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Fishman Tim Henson and Scott Lepage custom signature pickup sets

Fishman Tim Henson & Scott Lepage custom signature pickups  ·  Source: Fishman

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Fishman has announced Tim Henson and Scott Lepage custom signature pickups, giving both the Polyphia guitarists the tones they need. Offering three distinct voices for each set.

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Tim Henson

Tim Henson’s dual humbucker Fishman set was designed in conjunction with the Polyphia guitarist. He is a very technical player and needs something that will react well to his playing dynamics and phrasing.

They are based on an Alnico V bar magnet and pole piece design.

Fishman signature Tim Henson set in white

Fishman signature Tim Henson set in white

Three Voices

With this set, the bridge humbucker offers a “hot-rodded Classic voice” for high-gain tones.  It has three voices available, as has the neck pickup.

  • Voice 1: Based on a hot-rodded Classic voice
  • Voice 2: Combination of Tim’s favourite bridge humbuckers
  • Voice 3: Tim’s ideal single coil combination tone when used in conjunction with neck coil

The neck humbucker is voiced to give what they describe as a hyper-clean, nylon string substitute. Plus, they have single-coil tones available as well. Described as being voiced for Tim’s fluid neck single-coil..

  • Voice 1: Thick and smooth neck humbucker
  • Voice 2: Hyper-clean, nylon string surrogate
  • Voice 3: Tim’s fluid neck single coil

Available with black or white covers.

MSRP – EUR 333 *

Fishman Fluence Tim Henson Set 6 B

Fishman Fluence Tim Henson Set 6 B

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Fishman Fluence Tim Henson Set 6 WH

Fishman Fluence Tim Henson Set 6 WH

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Scott Lepage

Scott Lepage has a similar set based on the same Alnico V design. Again, the bridge pickup has a hot-rodded humbucker thing going on and has been voiced like a PAF.

When in single-coil voicing it offers an overwound single-coil tone.

  • Voice 1 (Vintage PAF): Calibrated vintage PAF bridge humbucker tone.
  • Voice 2 (Classic Hot Rod):  Hot-rodded bridge humbucker tone.
  • Voice 3 (Slightly Overwound Single Coil)
Scott Lepage set with gold pole pieces

Scott Lepage set with gold pole pieces

Vintage PAF voicing

They have also voiced the neck pickup like a vintage PAF humbucker. They describe this one as offering unreal highs, vocal midrange, and tight lows.

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Again you can put it into a single-coil mode, which offers a clear vintage-style single-coil tone.

  • Voice 1 (Vintage PAF):  PAF neck tone with the dynamics and output level you want.
  • Voice 2 (Clear, airy chime): A Fluence-exclusive neck tone, with unreal highs, vocal midrange, and tight lows.
  • Voice 3 (Clear, Vintage Single Coil)

Available with black or white covers, both colours come with gold pole pieces.

Both sets can be powered by a battery or rechargeable lithium-ion battery (sold separately).

MSRP – EUR 333 *

Fishman Fluence Scott Lepage Set 6 WH

Fishman Fluence Scott Lepage Set 6 WH

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Fishman Fluence Scott Lepage Set 6 B

Fishman Fluence Scott Lepage Set 6 B

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Ibanez Signature

Both these sets are the same pickups that are fitted to Tim’s TOD10 and Scott’s KRYS10 signature Ibanez guitars.

Ibanez TOD10 Tim Henson

Ibanez TOD10 Tim Henson

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Ibanez KRYS10 Scott LePage

Ibanez KRYS10 Scott LePage

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  • Fishman signature Tim Henson set in white: Fishman
  • Scott Lepage set with gold pole pieces: Fishman
Fishman Tim Henson and Scott Lepage custom signature pickup sets

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