#1
Once I've got my new amp, the next thing I'll be looking at is new pickups (not for a long time though). I play metal mostly, and have heard good things about the Seymour Duncan Blackouts. However, I have an Ibanez s470 (lightweight, mahogany body) guitar, which has a middle single coil. Can anyone suggest a good single coil to compliment the blackouts (not sure if they make one/heard bad things about active singles).

I'm open to a variety of ideas, as I'm in no hurry to get these pickups as I'm not made of money and need the new amp first.

Thanks
#2
An EMG SA
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#3
Maybe a set of Lace Sensor Reds. Being passives, idk if u can wire em with the Blackouts easily. The only alternitave is EMG SA singles, and idk much about those.
#4
oh right. Thanks guys, I'll look into those in the future.
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#7
I know SD Blackouts are 9-volt, while SD Livewires are 18-volts. If you went for the Livewires (Classic or Metal), you could get the Livewire single coil (Classic or Hot) and that would work.
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#10
Quote by Mittani
Wait a minute, is there room for batteries in the thin-bodied S?


It's not as thin as you'd think, it's only the edges that are thin.
Your sustain still suffers though
#11
It's ****en' thin

But seriously, I've heard quite a few guys saying you'd have to use external (like in a pedal) batteries for S guitars. If anyone here has tried, please inform us

Quote by Punk_Ninja
It's not as thin as you'd think, it's only the edges that are thin.
Your sustain still suffers though
#12
^Thats bollocks. Lol, sorry for the harshness.

Someone here before mentioned they would like to power thier EMG pickups from a unit on the floor....that would require custom built cables, as well as a far-from-standard jack socket on the guitar.
As far as I know, im pretty sure theres enough space in the S series cavites for batteries.
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#13
The body on the S is the same thickness at the pickups as most guitars, it's just the edges that are thin.
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Sigma DMC-15E
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KRK RP6 G2's
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