un micro Alnico V et a 9K alors, si on veut un micro céramique, ça sera du côté 500t ou dirty fingers qu'il faudra lorgner. A modern take on the classic Gibson voice A high-output version of the 490T, Gibson's 498T humbucker combines the more powerful response of an Alnico V magnet with additional matched windings on each coil, which puts the emphasis on the pickup's upper midrange frequencies for â¦ The original 490R/498T sounded okay. The tones I got with medium gain settings were acceptable, but I couldn't get These pickups kick out some serious power and are there for the players that want a rich tonal response. Merci s stratophile il y a 10 ans 2 quel est ton ampli ? Not sure if its the explorer body shape, but the bridge pup (500t) is very bassy on the lower, wound strings, yet bright on the higher ones. What a combo! Re: High Output Gibson Pickups: 498T vs. 500T vs Dirty Fingers All sound great, but thereâs something about the Dirty Fingers that stand out a bit more to me. Before I had a couple Gibson 500T 496R, but I'm tired. From what I've heard so far, the best pickup seems to me gibson 498tâ¦ - Gibson burstbucker pro - Gibson 496R/500T - PRS Mccarty pickups lesquels me conseillez vous ? gibson sg standard). The 498T uses a ceramic magnet and it's definately a high-gain rock pick up as walterw stated. i love it. How do the 490R Cool video, and very cool little studio you have there. The BB won't necessarly be better, just different. EXACTLY!!!! I've a Gibson Les Paul Custom arriving next week - completely stock. GIBSON 500T Super Ceramic Humbucker Pickup Blackãªã3å¹´ä¿è¨¼ä»ã®ãµã¦ã³ããã¦ã¹ï¼æ¥½å¨ã»é³é¿æ©å¨ã®ãããéè²©æå¤§æãå
¨ãé¦é½åå³æ¥çºéã ã°ããã£ã¼ã¢ãã«ããªãªã¼ã¹ :ãEpiphone Shinichi Hot Ceramic Humbucker (Treble) Alongside the discreet and balanced Gibson classics, a truly fierce model must not be missed. if they adjusted that about â¦ The 498t is just missing the warmth needed to give a good round sound to notes. Gibson 500T BK, Hot Ceramic Humbucker (Treble), sehr hoher Output durch hohe Wicklungszahl und 3 keramik Magneten, höhen und bass betont, idealer Pickup für schwere Rocksounds, Farbe: Black Kekse ohne Krümel: Staubsaugervertreter hassen diesen Trick Mit unseren Cookies möchten wir Ihnen ein fluffiges Einkaufserlebnis mit allem was dazugehört bieten. Oh here there! But to me, this is how SG should sound like...! it actualy to my ears (the ones i use anyway) sound like a 57 on steroids whereas the 498 sounds awesome but has a loose kaboose. Can't find actual measurements for the pole/screw spacing on either of these. They do what they need. At the moment in the bridge I have a gibson 490 t pickup.For my taste it sounds with too many treble.I prefer more low mids.I want a more solid tone. The Gibson 500T is a super ceramic humbucker that simply doesnât hold back. The 500T manages the balancing act of having a â¦ Gibson 500t vs 498t Gibson 498T vs 500T Page 2 MarshallForum So Im guessing 498 is similar to a JB? Me! Thanks in advance!