#1
ok now i got some pickups called quadrail and dual rail, and i was wondering if anyone knows what the k rating is on these or where i can find them. by that i mean like 10k 12k not really sure what its called. thatnks for your time.
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#2
check musicyo.com they should have it- if not email em theyve got really friendly customer service
#3
k thanks
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#4
what is the term fo rthe k rating? lie whats the k mean?
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#5
^ d.c. resistance.

I haven't measured them, but I'm guesing the k-rating on the quad rails is pretty high. like around 20K.
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#6
ok well how is 20 comparable to emg 81?
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#7
It's pretty immaterial - the DC resistance isn't a measure of the pickups power - the output is governed by a whole load of factors, DC resistance being only one of them. The others are number of coils, magnet strength. Also the actual output is dependent on the string vibration, and some pickups are more sensitive to variations in it than others.

Also EMG's have an onboard preamp which means you can't compare them directly with passive pickups in that respect - they're always going to have higher output than passives.
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#8
thanks
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#9
^^ what steve/mark says is correct.

in terms of hotness, I'd say the quadrails are a bit less hot than the 81, but they're still in the "hot/distortion" camp. The Quadrail is noticeably hotter than my Swineshead Warthog, which is a reasonably (but not totally over the top) hot pickup, around 13K.
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