EMG808x, sounding pretty dull.
Hi, I have recently gotten EMG808xs installed in my RGA8 but am not content with the sound. I have EMG707s in a different guitar and I read that the X-Series was sort of lower output. Well, when I got home and plugged the guitar in, it seems like too low output. The distorted tones I had for the guitar with 707s sound like anus on the 808xs. It just seems like its dull. For example, just palm muting the an open E power chord on the 707 guitar sounds... well nice. Then on the RGA8, the palm muting drastically dulls the sound (Kind of hard to explain).
The pickups were wired by a professional at a local store so I thought that wasnt the problem, and the guitar has already been restrung. The RGA8 is Mahogany while the guitar with 707s is alder. I know that makes a difference, but I didn't think it would be that big of one.
Has anyone had any similar results with X series EMGs? I am baffled and frustrated.