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Wich pickups ???

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by Lars94, Jan 30, 2003.


  1. Lars94

    Lars94

    Jan 30, 2003
    Hi all!

    I want to change mine for some more "Punchy" and "mighty".

    I hesitate with : Seymour ; Bartolini ; Fodera if IO find some... ; EMG maybe ?

    Who can say me more about these ?

    Thx

    Lars
     
  2. BoogieNight

    BoogieNight

    Jun 15, 2001
    Brazil
    The punchiest pickups I´ve tried were EMGs.

    But you forgot to especify what bass is yours...
     
  3. Lars94

    Lars94

    Jan 30, 2003
    I'm french, my bass is a Noguera Expression + (5)

    http://perso.club-internet.fr/noguera/

    It uses JB pickups. The guy who makes these basses says they are Bartolini, but i've got i Doubt....

    Thanks anyway ;)

    CYa
    Lars
     
  4. emg will need a battery to be in the bass
    i have bartolini...
    but for power and punch although i dont have them
    are recommended seymour duncan
    what shape are your pickups
    dimarzio are reputed to be hot and punchy as well
    :)
     
  5. Lars94

    Lars94

    Jan 30, 2003
    Hi

    My bass is active, with a 9Volts battery.

    The format of my pikups are 2 JB
     
  6. sounds like a good candidate for emg's then since you have the batt wiring already there.?
    :)
     
  7. Lars94

    Lars94

    Jan 30, 2003
    I'm not sure I understood you phrase... :) (I'm french)

    But... yes, I jsut need to replace the pick up, as I have all wiring and electronic OK.

    Thanks !
     
  8. i meant
    all is ok for a replacement if it is emg you choose because you have the battery and wiring for it.
    but there may be a passive (ne pas electronique?)
    to be considered as well for the sound you want..

    :)
     
  9. Lars94

    Lars94

    Jan 30, 2003
    OK :)

    huh... I think i prefer Active picks... (avec electronique ;))
     
  10. emg do a good range of tone controls to match
    used on a lot of pro basses
    nest pass;) :D :D