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Output specs active vs. passive pickups

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by deanfarris, Feb 25, 2008.


  1. deanfarris

    deanfarris

    Sep 20, 2006
    Does anyone know of a good reference site for finding pick up output values? I hate having to go to multiple sites to compare pickups. Also is there a good way to measure the output at my guitar?
     
  2. Ric5

    Ric5 Supporting Member Commercial User

    Jan 29, 2008
    Colorado
    I grow organic carrots and they are not for sale
    I believe that passive pickups quite often have a higher output than active pickups ... but active pickups in conjunction with an onboard preamp will have more output than the passive pickups do by themselves:bassist:
     

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