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Replacing Carvin H50N's? Or preamp?

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by eli, Feb 6, 2001.


  1. eli

    eli Mad showoff 7-stringer and Wish lover Supporting Member

    Dec 12, 1999
    NW suburban Chicago
    Has anyone out there taken the H50N's off a Carvin and replaced 'em with Barts or EMGs with any improvement?

    It's a subtle thing, but my Carvin is beginning to sound to me a little "crowded" and processed. The sound of this thing unplugged is truly beautiful, but that doesn't quite come out of the output jack.

    Or is it the Carvin active preamp (this is a '95 LB76F)?