EMG James Hetfield JH "HET" Active Guitar Pickup Set (Chrome Caps)
“...We have to make something unique and historic... It’s stealth, it’s sleek, it’s fast looking…”
In early 2009, James Hetfield contacted EMG Pickups president Rob Turner and presented him with a challenge: to create a “stealth” looking set that captures the clarity and punch of a passive pickup and still retains the legendary active tone that molded a generation.
Now available in EMG Metal Works Chrome with EMG’s Solderless Installation System components, the JH Set consists of the JH-N (neck) and the JH-B (bridge). Both pickups were patterned after the pickups James has used for 30 years but the end result was a completely different animal. The JH-N has individual ceramic poles and bobbins that feature a larger core and are taller than the 60. This produces more attack, higher output, and fuller low end in the neck position. The JH-B uses the same type of core but has steel pole pieces, unlike the 81 that uses bar magnets. This produces the familiar tight attack with less inductance for a cleaner low end.
Metal Works produced the stainless steel cap Chrome cap here in the USA for a modern classic look.
In the Box: EMG's exclusive Solderless Install System
EMG Pickups are designed to provide a solderless installation (in some cases this may not be possible). A color instruction sheet is included with each set.
EMG Pickups s are warranted for a period of two years. See your installation booklet for details.
Beware unauthorized sales! Your warranty is valid ONLY when your pickups and accessories are sold by authorized EMG Dealers. The warranty is not transferable.
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