hello metal heads, im buying new pickups for my guitar. I'm getting the KFK EMGs. I have an Ibanez RG 5ex1. It has 2 humbuckers and one single coil. I was wondering what i should do with that single coil. I dont' know much about pickups so please enlighten me.
First, you'll need new pots for tone and volume (does the KFK set come with them?) because active and passive pickups use different ones, 500k for passive and 25k for active I think. Because of this, you cannot have the single coil in the same circuit as the EMGs. This means either you have two isolated circuits (one for the EMGs and one for the single coil, not sure how you would do this exactly) or not have the single coil work in the guitar. Another option is to get an EMG SA pickup which is also active and would work fine in the newly re-wired for active pickup circuit you will have.

To simplify, just buy an EMG SA pickup and have a tech install all three at the same time.
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