EMG preamps etc?

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by Fbregy, Jun 15, 2002.

  1. Fbregy


    Apr 10, 2002
    Little Rock, AR
    OK so I have a set of EMG p/j pickups. I was asking a question about them and someone mentioned a preamp. I know nothing about pickups. Can you purchase different preamps to go with the pickups?
  2. dougray

    dougray Supporting Member

    Apr 16, 2002
    western maryland
    yes EMG makes a "pre-amp" basically its a bass/treble-boost/cut ,its called BTS, you can use it with either passive or active pickups ,it runs off a 9 volt battery,good-luck
  3. Nick man

    Nick man

    Apr 7, 2002
    Tampa Bay
    EMG makes several pre-amps.

    Like dougray said they make the BTS, which has bass and trebble, but they also make the VMR which is a mid with mid frequecy preamp cicuit. They also make a BTQ which is a combination of both. EMG preamps can be found in several configurations such as stacked controls, or seperate.

    In addition to these, all active EMG pickups include a built in preamp.