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Is this pickup set Active??

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by ::::BASSIST::::, Aug 12, 2005.

  1. ::::BASSIST::::

    ::::BASSIST:::: Progress Not Perfection.

    Sep 2, 2004
    Vancouver, BC Canada
  2. Nino Valenti

    Nino Valenti Supporting Member Commercial User

    Feb 2, 2001
    Staten Island NYC
    Builder: Valenti Basses
    Yes, that's an active pickup. EMG's pickups (not HZ's or Selects) have the preamp inside the pickup but can be used with an addtitonal onboard preamp.
  3. ::::BASSIST::::

    ::::BASSIST:::: Progress Not Perfection.

    Sep 2, 2004
    Vancouver, BC Canada
    so in order to add bass eq I would have to buy an additional preamp?

    any recommendations?

    This p/u will be used in a Hohner /steinberger copy.

    Are the EMG HBs a good quality pickup with the lots of low-end power?

  4. Jonki

    Jonki I will not slap my Bee!

    Oct 14, 2003
    Arendal, Norway
  5. David Wilson

    David Wilson Administrator Staff Member Administrator Supporting Member

    Oct 14, 2002
    Lower Westchester, NY
    Any from Emg, Bart, Aguilar. What particular one would fit your needs depends on what your needs are - 2 band / 3 band?