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EMG pickups

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by eupharies, Mar 6, 2013.

  1. eupharies


    Jul 3, 2007
    Leeds UK
    Bassist - Chasing Dragons
    How different do the various emg pickups sound from each other...

    I have 2 x emg hbs in my bass with a BQC pre... not really digging it...

    Obviously the HB is the 35p equivalent but...

    How different does this sound to the DC / CS and the J.

    Im deliberating on ditching both the HB's and having a combination of the above...

    Alternatively imma ditch them both and get some nordys!
  2. SGD Lutherie

    SGD Lutherie Inactive Commercial User

    Aug 21, 2008
    Bloomfield, NJ
    Owner, SGD Music Products
    The HB is the same as the P.

    The DC has a edgier tone, and the CS is fatter sounding. They are both humbuckers.

    The J sounds like a J. Its a stacked humbucker.
  3. eupharies


    Jul 3, 2007
    Leeds UK
    Bassist - Chasing Dragons
    Ok awesome!

    If you were to recommend some a mix of the 4 and well positions...

    What would work well together... The HB just does nothing for me really! But i love the precision pickup io have on my backup bass... tis weird!

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