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Humbuckers on a Gibson Invader

A humbucking pickup (also known as humbucker, or double coil) is a type of guitar pickup. They uses two wire coils to cancel out the noisy interference picked up by coil pickups. [1]

Humbuckers are one of the two main types of guitar pickup, the other being single coil.[2]

In any magnetic pickup, a vibrating guitar string, magnetized by a fixed magnet within the pickup, induces an alternating voltage across its coil.

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  1. "Home | DiMarzio | Guitar Pickups, Bass Pickups, Pedalboard Cables, Straps and more". www.dimarzio.com. Retrieved 2022-08-24.
  2. "USRE20070.pdf" (PDF). docs.google.com. Retrieved 2022-08-24.