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Ceramic-magnetic and Alnico-magnetic Pickup Tonal Differences

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What are the tonal differences between ceramic-magnet and alnico-magnet pickups?
Ceramic pickups generally offer a brighter and more glassy sound. You’ll notice more midrange and treble response from a ceramic pickup. Alnico pickups provide a warmer sound and generally have a little more bass response.