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EMG MM5-TW Active 5-String Bass Pickup
EMG MM5-TW Active 5-String Bass Pickup Back
EMG MM5-TW Active 5-String Bass Pickup
EMG MM5-TW Active 5-String Bass Pickup
EMG MM5-TW Active 5-String Bass Pickup
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The "Twin" version of EMG’s Music Man Bass replacement is known as the MMTW. Based on EMG’s our triple coil 89 Guitar Pickup the MMTW is two pickups in one, single-coil and dual-coil, and both are totally noiseless. The MMTW uses EMG’s popular ceramic and steel design for a nice transparent, not abusive high end along with a low-end that is just plain thunderous. Similar to our MMCS the TW has wide spread bobbins (1 inch) combined with a large coil surface area that gives the MMTW a most amazing bass tone. The single coil pickup is the same as the Jazz Bass (J) Pickup, strong in mid-range. This is the perfect pickup if you're planning on building a bass with only one pickup in the sweet spot. The MMTW comes with a push-pull pot that can be used as either a volume or tone control.

Package Includes:
  • EMG's exclusive Quik-Connect™ cable
  • Prewired solid shaft volume/tone control set
  • Output jack
  • Battery clip set
  • Adjustment screws

Important Installation Notes:
  • We always recommend taking your bass to a professional for pickup installation. While most EMG pickups are an exact direct-replacement, some routing of the pickup cavities may be required for proper installation depending on your application.
  • Check your manufacturer's warranty before installing pickups. Installing aftermarket pickups may void your manufacturer's warranty.
  • Only one battery is required for the pickups, and any active accessories such as the BTC, BTS, BQC, VMC, B30, and B64 equalizers. Two batteries wired in series for 18 volts is recommended for bass to increase headroom and enhance performance.
  • Use an Alkaline or Lithium battery for longest life.
  • The controls included with EMG Systems are 25K Ohm, Audio Taper. This value of control is required for the system to work correctly.
  • When installing EMG Pickups, DO NOT reconnect the bridge ground wire. This wire is usually soldered to a volume or tone control casing and goes to the bridge. This wire grounds the strings and uses them and your body as a shield against hum and buzz. It also creates a shock hazard. EMG Pickups are shielded internally and DO NOT require string grounding. This greatly reduces the possibility of reverse polarity shock from microphones and other equipment.
  • EMG Active Pickups have very little magnetism compared to passive pickups. We recommend you adjust the pickups as close to the strings as possible. Sustain and string movement will not be inhibited by close adjustment.
  • If your installation is different from the diagrams in the included instructions or you need additional diagrams, visit EMG's website, www.emgpickups.com, for a complete listing of available diagrams.
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