NAMM 2020: Get Filter’Tron tones from your humbucker-equipped guitar with Seymour Duncan’s new Psyclone pickups

NAMM 2020: The Filter’Tron pickup - commonly found in Gretsch guitars - is the source of countless classic tones, and now Seymour Duncan has made it that little bit easier to eke those country-fied sounds from your dual-humbucker guitar with the launch of the humbucker-sized Psyclone.

The Psyclone is fuelled by double-thickness Alnico V bar magnets, and promises vintage output from the neck, with a little extra from the bridge.

Seymour Duncan Psyclone pickups

(Image credit: Seymour Duncan)

Four-conductor lead wire is onboard for a variety of wiring options, and SD is offering a choice of nickel or gold covers.

The Psyclone is available now, starting from $139 for a single humbucker, and $265 for a set.

Head over to Seymour Duncan for more info.

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Mike is Editor-in-Chief of GuitarWorld.com, in addition to being an offset fiend and recovering pedal addict. He has a master's degree in journalism from Cardiff University, and over a decade's experience writing and editing for guitar publications including MusicRadar, Total Guitar and Guitarist, as well as 20 years of recording and live experience in original and function bands. During his career, he has interviewed the likes of John Frusciante, Chris Cornell, Tom Morello, Matt Bellamy, Kirk Hammett, Jerry Cantrell, Joe Satriani, Tom DeLonge, Ed O'Brien, Polyphia, Tosin Abasi, Yvette Young and many more. In his free time, you'll find him making progressive instrumental rock under the nom de plume Maebe.