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EMG "J" Pickups

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by Chokinito, Dec 30, 2011.


  1. Chokinito

    Chokinito

    Sep 27, 2011
    Hi, I like the deep and powerful sound of EMG pickups and i wanna know how many basses do you know with "J" pickups EMG, like Ibanez SRA 300 or Spector Legend.
    I´m thinking to buy one, but i don´t know wich one.
     
  2. grendle

    grendle

    Mar 4, 2011
    Central FL
    Those aren't J pickups, they are dual coil 35DC (4 string) or 40DC (5string) pickups.

    Now to confuse things even more, P and J style pickups are available in that same housing ( emg 35 P or J, emg 40 P or J) but I don't know of any company that uses those stock.

    There are a ton of companies going to the 35 (3.5 in.) And 40 (4.0 in.) size pickups. And yes the DC, CS, P and J pickups all sound pretty drastically different in that same case. There was a good thread here with a ton of sound clips in just about every config.
     
  3. SGD Lutherie

    SGD Lutherie Banned Commercial User

    Aug 21, 2008
    Bloomfield, NJ
    Owner, SGD Music Products
    I used a set of EMG Js in my '87 Ibanez SR-885LE for years.

    Here's a recoding done with them. I still had the stock preamp in the bass. This is pretty much what they sound like.

    The sound was processed though. I was using a compressor and chorus, etc. I had run the bass into my GK 800RB head and then took a line off that to the board.

    Disorderly

    Here's a different tone from the same bass:

    Kitchen Song
     

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