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EMG 60-X Active Humbucker Pickup WHITE 

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  • EMG's exclusive Solderless Quik-Connect system Includes:
  • Split shaft volume/active tone control set
  • Output jack
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      Offers increased headroom with an organic and open tone while maintaining the clarity and response that EMG's are renowned for.

      The EMG 60-X Active Humbucker Pickup packs plenty of output with a balance of tones that is classic-thick. Featuring close aperture coils loaded with ceramic magnets and powered by a newly designed preamp, this model's tonal characteristics provide full treble response for distinct single-note solos and buttery harmonic overtones that will add some serious meat to your playing. Traditionally used in the rhythm position for everything from clean bluesy tones to hard rocking crunchiness, give this replacement pickup a try and experience why the "X" factor is exciting players all around the world.

      The humbucker package includes: EMG's exclusive solderless Quik-Connect system; split shaft volume/active tone control set, output jack, battery clip set, screws & springs.

      Features
      • EMG's exclusive Solderless Quik-Connect system Includes:
      • Split shaft volume/active tone control set
      • Output jack
      • Battery clip set
      • Screws & springs

      Take your guitar tone over the top! Order today.

       

      60-X Active Humbucker Pickup Specifications:

      • Logo Color: Grey
      • Magnet Type: Ceramic
      • Resonant Frequency (kHz): 2.28
      • Output Voltage (String): 3.00
      • Output Voltage (Strum): 8.00
      • Output Noise (60Hz): -107
      • Output Impedance (Kohm): 2.00
      • Current @9V (Microamps): 80
      • Battery Life (Hours): 3000
      • Maximum Supply (Volts DC): 27
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      EMG60-X Active Humbucker Pickup
       
      4.3

      (based on 4 reviews)

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      2.0

      Good for leads, a muddy mess for rhythm

      By Sofly907

      from Anchorage, AK

      About Me Experienced

      Pros

      • Good Tone Above 5th Fret
      • Looks Cool

      Cons

      • Worthless For Rhythm

      Best Uses

        Comments about EMG 60-X Active Humbucker Pickup:

        I bought this pickup to put in the neck position of my LP. Don't get me wrong, I like EMG and this pickup sounds great...but only above the 5th fret or so when playing with any overdrive/distortion. Below that the tone becomes a muddy noisey mess and is basically worthless for rhythm playing. This is not just my opinion, it is often the first comment I get from people who hear me attempt to play rhythm on the EMG 60x. I own numerous other guitars with active pickups; so I am aware that as the battery dies in an active pick up, the tone tends to get fuzzier. So for the record I have tried it with a fresh battery and the problem persists. The EMG 89XR in the bridge position has no tone problems and sounds amazing, I'm thinking about replacing the 60x with an 81x or even another 89x. EMG got close with this one, but BUYER BEWARE of the 60x and its fuzzy/muddy tone as a neck pickup.

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        5.0

        EMG For Life!

        By Tyler N.

        from soldotna, AK

        About Me Experienced

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Functional
        • Good Quality
        • Improves Sound

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about EMG 60-X Active Humbucker Pickup:

            Stellar sounding pickup. Dropped this in the neck position of one of my Les Paul Supreme's. I really love the sound of it. Smooth, silky, pristine. Sounds great through both lead and clean channels. The X series is great! They clean up nice like a passive when you roll of the volume. I'd be curious to try it in a bridge position. EMG rules.

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            5.0

            EMG 60-X

            By Tunde Kuponiyi

            from South Jersey

            Comments about EMG 60-X Active Humbucker Pickup:

            I play blues, R&B, metal and rock. I will not lie to you, this pickup is a very good one. This is my first EMG pickup so I cannot give a comparison to the older EMG 60, but I can tell you that this has a good clean tone (when the volume and tone is rolled back). Overdriven, this pickup still maintains its clarity while still having that nice, warm tone (think a more modern Warren Haynes tone).
            Extremely satisfied with the overdriven sound, and even more satisfied with the clean tones. Now you do have to roll back the volume and tone to get a clean tone. I have a bugera 6262 and I get pretty damn good clean tones, (not those metallica "cleans", I'm talking Isley Brothers type cleans). You have to pick/strum lightly though. I am very happy with the quality and I recommend this neck pickup.
            Kinda pricey for just one pickup, but oh well. I'm not complaining.

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            5.0

            Great replacement pickup!

            By Teletwist

            from Olathe, KS

            Comments about EMG 60-X Active Humbucker Pickup:

            I went out and grabbed one of these when I couldn't get much variety out of my ESP LTD Viper 400's stock configuration.It had dual EMG 81s, I replaced the neck p/u with this one - what a difference! The 60-X has a warm, velvety clean tone and has just the right amount of punch and texture when overdriven.If you already have EMGs in your axe the update is a snap; there is a solderless connector - just unplug the old and plug in the new. Then adjust the height to your desired tone/volume, and play away!

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