Best Schecter Guitars With EMG 85 Pickups in 2024

Here you'll find the best Schecter guitars with EMG 85 pickups.

After comparing the 2000+ guitars in our database, these are the best scoring ones with these characteristics. You can use our filters to the left to narrow down these results, or click on "Compare" to get a deep comparison between them. Our automated scoring system takes into account the ratings from ours users who own the guitar, and dozens of parameters to determine the build quality, playability, pickups quality, value for money, and more.

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1. Schecter Cesar Soto E-1

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Schecter Cesar Soto E-1
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Playability 83
Sound 76
Build quality 64
Value for money 74
Overall Score 74

What our users think

  • Neck profile shape: C (45 votes)
  • Neck speed (thickness): Fast (40 votes)
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  • 4 Prices - New from $1,149 >
  • From Schecter's 2021 Artist series
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 6 strings
  • 24.6"'' scale
  • 14" Fretboard Radius
  • Mahogany body
  • Mahogany 3-pc neck
  • Ebony fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: EMG 85 (Humbucker/Active)
  • 1 volume and 0 tone Dome knobs
  • TonePros T3BT Tune-O-Matic w/T1Z Tailpiece bridge
  • Thin C Set neck
  • 22 Jumbo frets
  • Schecter Locking tuners
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  • 4 Prices - New from $1,149 >
  • From Schecter's 2021 Artist series
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 6 strings
  • 24.6"'' scale
  • 14" Fretboard Radius
  • Mahogany body
  • Mahogany 3-pc neck
  • Ebony fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: EMG 85 (Humbucker/Active)
  • 1 volume and 0 tone Dome knobs
  • TonePros T3BT Tune-O-Matic w/T1Z Tailpiece bridge
  • Thin C Set neck
  • 22 Jumbo frets
  • Schecter Locking tuners
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Strengths & Weaknesses
Schecter Cesar Soto E-1
  • Locking Tuners
  • Expensive Wood
  • Black Tusq XL Nut
  • Top Brand Pickups
  • Luminescent Inlay
  • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
  • Made in Indonesia
  • No Neck-Through Build
  • No Push Knob or Extra Switch Option
  • No Weight Relief
  • No Tremolo
  • No Compound Radius Fretboard
  • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
  • No Strap Lock

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2. Schecter Tommy Victor Devil-FR

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Schecter Tommy Victor Devil-FR
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Playability 77
Sound 79
Build quality 62
Value for money 78
Overall Score 73

What our users think

  • Neck profile shape: C (45 votes)
  • Neck speed (thickness): Fast (40 votes)
  • Pickups noise: Noiseless (9 votes)
  • Pickups power: Clean (5 votes)
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  • 1 Prices - New from $1,199 >
  • From Schecter's 2011 Artist series
  • Made in South Korea
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 16" Fretboard Radius
  • Mahogany body
  • Mahogany 3-pc neck
  • Ebony fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: EMG 81 (Humbucker/Active)
  • Neck pickup: EMG 85 (Humbucker/Active)
  • 2 volume and 1 tone Dome knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • Floyd Rose 1500 Series bridge
  • Thin C Set neck
  • 24 XL Jumbo frets
  • Grover tuners
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  • 1 Prices - New from $1,199 >
  • From Schecter's 2011 Artist series
  • Made in South Korea
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 16" Fretboard Radius
  • Mahogany body
  • Mahogany 3-pc neck
  • Ebony fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: EMG 81 (Humbucker/Active)
  • Neck pickup: EMG 85 (Humbucker/Active)
  • 2 volume and 1 tone Dome knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • Floyd Rose 1500 Series bridge
  • Thin C Set neck
  • 24 XL Jumbo frets
  • Grover tuners
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Strengths & Weaknesses
Schecter Tommy Victor Devil-FR
  • Expensive Wood
  • Locking Nut
  • Top Brand Pickups
  • Tremolo
  • Retainer Bar
  • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
  • No Locking Tuners
  • Made in South Korea
  • No Neck-Through Build
  • No Push Knob or Extra Switch Option
  • No Weight Relief
  • No Luminescent Inlay
  • No Compound Radius Fretboard
  • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
  • No Strap Lock

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3. Schecter Jake Pitts E-1 FR

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Schecter Jake Pitts E-1 FR
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Playability 77
Sound 79
Build quality 64
Value for money 73
Overall Score 73

