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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 05-30-2013, 01:36 AM Thread Starter
 
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Quantum Pickup in RG?

Okay, a friend of mine had this guitar branded "Quantum". Never heard of them before but the one review on the one item I could find made by them (an Amp) was beyond good. It has a single Hum configuration like an EVH frankenstrat. I took the pickup out (resembles a covered EMG but is passive) and measured the output and it came to 21.5k! I wired it up in my RG and Wow! Great sound! It's got excellent mid-range scoop, not at all muddy like the INF series I had before and very articulate, I paid 10 dollars for the donor guitar (keep in mind this thing has drywall looking screws holding the 2-point bridge in) It really is a piece, but I couldn't be more happy with the pickup. Anyone ever heard of this brand at all? Seems VERY obscure.
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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 06-01-2013, 02:23 PM
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Re: Quantum Pickup in RG?

They are stock Ibanez pickups.
They can be found on some IC and DT models.
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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 06-01-2013, 06:13 PM Thread Starter
 
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Re: Quantum Pickup in RG?

No these are NOT Ibanez pickups. I should have clarified that this is the BRAND quantum. I know that there are pickups called quantums that were in a variety of early 90's S series and other models, but this is a covered (think EMG) style pickup that was in a QUANTUM guitar....I took it out of the guitar myself and it is a stock pickup from the guitar. The Ibanez pickups say QTM and are open coil style, this is from a different brand all-together.
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