EMG H4A Black

Passive Humbucker Pickup

  • Vintage wound coils with Alnico V bar magnets
  • Offers warmth, fullness and clarity
  • Versatile, powerful pickups that is suitable for almost everything from blues to rock to metal
  • Highly balanced sound with solid bass, pronounced mids and fat heights
  • Neck position
  • Colour: black
  • Incl. EMG solderless installation system: 500k volume potentiometer, 500k tone potentiometer, output jack, two pickup in/ out bus, fixing screws & springs, pickup cables, 2x connection cables, output cable and grounding cable

Further information

Active No
Wiring Completely Wired
Output High
Kappe No
Colour Black
Position Bridge
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Easy to install, great sounding

ISBM, 10.10.2017
Fitted to a cheap LP copy to make it sound a bit more pleasant and bring the guitar back into use. I opted for this and the H4 due to the solderless fitting. It gave it the edge over the competitors for me who at the time was unfamiliar with swapping pickups. It was extremely easy to install and includes 2 pots and all the cables needed making it a good little package!

The sound is good. On a clean channel the tone is soft and warm and when driven it can be used for a decent lead sound. Is it a copy of the active equivalent like the EMG 85? No. It has aspects of that well known active sound but is certainly not quite as hot. I have no regrets for buying it though would probably not go for it again. Very decent and well made, but there's a large market out there and I wouldn't say these are the best. One thing EMG do have in their favour is the look - the matt black box shape that I have seen many complain about. Personally I'm a fan of the design.
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Tasos N, 21.04.2018
Very nice for clean sounds. If you are not into active EMG, this is definitely a very good choice.
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EMG H4A Black
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EMG H4A Black

Passive Humbucker Pickup Vintage wound coils with Alnico V bar magnets, Offers warmth, fullness and clarity, Versatile, powerful pickups that is suitable for almost everything from blues to rock to...

  • Active: No
  • Wiring: Completely Wired
  • Output: High
  • Kappe: No
  • Colour: Black
  • Position: Bridge
EMG H4 Black
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EMG H4 Black

Passive Humbucker Pickups With over wound coils and ceramic magnets, The power of active EMG 81 pickup with the soul of a passive PAF, Produces a balanced sound with tighter bass, transparent mids...

  • Active: No
  • Wiring: 4-Conductor
  • Output: High
  • Kappe: Yes
  • Colour: Black
  • Position: Bridge
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