What's the best pickup for Warwick Corvette

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by hyoshim, May 6, 2004.

  1. hyoshim

    hyoshim Supporting Member

    May 5, 2004
    Los Angeles
    Waht title says!

    I would like to know what would be the best pickup for Corvette. The output from the MEC pickup is not loud enough in some cases, although I'll get by most of the time. I could install Warwick's active MEC/ 2 band Preamp but it will cost me close to $250 or more. I don't have that kind of money right now. So, I need some advice from you guys who own Warwick.


    By the way it is my first post here!
  2. Fitobass


    May 6, 2004
    Rincon, PR
    MTD Kingston - Bassist
    Try EMG's they have nice punchy output for a great price.
  3. hyoshim

    hyoshim Supporting Member

    May 5, 2004
    Los Angeles
    I was actually thinking about that too. One thing that made me not going forward with that is the negative reviews on the EMG pickups. Some says it is too hi-fi and hollow sounding. I play 99.99% in live and I need my pickup sounds to cut though the mix.

    Thanks for the suggestion!
  4. NJL


    Apr 12, 2002
    San Antonio
    check my profile - i have bart's in my Corvette - let me tell you, i have my 2 band MEC flat most of the time and this bass cuts through very, very well.

    good luck!