Jay Turser Les Paul A guitar collection is actually much like an energetic mike coil. For decades, powerful microphones have already been wired with the style coil attached to the principal of the microphone's transformer, and maybe not called to ground (‘floating'). The microphone's event is typically attached to the cable shield, that is connected to the microphone amplifier's soil (see Rane's site for more discussion).
By and big, active microphones are extremely quiet units as a result of the combination of transformer solitude and healthy, floating transmission lines through the duration of, along with shielded, humbucking coils.
So why not guitars? Instruments are once affected by noise. Humbucking pickups are only a partial (though important!) solution. Well-known answer is to float the guitar collection to a balanced productivity, as being a microphone. An identical idea was published that 2001 patent program like this Jay Turser Les Paul?