What our users think

  • Neck profile shape: C (16 votes)
  • Neck speed (thickness): Fast (13 votes)
  • Pickups noise: Noiseless (9 votes)
  • Pickups power: Clean (5 votes)
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  • 2 Prices - New from $1,649 >
  • From Schecter's 2017 Artist series
  • Made in South Korea
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 14" Fretboard Radius
  • Mahogany body
  • Maple 3-pc w/ Carbon Fiber Reinforcement Rods neck
  • Ebony fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: EMG 81 (Humbucker/Active)
  • Neck pickup: EMG 85 (Humbucker/Active)
  • 1 volume and 1 tone Dome knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • Floyd Rose 1500 Series bridge
  • Ultra Thin C Set neck
  • 24 XL Jumbo frets
  • Grover Rotomatic 18:1 tuners
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  • 2 Prices - New from $1,649 >
  • From Schecter's 2017 Artist series
  • Made in South Korea
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 14" Fretboard Radius
  • Mahogany body
  • Maple 3-pc w/ Carbon Fiber Reinforcement Rods neck
  • Ebony fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: EMG 81 (Humbucker/Active)
  • Neck pickup: EMG 85 (Humbucker/Active)
  • 1 volume and 1 tone Dome knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • Floyd Rose 1500 Series bridge
  • Ultra Thin C Set neck
  • 24 XL Jumbo frets
  • Grover Rotomatic 18:1 tuners
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Strengths & Weaknesses
Schecter Jake Pitts E-1 FR
  • Expensive Wood
  • Locking Nut
  • Top Brand Pickups
  • Tremolo
  • Retainer Bar
  • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
  • No Locking Tuners
  • Made in South Korea
  • No Neck-Through Build
  • No Push Knob or Extra Switch Option
  • No Weight Relief
  • No Luminescent Inlay
  • No Compound Radius Fretboard
  • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
  • No Strap Lock

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4. Schecter Damien Platinum-6 FR

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Schecter Damien Platinum-6 FR
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Playability 77
Sound 79
Build quality 62
Value for money 78
Overall Score 73

What our users think

  • Neck profile shape: C (45 votes)
  • Neck speed (thickness): Fast (40 votes)
  • Pickups noise: Noiseless (9 votes)
  • Pickups power: Clean (5 votes)
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  • 4 Prices - New from $849 >
  • From Schecter's 2015 Damien series
  • Made in South Korea
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 14" Fretboard Radius
  • Mahogany body
  • Maple 3-pc neck
  • Rosewood fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: EMG 81 (Humbucker/Active)
  • Neck pickup: EMG 85 (Humbucker/Active)
  • 1 volume and 1 tone Dome knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • Floyd Rose Special bridge
  • Thin C Set neck
  • 24 XL Jumbo frets
  • Grover tuners
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  • 4 Prices - New from $849 >
  • From Schecter's 2015 Damien series
  • Made in South Korea
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 14" Fretboard Radius
  • Mahogany body
  • Maple 3-pc neck
  • Rosewood fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: EMG 81 (Humbucker/Active)
  • Neck pickup: EMG 85 (Humbucker/Active)
  • 1 volume and 1 tone Dome knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • Floyd Rose Special bridge
  • Thin C Set neck
  • 24 XL Jumbo frets
  • Grover tuners
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Strengths & Weaknesses
Schecter Damien Platinum-6 FR
  • Expensive Wood
  • Locking Nut
  • Top Brand Pickups
  • Tremolo
  • Retainer Bar
  • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
  • No Locking Tuners
  • Made in South Korea
  • No Neck-Through Build
  • No Push Knob or Extra Switch Option
  • No Weight Relief
  • No Luminescent Inlay
  • No Compound Radius Fretboard
  • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
  • No Strap Lock

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5. Schecter Damien Platinum-6

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Schecter Damien Platinum-6
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Playability 78
Sound 74
Build quality 60
Value for money 76
Overall Score 71

What our users think

  • Neck profile shape: C (45 votes)
  • Neck speed (thickness): Fast (40 votes)
  • Pickups noise: Noiseless (9 votes)
  • Pickups power: Clean (5 votes)
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  • 4 Prices - New from $749 >
  • From Schecter's 2015 Damien series
  • Made in South Korea
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 14" Fretboard Radius
  • Mahogany body
  • Maple 3-pc neck
  • Rosewood fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: EMG 81 (Humbucker/Active)
  • Neck pickup: EMG 85 (Humbucker/Active)
  • 1 volume and 1 tone Dome knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • Tune-O-Matic w/ String Thru Body bridge
  • Thin C Set neck
  • 24 XL Jumbo frets
  • Grover tuners
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Show all Specs
  • 4 Prices - New from $749 >
  • From Schecter's 2015 Damien series
  • Made in South Korea
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 14" Fretboard Radius
  • Mahogany body
  • Maple 3-pc neck
  • Rosewood fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: EMG 81 (Humbucker/Active)
  • Neck pickup: EMG 85 (Humbucker/Active)
  • 1 volume and 1 tone Dome knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • Tune-O-Matic w/ String Thru Body bridge
  • Thin C Set neck
  • 24 XL Jumbo frets
  • Grover tuners
  • See all specs and compare >
Strengths & Weaknesses
Schecter Damien Platinum-6
  • Expensive Wood
  • Black Tusq XL Nut
  • Top Brand Pickups
  • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
  • No Locking Tuners
  • Made in South Korea
  • No Neck-Through Build
  • No Push Knob or Extra Switch Option
  • No Weight Relief
  • No Luminescent Inlay
  • No Tremolo
  • No Compound Radius Fretboard
  • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
  • No Strap Lock

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