EMG Retro Active Hot 70 Electric Guitar Pickup Set

Utilizing ceramic magnets in the bridge and Alnico 5 in the neck, this EMG Retro Active Hot 70 pickup set slings tone akin to late '70s Van Halen and ZZ Top.

The EMG Retro Active Hot 70 set utilizes ceramic magnets in the bridge and alnico 5 in the neck producing high output Van Halen and ZZ top like tone of the late 70's. This traditional open coil design set has a vintage look that players love. Each pickup is outfitted with a uniquely voiced plug-in FET preamp giving you low-impedance output while alleviating virtually all noise, hum and buzz common in passive pickups. The outputs are voiced to give you an even volume between the neck and bridge for smooth pickup transitions. This powerful pickup set is available in black, zebra and black/red zebra. The Hot 70 set delivers all the passive feel and dynamic response of traditional passive humbuckers combined with all the advantages of active technology. Complete versatility is at your fingertips from the biggest rock tones to the sweetest cleans and everything between. The past has never sounded so good.

Note: This pickup is the short shaft version.
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- Neck Pickup: RA-350A
- Bridge Pickup: RA-370C
- Neck Magnet Type: Alnico 5
- Neck Resonant Frequency (KHz): 3.0
- Neck Output Voltage (String): 4.50
- Neck Output Voltage Max (Strum): 8.0
- Neck Output Noise (60 Hz): -106
- Neck Output Impedance (Kohm): 3.1
- Bridge Magnet Type: Ceramic
- Bridge Resonant Frequency (KHz): 2.33
- Bridge Output Voltage (String): 4.0
- Bridge Output Voltage Max (Strum): 8.0
- Bridge Output Noise (60 Hz): -96
- Bridge Output Impedance (Kohm): 3.1
- Set Current @9V (Microamps): 350
- Set Battery Life (Hours): 1400
- Set Maximum Supply (Volts DC): 27
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Shipping Weight: 1 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 8 x 5 x 2 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 5971.00

For support or warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer:
Phone: 707-525-9941

Reviewers gave this product an overall rating of 5 out of 5 stars. (2 ratings)
Submitted August 20, 2020 by a customer from gmail.com

"A breath of fresh air!!!"

Overall: 5 out of 5 stars
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I have the Schecter Sun Valley Super Shredder which was bought from zZounds of course. These pickups come stock in this model. I'm a high gain distortion freak and I lean heavily towards the Seymour Duncan TB6 and TB4 humbuckers in my guitars. I've always shied away from active pickups and never really gave EMG a chance. I plugged in and played through my high gain rig and I was blown away by what was coming out of my amp. Basically, these EMG 70 pickups clean everything up and kind of compressed the sound. Almost like I was running a compressor and a noise gate. Not a radical effect, but very subtle. These pickups can chug and get that metal all day long, but with clarity. That being said, if you want versatility you got it with these pickups. The clean sound amazing. Very tight and crisp sounding. I'm impressed and I am leaning toward installing these EMG 70s in my Explorer. I bet these would sound killer in my LP and Explorer. Great pickups. Plus, zZounds is the best on the net and have amazing customer service.
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