#1
hey guys im wondering some people say to have emg's really close to the strings but i find that it really gives the guitar a too-distorted sound. is it better to have them closer to the strings or further away ? thanks
#2
personal pref man
cons of close = muddy sound
cons of far = loss of volume
gotta find a balance that works for you!
#3
The internal pre-amp compensates, so it is best to have them as close as possible, without touching the strings of course. It says on their website.

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#4
If the sound is too distorted, turn back your amp's gain.
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