EMG 58 Black

Pickup for Electric Guitar

  • Active humbucker
  • Suitable for all positions
  • High-output
  • Classic fat, round sound with a lot of output, similar to a P-90
  • Connections: Solderless
  • Magnet material: AlNiCo / steel
  • Cap colour: Black

Solderless Installation System Included:

  • 2x 25k Volume Poti - Short Shaft 10 mm thread length
  • 25k Tonpoti - Short Shaft 10 mm thread length
  • Battery bus
  • Stereo output jack
  • Two Pickup In/Out Bus
  • Mounting screws and springs
  • Pickup cable
  • 2 Connecting cable
  • Output cable
  • Battery cable

Further Information

Active Yes
Output High
Kappe Yes
Colour Black
Position Bridge

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EMG 81 pickup review
rammstein, 11.02.2014
EMG pickups are the best pickups I have ever used, the EMG 85 always picks up the best tone out of your guitar, also it is the clearest pickup I have ever used I have put this pickup through the dirtiest channel possible and it still retains all of the clarity of when you put it through a clean channel, I don't think i will ever use any other brand of pickup in my life the EMG 81 and EMG 85 are the best pickups for putting through a dirty channel in my opinion, to anyone who is thinking about buying this pickup GET IT!!! i would buy a hundred more if i had the money.
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Metal Standard
Richard936, 09.09.2013
What can you say about the EMG 81 that hasn't been written before, in truth not much. The EMG 81 is the standard metal pick up that all other metal pick ups are measured against and in all fairness they fail to match up the 81.

While the cleans are not the best, the distorted tone is fantastic for all types of metal. Ive used the EMG 81 in various guitars, Jackson's, PRS SE's and Ibanez and I have never failed to get a killer tone out of them.

My current Amp is a H&K Tubemeister 18 Head and with a EMG 81 equipped guitar I can get a real great crunch tone with no hum, which is the bonus of an internal pre amp in the 81.

There is a reason the 81 is on some of the classic metal albums of all time and the user list for the 81 is so long, this pick up slays end of story.

The quick connect system is a really good system but make sure you have space in your control cavities for the 9v Battery. You may find that abit of drilling may be required to get the thick cable down to the new jack socket, I've only found this on Ibanez guitars so far.

The quick connect system is also usable for SD Blackouts, so if your are someone who likes swapping pups there is another reason to get an 81.

Pairs well with an 85 or the 60 in the neck position.
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  • Output: High
  • Kappe: Yes
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  • Position: Bridge
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Active Pickup for Electric Guitars Dual mode humbucker - EMG81X & single coil in one housing, For neck and bridge, Newly developed preamp with open and dynamic sound concept, Colour: Black, Incl....

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