This EMG 57 is a PAF type electric guitar pickup with Alnico V magnets. Designed with Vintage in mind, but modern execution, the EMG57 has unique character thanks to the active electronics and careful voicing. Best in the bridge, EMG's easy-installation system means you don't need to be an expert to get great tone.
Here's what EMG say about the EMG 57 Active Electric Guitar Pickup
A true original, the 57 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. Designed and voiced specifically for the bridge position, the 57 comes in EMG’s exclusive brushed steel cap giving it a sleek modern look that compliments any instrument.
In the box
- EMG's exclusive solderless install system
- Split shaft volume/tone control set
- Output Jack
- Battery Clip Set
- Screw & springs