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85 Humbucker Pickup
by EMG


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Ships to 103 countries worldwide



The EMG 85 humbucker is the slightly more sophisticated and well-rounded half of the 81 model, it is a powerful guitar pickup with exceptional tone and versatility. It uses Alnico V magnets and close aperture coils to provide a muscular growl and smooth lead tones enabling you to play everything from the blues to the most extreme metal. Famed for its use in the neck position it also sounds great as a bridge humbucker thanks to its exceptional smoothness and soul. The EMG 85 pickup features their solderless system for quick and easy installation, it comes with everything you need including a 25k volume and a 25k tone pot, stereo output jack, battery connector and all required connector wires (pickups can be soldered if required).


Muscular growl and smooth lead tones, traditionally used in the neck position
Vacuum sealed in epoxy to reduce microphonic feedback and increase durability
Solderless system is quick and easy to install (all required parts included)
Active pickup requires 9V battery (over 3000 hours playing time from a 9V battery)
Made in the USA
2 Year warranty

Tech specs

DC Resistance 10 kΩ
Resonant Frequency 1.87 kHz
Magnet Type Alnico V
Manufacturer Part Number EMG85 Black
UPC-A 654330100161

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