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EMG EXG Guitar Expander EQ Knob  

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      The EMG EXG Guitar Expander is an EQ knob that delivers tone flexibility to your fingertips. The frequency response of the EXG is similar to normal guitar amp equalization. The lows and highs are boosted while the midrange is dipped out. The EXG is great for creating a fuller tone that doesn't get muddy, while keeping it clean and clear, letting your guitar stand out in the mix.

      EMG includes an output jack and battery clip set with the EXG Guitar Expander EQ Knob.


       

      EXG Guitar Expander EQ Knob Specifications:

      • Noise (dBV): -117
      • Output Impedance (Kohm): 2
      • Current (Microamps): 410
      • Battery Life (Hours): 600
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      EMGEXG Guitar Expander EQ Knob
       
      2.3

      (based on 6 reviews)

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      (7 of 8 customers found this review helpful)

       
      1.0

      Negative Reviews From Humbucker Users - READ!

      By Tim Sterling

      from Pittsburgh, PA

      Comments about EMG EXG Guitar Expander EQ Knob:

      I have used this product on a MIM Strat with EMG SV pickups, and I cannot say enough good things about it. While I agree with the masses that say it muddies your tone up on a humbucker-equipped guitar, I have to say that it really is a great product when used in a clean rig or with guitars that have single coils. Musicians Friend and EMG both need to state on their websites that this product is mainly for those using single coils. However, Musicians Friend being the wonderful company they are, you can always send it back for a refund if you don't ike it.
      I'm sure you'll see a lot of negative reviews about the EXG circuit. As you'll notice, they are all from players using humbuckers. Unfortunately, both Musician's Friend AND the EMG website do not state in the specs that this circuit was mainly designed for single coil pickups (both active and passive). Yes, if you use humbuckers, using the EXG on anything other than a clean channel will mud up your sound. But if you're using single coils, you will notice a DRASTICALLY greater change in tone and response. It is also very pick-sensitive to the dynamics of your playing. The mids are scooped out a bit, the lows are more prominent, and the trebles are sparkly clear, almost crystalline. This is the magic mojo for a Strat or Tele, but unless you primarily play with a clean tone, skip the EXG if you're a humbucker user.
      A very high-quality addition to your guitar, made with top-grade components.
      Depends on if you do your homework...as I've stated, this will really do wonders for a Strat or Tele, but if you play heavy music, you might wanna skip this one. If you use it for how it's intended, though, you will really be amazed at the tonal difference.

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      (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      for rhythm playing

      Comments about EMG EXG Guitar Expander EQ Knob:

      This unit is great for cutting single coil picking. I use it on a Tele. Will buy another to make my mex strat sound like my Clapton strat

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      (1 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

       
      2.0

      EMG EXG Guitar Expander EQ Knob

      By JoshTheMetalMan

      from Sydney, Australia

      Comments about EMG EXG Guitar Expander EQ Knob:

      I own 12 guitars and have installed EMG AB AfterBurner in 3 of them. I just LOVE the AfterBurner, so I thought I should try something else and got the EMG EXG Guitar Expander EQ Knob. It made my ESP KH-2 sound worse than $100 cheapo in a way that lows were muddier and highs were painfully harsh. Got rid of it after 1 day.

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      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      2.0

      Use only for cleans

      By Purelojik

      from Newport Beach, California

      Comments about EMG EXG Guitar Expander EQ Knob:

      If your suffering from the EMG 81-85 really bad clean dillemma, then buy this and use it only when your on your clean channel. it makes it sound quite wonderful. but as the other reviews say...it will mud out your distortion.

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      (1 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

       
      2.0

      Yeah, not so great.

      By bluesrefugee

      from Backwoods of western KY

      Comments about EMG EXG Guitar Expander EQ Knob:

      Used this unit on an LP style guitar with 81TW & 89R pickups. It makes the lows muddy, and the highs are ear-splitting. Totally poor sound with this thing activated. I think it even messes up the sound when rolled completely back. I love EMG pickups & have installed them in several of my guitars. They are lightyears ahead of the competition with their solderless install system, which is the most versatile on the market. But I don't know what they were thinking when they designed this piece of junk. If you want to spend some money and make your guitar sound like garbage, go right ahead. If not, save yourself 50 bucks and don't make the same mistake I did.

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      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      2.0

      Not Good

      Comments about EMG EXG Guitar Expander EQ Knob:

      This active tone knob introduces a mid "cut" that centers around 1000 Hz. The "cut" should occur between 250 Hz and 700 Hz instead.When activated, the sound has too much bass.The treble increases nicely though.I was using this with an EMG 81x and an EMG 60x.I regret purchasing this item.

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