The ALX with ABQ EQ/Boost - the new Alexi Laiho signature model- is a newly designed EMG HZ passive model that includes the new ABQ EQ/Boost that features a push (to activate) / pull (to deactivate) control. The custom designed ABQ has a 3 band EQ which can be adjusted for creating different tone settings. In additon, the preamp output can be adjusted as well to add or subtract gain. This pickup and preamp combo meets Alexi?s demands for something unique that includes high gain, solid tone, versatility and clarity to enhance his distinctive style. Now, in one package, a player can get all the reliability and innovation that EMG is renowned for, and all the aggressive guitar tone that Alexi is well known for. The set is available in a Floyd Rose version (F-ALX) and a standard Tuneamatic version (ALX).