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Krivo Nuevo Black Single Coil Gypsy Jazz Guitar Pickup

Krivo Nuevo Black Single Coil Gypsy Jazz Guitar Pickup
Krivo Nuevo Black Single Coil Gypsy Jazz Guitar Pickup
Krivo Nuevo Black Single Coil Gypsy Jazz Guitar Pickup
The Nuevo single-coil pickup is the Krivo pickup which is closest in sound to the traditional Stimer pickup popularized by Django Reinhardt during his late electric period. However, I have optimized magnet position and strength to eliminate the dreaded “hot-b string” problems evinced by the original Stimer-type pickups. On the classic Nuevo, an inlaid pearl dot allows for perfect placement to achieve proper alignment and string-to-string balance. Furthermore, the Nuevo is extra thin  (approximately 6mm thick!) and thus easily fits modern guitars with low action for which a Stimer-type pickup is untenable.

Nuevo Single-Coil Specifications:

  • Hand wound with vintage Formvar wire (not the cheap polynylon used by many modern makers).
  • Wired with audiophile grade Mogami™cable inside and out.
  •  Genuine Switchcraft™ connectors.
  • Real hardwood finish.
  • Excellent alternative to traditional “Stimer” type pickups, no “hot ‘b’ string” issues like older brands.
  • Inlaid mother of pearl dot marks position of ‘B’ string for perfect string balance (This pickup has great string balance, specialized for use with  Argentine type strings).
  • Very responsive to EQ so a wide range of tonal colors are at your disposal, from bright and transparent to thick and colored. 
  • Works equally well with a tube amp or dedicated acoustic amps.
  • Slimmer in profile than traditional models.
  • Uses neodymium magnets for clarity and brilliance with strong lows.
  • Innovative “Optimized Microphonics” design senses acoustic vibrations from the soundboard in addition to string vibrations.
  • Mounts with included non-invasive, easily removable, finish friendly putty.
  • No modification to instrument requires , mounts in seconds.
  • Fully shielded for noise minimization.
  • Excellent transparent acoustic tone.
  • Terminates in a dedicated 1/4″ guitar plug, just plug right in to any amp and you are ready to play! No preamp needed.
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