Punchy mids and crisp bottom-end give this Alnico V powered humbucker a distinctive blues-rock character with great attack.
The moderate output of the Emerald humbucker allows for a more open and clear high-end compared to hotter pickups especially when used with high amounts of preamp gain. Plain enamel hand-wound coils keep the bottom-end tight and controlled while maintaining presence in the highs with excellent pick articulation and sweet harmonics. Clean tones are tight and percussive with a clean edge to the front of each note.
When used with overdrive the Emerald will saturate really well, never sounding dark or losing definition, producing a hard-hitting crunch tone.
Available in all our open coil and covered custom finishes.
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Published on 1 Aug 2016
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Blues Rock, Garage, Punk, Grunge, Alternative, Classic Rock, Heavy Rock and even progressive Shred.
Equally at home on any solid-body guitar or any guitar requiring a fuller tone while maintaining a very open high-end.
- Position: Bridge
- DC Resistance: 12.7 kΩ
- Magnet: Alnico 5
- Position: Neck
- DC Resistance: 9.6 kΩ
- Magnet: Alnico 4
Emerald humbucker options
- Available in 6, 7, 8 String.
- Individual bridge, neck or calibrated bridge & neck set.
- Standard or wide space bridge.
- Vintage long leg (1/2") or modern short leg (1/4").
- Braided 2 conductor or 4 conductor hookup.
- Bobbin colours: Available in all our custom open humbucker colours
- Covers: Available in all of our custom covered finishes.