#1
hey

I was wondering how can I eliminate strat pickup hum? Because its getting really annoying.
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#4
A Noise Suppressor?

Guess that wasn't obvious enough
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#5
get noiseless single coil pickups
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#6
Can't you get these guitars electromagnetically shielded?

get used to it.
dont play near a tv.
or anything electrical.
use the tone knob to remove it a bit.
#7
noiseless single coils, use 2 pickups at once, single sized humbuckers, etc
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#8
Noise gates or noise suppressors won't eliminate the 60-cycle hum. >_>
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#9
Doesn't waxing help too?

Also, a better quality guitar will have less hum.
My tele has really little hum.

But thats cause its G&L.

Look up about electromagnetic shielding, if it is really that precious of a guitar.
#10
- Stacked humbuckers (a.k.a. "noiseless single coils").
- Extensive shielding.
- Active pickups.
- Using positions 2&4 extensively when you use much gain.
- Staying away from neon lights.

'S pretty much it.
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#11
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- Stacked humbuckers (a.k.a. "noiseless single coils").
- Extensive shielding.
- Active pickups.
- Using positions 2&4 extensively when you use much gain.
- Staying away from neon lights.

'S pretty much it.


All of the above.

I just wanted add that shielding is an inexpensive way to make a pretty big difference. I use a couple of coats of shielding paint all inside the cavity and then heavy duty tin foil to line the entire pickguard. They come out pretty noiseless compared to 'off the shelf'. I'm sure you could do the cavity with the foil as well and make the job done for a few bucks. I use spray tack to adhere it. And, don't forget to ground your work.
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#12
To truly get rid of the single coil hum there is one tried and true method that works every time. Buy a Les Paul!!!
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