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Wich pickups ???

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

  1. 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 ?


  2. BoogieNight


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

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


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


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

    Thanks anyway ;)

  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


    Jan 30, 2003

    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


    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


    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