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EMG SPC Strat Presence Control Knob  

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      Fatter, louder tones with single-coil pickups; ultra-fat tone when used with humbuckers!

      The EMG SPC or "Strat Presence Control" is a presence control knob that is often called the fat control. The original intent of the SPC was to turn the tone of a single-coil pickup into that of a dual-coil. This is accomplished by boosting the gain in a broad mid-band fashion and reducing the highs. The result is a fatter, louder tone from any single coil pickup, but you can also use the EMG SPC on a humbucker pickup to give you a high output, really fat tone that's great for slide guitar.

      EMG includes an output jack and battery clip set with the SPC control knob.


       

      SPC Strat Presence Control Knob Specifications:

      • Noise (dBV): -117
      • Output Impedance (Kohm): 2
      • Current (Microamps): 270
      • Battery Life (Hours): 925
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      EMGSPC Strat Presence Control Knob
       
      5.0

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      5.0

      Works with Passive and Active Pickups

      By Noone

      from Albuquerque, NM

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      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Better Sound Control

        Comments about EMG SPC Strat Presence Control Knob:

        This is the third SPC that I have ordered. Since it works with both passive and active pickups, it is highly functional. There is a 9 volt battery involved, which needs to be remembered. It draws very little from the battery, which is a good point when used with active pickups. Seems to "fatten" the sound quality, and gives better control for achieving this. This is often overlooked, especially on high value instruments. Easy to install, for those who are able to do their own soldering. A bit "pricey" if installed on a less expensive guitar, although it should be a consideration if upgrading the pickups and electronics on an instrument like a Fender Standard Strat, as in "Made In Mexico."

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        5.0

        Often overlooked guitar accessory

        By guitarclif

        from K.C.Ks.

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        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Functional
        • Good Quality
        • Great Buffer
        • Improves Sound
        • Works With All Pickups

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • As A Line Buffer
          • As A Slight Fat Boost

          Comments about EMG SPC Strat Presence Control Knob:

          Great addition to any electric instrument, even acoustic electric. Compatible with active or passive pickups. Low noise and little battery drain.

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