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What preamp goes well with EMG jazz set?

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by badboy1984, Apr 30, 2009.


  1. badboy1984

    badboy1984

    Mar 27, 2007
    United Kingdom
    I've using EMG jazz set and a set of very old bartonlini 2 band preamp.

    The tone is very clanky sometimes and alot of treble. Was wondering is it the preamp that give too much brightless or is the pickups?

    I like something that give me more darker sound
     
  2. Aguilar ;)
     
  3. Hoover

    Hoover Banned

    Nov 2, 2007
    New York City
    I have EMG jazz pickups in my Modulus, which for the past 20 years had an EMG BTC preamp, and I was always a bit underwhelmed with the sound of that bass: Plenty of detail and nuance and sparkle and clarity, but just not a lot of BOOTY...it didn't quite have that big phat butt-shaking chest-thumping punch that makes a bass support a band.

    A little over a week ago I removed the BTC and replaced it with an ACG EQ02 preamp.

    Two words: Phucking amazing.
     

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