1981 Gibson Victory MV Owners Manual
Pages 12-13 Design: the electronics
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Pages 12-13 Design: the electronics. The pickups and associated circuitry of the Gibson MV guitars were designed by Gibson R&D team member Tim Shaw, and are the most important ingedient in giving these guitars their 'Multi-Voice' functionality, having either iron load (Velvet Brick), magnet load (Magna II) or combined iron and magnet load (Magna Plus) design.
The pickups are of an "unbalanced" configuration (no two pickups alike on any one instrument) and produce the truly exceptional amount of tonal flexibility found in the Victory guitars.
Continued on pages 13-14