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A set of two bass pickups with a combo of vintage and new design ideas to deliver classic tone with modern preamp technology.

The EMG JVX set-of-two pickups uses a mixture of old, new, and late-model design ideas and was developed to deliver the classic tone and look of the traditional Jazz Bass. It still maintains the "faded" attack of the offset pole pieces in combination with EMG's lowest-noise preamp. The EMG JVX bass pickup should appeal to the "retro" in you while the coil and electronic design will convince you that this is a replacement pickup to be considered seriously.

The EMG JVX bass pickup and other X-series pickups provide increased headroom, giving the voicing an organic and open tone while still maintaining the clarity and response that EMGs are renowned for. The EMG JAX bass pickups are best described as bridging the gap between passive and active tone.

EMG JVX bass pickup package includes: EMG's exclusive Solderless Install System, a split shaft volume/tone control set, an output jack, a battery clip set, plus screws and springs.

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  • STOP THINKING AND BUY THESE THINGS!

    As reviewed by seneca block on 4/22/2013

    I have tried many different brands of pickups and preamps, but I have come back to emg. I had Emg's in a Modulus and thought it was a little cold sounding,more likely due to the graphite neck, but then I took a chance on these jvx's in my MIJ jazz bass. IF you think these are going to sound "sterile" in your jazz bass, THEY WONT! They are so articulate,clear , warmer then and thought and sensitive to BOTH of your hands. They sound amazing when you slap and pop or use a finger style. What I like about them too is that double stops sound really clear and you hear chorded notes really well too. THese pickups dont get muddy like my stock pickups did. I have never written a review for gear before, but I liked these so much I felt the need to! Highly recommend these pickups, best I've used yet! Ps. the body cavity is crazy tight, but I some how managed to get the screws back on. Totally worth it!

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  • WOW!!!

    As reviewed by Billy Crum on 1/2/2013

    Absolutely the best thing you could ever do to a bass.I had stock active pickups in my sqire jazz bass. These turned it into a beast. What a difference! You cannot go wrong if you purchase these pickups. They will make price bass sound a thousand dollars better.

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  • Great sounding, but not a perfect fit for Jazz basses.

    As reviewed by Roger Gumbs on 10/13/2011

    Ed Friedland has a great review of these pickups on Youtube, and it's one of the reasons why I purchased them. Documented in Ed's review is the difficulty in getting the electronics to fit in a Jazz bass's narrow control cavity. I can attest to this...it was extremely challenging. If you're not dealing with a tradition Jazz cavity, installation would be extremely simple because of EMG's quick connect(solderless) installation. The bass I installed them in was an American Standard Jazz bass, which I modified by adding a battery box, and side jack. Initially I kept it with the volume, volume, tone, and used a 3 hole plate from a '62 Reisse. When played through my Markbass CMD 102P it had a very nice crisp tone, with some punch, and a slight grittiness when digging in. The harmonics were also very nice. I can't say it had the thump that I get from the Dimarzio Model J pickups that I have in my other Jazz, but still a very nice and usable tone. Additionally, unlike a stock Fender/CTS tone pot, which has a tendency to muddy the sound, the EMG tone pot maintained clarity, albeit with the highs rolled off. With that being said, I decided to add a BTC Control (Bass & Treble EQ), while keeping the volume, volume, tone. This really did it for me...I love this bass. Pros: Nice crisp tone, vintage/traditional appearance, quick connect installation Cons: tight fit in traditional jazz cavity

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