Purchased import with his counterpart 57-B, this microphone is designed to be placed only in the neck position, where N its benchmark, meaning neck.
With magnet Alnico-V and ceramic pads, it has many active micro qualities.
Put in my Gibson Les Paul to replace a 85, I do not regret my choice.
Accurate, does not bleed and especially creamy.
Thanks to him, it is possible to address all styles, from jazz to heavy metal that task ..
It responds very well to the nuances of tone and volume, making it future reference I think! In fact it sounds very passive in terms of character, sound approach to Slash or Gary Moore is well within reach, this is totally awesome!
Associated with B-57, we are left with a guitar "Swiss knife", capable of almost anything, but especially very good ..
Revolution in EMG, this pair of microphones found its followers in both vintage and modern, as they are deadly precision, but with a neutral sturdy and strong character, like 81 per excellence .
Try to adopt it, I would have warned you!
Passive, power and silence of the active character ..