The EMG 85 is one of EMG's first pickups and is the slightly more sophisticated and well rounded half of its famous twin, the 81. It's been used by a huge number of the biggest names in metal and rock for decades. The Alnico V magnets matched with the active circuitry make it perfect for heavy rhythm work.
The EMG DG20 prewired pickguard features the same setup that David Gilmour uses. Three SA pickups in ivory, an EGX guitar expander for tonal girth and an SPC presence control to enhance the Strat earthiness, all prewired onto a custom 11-hole white pearl pickguard with white knobs.If it's David Gilmours tone you want, why look any further?
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The Zakk Wylde 81/85 set comes with both pickups and long shaft volume and tone controls for installation into Les Paul and similar styled guitars. Classic, aggressive tone and sustain are what defines Zakk's tone and the 81/85 set are at the heart of his sound.