Kinman Stratocaster pickups give you Pure Musical Energy
The pinnacle of pickup design and engineering on planet Earth.
News flash: We now offer real Gold plated magnets again. Electro-plated with double Nickel and double Gold for durability. Tap the option when ordering your Stratocaster pickups. Gold plated mounting screws will be included.
We believe the Impersonator series are the pinnacle of pickup design and engineering and to put it simply are THE BEST Strat pickups ever, no other comes even close to these beauties. And here are our reasons for believing, compared to Fender non-noiseless pickups our pickups have .....
Experiencing is believing, order a set today and if they don't fulfill our promises send them back for a refund.
There are 3 ways to order your Kinman Strat* pickups
In addition to our original models we make two kinds of vintage Stratocaster* pickups, according to our Glossary (see >Technical >Glossary >Sonic) which are ....
In the Gen-2 Non-Aged Sound category are the ... (from lowest to highest output)
In the Gen-1 Aged Sound category are the ... (from lowest to highest output)
Named sets for Artist's sounds (Gen-2 models) ...
Pickup cavity depth:
All Kinman pickups for Stratocaster* have our exclusive proprietary low-string-pull Alnico-5 rod magnets we call Alnico-K. These unique magnets promote longer sustain due to less magnetic pull on the strings and cause a lot less string crash (fret buzz and rattle) which also robs sustain. Our Alnico-K pickups have almost zero Strat-itis and deliver purer notes with less clutter, especially from the wound strings.
Named sets of 3 have graduated magnet spreads so the magnets align with the strings for perfect string level balance regardless of the bridge being vintage 56.4mm or modern 52.4mm. The magnet spreads may be changed at will after your order is submitted. Standard magnet spreads for Strat are ....
Grounded mounting screws to prevent buzz when touched -2016
All Kinman pickups deliver very high quality sound without annoying mains hum. Kinman has more high-value Patents for revolutionary technology relating to hum cancelling and tone enhancement than any other pickup maker and that puts us at the forefront of Hum-Cancelling pickup and sonic technology. Kinman is the KING of noiseless and the Prince of Tone.
Normal Strat baseplate for most guitars
Kinman reserves the right to change specifications from time to time as required for improvement or sourcing of component parts.
*Stratocaster and Strat are a Trade Marks of Fender Musical Instrument Corp. Kinman is not connected to Fender.
** Alnico-K is a unique proprietary rod magnet developed by Kinman in 1985. It has 40% less string pull than Alnico-5 so sustain is longer and there is much less clatter from string crash and no Strat-itis string warble.