EMG Fat 55 Set Black

Active Humbucker Pickup Set

  • Inspired by the sound and tonal behaviour of the original PAF pickups producing the best sound of the 50s and 60s
  • Alnico magnets in traditional open coil units deliver a rich and warm bass without losing their clarity in the treble range
  • A newly designed external preamp offers the advantage of a low-impedance output and prevents background noise while preserving the passive character of your sound
  • Colour: Black

Incl. EMG exclusive solderless installation system:

  • 2x 25k volume potentiometers (pot shaft length: 9.5 mm)
  • 2x 25k tone potentiometers (pot shaft length: 9.5 mm)
  • Battery bus
  • Stereo output jack
  • 2x Pickup in / out bus
  • 2x Pairs of fmounting screws and springs
  • 2x Pickup cables
  • 4x Connection cables
  • Output cable
  • Battery cable

Further information

Active Yes
Wiring Completely Wired
Output Low
Kappe No
Colour Black
Position Bridge, Neck
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Great Pickups

johnny74, 07.05.2017
Cannot fault this set of Humbuckers. Sounds absolutely fantastic. Mid output levels. The EQ balance on these are perfect for a Les Paul or SG while still maintaining that classic Gibson Sound. Only adds to the quality of a Guitar sound.
EMG are great and Thomann are excellent as usual, only one slight problem... These are advertised as Passive with long shaft pots. Not correct, they are active with standard short shaft pots!
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FATEUX 55

Jimzepol, 25.09.2017
This beautiful kit is very easy to mount, even childlike. Whether replacing or original is a disconcerting simplicity. The assembly diagram is very complete.Attention anyway to provide a selector, because not supplied.
The sound is very Gibsonian with "fat" as its name indicates. I have a greater preference for the micro neck. I find the Bridge a bit below. He would miss a bit of bass. But that's just my opinion. I have mounted three Fat 55 kit and the reliability of EMG is always at the RDV. Be careful, do not expect to sound like a 85 or an 81, we are here more in the passive definition.
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Active Humbucker Pickup Set Inspired by the sound and tonal behaviour of the original PAF pickups producing the best sound of the 50s and 60s, Alnico magnets in traditional open coil units deliver...

  • Active: Yes
  • Wiring: Completely Wired
  • Output: Low
  • Kappe: No
  • Colour: Black
  • Position: Bridge, Neck
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Active Humbucker Pickup Set Inspired by the sound and tonal behaviour of the original PAF pickups with the best sound of the 50s and 60s, Alnico magnets in traditional open coil units deliver a...

  • Active: Yes
  • Wiring: Completely Wired
  • Output: Low
  • Kappe: No
  • Colour: Zebra
  • Position: Bridge, Neck
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Electric Guitar Pickup Set 2x Passive humbucker pickups, F-Spaced, Inspired by the sound and response of the original PAF pickups from the 50s and 60s, AlNiCo magnets in traditional open coil...

  • Active: Yes
  • Wiring: Completely Wired
  • Output: Low
  • Kappe: No
  • Colour: Zebra
  • Position: Bridge, Neck
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