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A bridge pickup made for today's player, no matter the style or genre.
A true original, the 57-B is a bridge pickup designed for today’s player regardless of style or genre. The unique combination of Alnico V magnets and steel pole pieces evoke an unmistakably PAF-like quality in its tone. The active attributes provide the headroom and punch necessary to deliver unparalleled definition and presence. Voiced specifically for the bridge position, the 57-B comes in EMG’s exclusive brushed stainless steel cap giving it a sleek modern look that compliments any instrument.
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Comments about EMG 57-B Humbucker Guitar Bridge Pickup:
My review will be pretty limited. I used this to replace an EMG 81 in the bridge of my gibson sg. I use this position for metal. My EVH 5153 mini stack does not have a lot of booming bottom end, and my 81 sounded thin on this amp compared to other pickups. My experience refers to heavy riffing under high gain on channel 3. The 57 was a plug n play swap, and was instantly recognizably different. Much more testicular fortitude, yet retains the compressed tone and quick attack that emgs do so naturally.
My take in short, it sounds like an 81 with beef added. Exactly what I was looking for.
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