Our Phase II sized 5-string active neck soapbar gives a Hi-Fi tone and monster attack.
The ASB2 is similar to our original ASB soapbar pickups but with some extra fire inside. The EQ of this pickup has been shifted to deliver heightened mid range and a slightly harder attack, without being harsh. There is an overall hi-fi tone and the response gives you razor sharp detail in the lowest of lows and highest of highs. Every note is precise and super-tight, which is paramount to intricate playing styles, or when using overdrive or gain in your signal chain. The internal split-blade design underneath the cover to allow for the best string-to-string balance of any soapbar.This pickup is a direct replacement for any EMG 40 sized pickup slot. Many players combine the ASB2 pickups with our 2 or 3 band EQ Tone Circuit preamps to add sophisticated EQ sculpting. Battery life is approximately 1,000 continuous hours per set and we include all necessary mounting and wiring hardware.