#1
Could someone inform me on the difference between active and passive pickups?
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#2
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Could someone inform me on the difference between active and passive pickups?


Active = battery powered.
#3
active pickups use a mini controller to change and control tone i believe, and needs batteries, while passives run solely on magnetic fields.

correct me if im wrong.
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#4
active usually have much higher outputs
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