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In this comparison we put the Fender Generation 4 Noiseless Telecaster Single-Coil Pickups and DiMarzio Twang King Neck/Bridge Pickup Set head to head in a battle to find out which wins the specifications war. You might think it all comes down to the price, but frankly there is a lot more to it. For more information and product comparisons, check out our longer article here.

Contestant number one is the Fender Generation 4 Noiseless Telecaster Single-Coil Pickups.

Now we will have look at an alternative, the DiMarzio Twang King Neck/Bridge Pickup Set.


HEAD TO HEAD COMPARISON
Fender Generation 4 Noiseless Telecaster Single-Coil Pickups DiMarzio Twang King Neck/Bridge Pickup Set
KEY FEATURES
+ Noiseless pickups
+ Vintage sound and tone
+ Bridge and neck pickups
+ Perfect fit and style

Cons:
- More pricey

+ Solderless installation
+ Highly dynamic sound
+ Tension coil winding
+ Super twangy

Cons:
- Slightly more expensive

WHAT OUR TEAM THOUGHT
These are the best of both worlds. They provide a super pleasing vintage tone that you want from a telecaster, with noiseless applications that will keep your stage and studio sound to a minimum when you're in between licks. The Twang King pickups are some of the best Telecaster pickups you'll find. With their easy installation and superior dynamic sound capabilities, you will fall in love with these pickups straight away.


Would you like to know more?

You might also be interested in Music Critic's in-depth article on this topic, 10 Best Telecaster Pickups in 2020.


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