News and Updates

Infinity goes FM

What do I do on Christmas eve? What else, but hack some C++ code. I got a new highly optimized sustain driver design that also acts

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Road to Anaheim: Strandberg XRs

These custom Quad-coil XR7’s are going to NAMM 2016. They will be installed in a Boden OS7 from Strandberg Guitarworks that is to be displayed at their booth (#3383, Hall-D). This

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Nu Update: Meet The Nexus

Meet The Nexus. This small, hacker friendly breakout box connects your multichannel guitar to the outside world using a specialized (LEMO compatible) multi-pin connector for up to

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Chris’ Septor

“An extended range guitar of course calls for extended range pickups.” Here’s Chris Varnon’s gorgeous guitar: an Agile Septor 827, 27″ scale equipped with two 8-string

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More XRs Coming

The XRs, especially the XR8s and XR6s, are often out of stock. They sell out quickly! So sorry about that 🙁 My intention is to have a steady stream

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XR Basics

Cycfi XR pickups are not made with alien technology or special exotic materials to allow them to perform far beyond a normal pickup (although they

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Nu Update: Modular Design

How do you mount the Nu modular pickups? You’ve seen the basic Nu capsules before. Mounting these miniature pickups might be tricky. One way involves making a printed

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Nu Update and Road Map

The Nu modular pickup is ready. It’s been ready for quite some time now. The design and implementation is just about perfect, I would say. The

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The XRs are Back

We are pleased to announce that our second production run of the Cycfi XR series is now available for purchase at cycfi-research.com. We have worked

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Sato Koetsu’s Guitar

I have high regard and affection for anything Japanese. I love the people. I love the food. I love the unique culture, Japanese music, arts and certainly their craftsmanship.

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The Continuing Journey

After a long hiatus, I think the Nu is just about ready. This is the next evolutionary stage of our flagship multichannel pickup. Originally named the Neo, the Nu

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