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The Invader (SH-8) METAL

Seymour Duncan

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The Seymour Duncan SH-8 Invader Humbucker Pickup Set, designed to transform your guitar into a roaring beast of tone. The Invader SH-8 pickups deliver the deepest, heaviest tones a passive pickup can produce. Recommended for punk, garage, thrash, metal and other heavy rock styles that demand high-gain tones, the Invader SH-8 pickups are built for aggressive playing. The SH-8 Invader pickup set is the key to unlocking your guitar's hidden potential for bone-crushing distortion and gain.

Ceramic Magnets and Overwound Coils Provide Power

The secret to the SH-8 Invader's devastating tone lies in its construction. Three ceramic bar magnets and overwound coils work together to produce a wide magnetic field that pumps massive power and gain into your amp. The result is an electrifying, high-output tone with richness and depth that ensures clarity even with extreme distortion. Chords sound massively full-bodied, with a subsonic low end that is balanced by a crunchy, defined treble.

Oversized Pole Pieces Widen the Frequency Spectrum

The SH-8 Invader's metal oxide pole pieces are oversized, expanding the pickup's magnetic field to widen its frequency response. Every note played through the Invader is infused with a thick, dense quality across the tonal spectrum. The pole pieces also provide smooth string-to-string balance, allowing complex chords and riffs to sound evenly full and powerful.

Choose Your Level of Aggression

While the SH-8 Invader bridge pickup delivers maximum output for the heaviest tones, the SH-8 Invader neck pickup is voiced for a bit more warmth and smoothness, with thick, moaning sustain. Used together, the SH-8 Invader set provides a spectrum of tones from thick crunch to roaring distortion. Swap the pickups to instantly change your guitar's voice and playing style.

Built to Last

Hand built in Santa Barbara, California, the SH-8 Invader pickups feature nickel-silver baseplates and are vacuum wax-potted for squeal-free performance. The pickups' durable components and construction ensure that your tone remains consistent and powerful for years of aggressive playing. Unleash the beast in your guitar with the Seymour Duncan SH-8 Invader Humbucker Pickup Set.

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  • For all instruments
  • Wide pole pieces work for both humbucker and Trembucker string spacing
  • Magnet type: 3 large ceramic bars
  • DC Resistance: 7.2k (neck), 16.8k (bridge)

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