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85X Humbucker Pickup
by EMG


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The EMG 85X Humbucker tweaks the standard 85 with their X Series preamp for more headroom, clarity and dynamic range. 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. Normally used in the neck position it also sounds great as a bridge humbucker thanks to its exceptional smoothness and soul. The EMG 85X pickup features their solderless system for quick and easy installation, it comes with everything you need including a 25k volume pot, active tone control, stereo output jack, battery connector and all required connector wires.


X Series preamp for more headroom, clarity and dynamic range
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 2 kΩ
Resonant Frequency 1.91 kHz
Magnet Type Alnico V
Manufacturer Part Number EMG-85-X Black
UPC-A 654330101540

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