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DX5 Pickups

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by StillVillage, Sep 26, 2005.

  1. StillVillage


    Sep 26, 2005
    Does anyone know if Ibanez DX5 pickups sound better at 18 volts? I dont want to wire it up if there's no difference. Also, can DX5's run off of EMG electronics if I decide to pop in one EMG DC-40 instead of two?

  2. luknfur


    Jan 14, 2004

    18 volts will not change the sound, it would add headroom (which in my recall, EMG states on their site). 18v is a simple, quick, cheap conversion that you can check yourself and know from experience.

    EMG electronics are compatable with all pups to my knowledge except when EMG specifies otherwise - as with their blend unit in their "system" preamps.