#1
i understand they are quivalent, but is there any other difference aside form being one is passive and other is active?? will the h4 sound EXACTLy the same with 81 or is it a little less output than the 81? thanks
#2
No...IMO, the h4's sound terrible. They won't sound the same, its not possible. Once you understand how active pickups work you'll know why.

But if you like it, buy it.
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#3
Quote by newbie-me
i understand they are quivalent, but is there any other difference aside form being one is passive and other is active?? will the h4 sound EXACTLy the same with 81 or is it a little less output than the 81? thanks


The H4 sounds NOTHING like the 81. The output on them is about a 6k or more difference. The H4 is wretched, awful, shitlike. If you encounter them, RUN! Run like your ass is on fire and the nearest water is a mile away. Actually? Go near the H4 and I'll find out who you are, come to your house and beat you with a rubber dildo out of your sisters room without washing it first.