Best Schecter Guitars With EMG Retro Active Hot 70 Pickups in 2024

Here you'll find the best Schecter guitars with EMG Retro Active Hot 70 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.

There are affiliate links on this page that may earn us a commission if you purchase after clicking. We are members of the Amazon Associates Program, and many others. However, we compare each guitar against each other under the same parameters, so this doesn't influence our scoring.

1. Schecter Sun Valley Super Shredder FR S

Compare
Schecter Sun Valley Super Shredder FR S
FIND IT ON:
Reverb logoSweetwater logo
Playability 77
Sound 85
Build quality 60
Value for money 79
Overall Score 74

What our users think

  • Neck access to high frets: Very Hard (1 vote)
  • Neck profile shape: C (46 votes)
  • Neck speed (thickness): Fast (41 votes)
  • Pickups noise: Noiseless (4 votes)
  • Pickups power: Hot (3 votes)
Own it? Share your opinion
FIND IT ON:
Reverb logoSweetwater logo
  • 3 Prices - New from $781.24 >
  • From Schecter's 2017 Sun Valley Super Shredder series
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 14" Fretboard Radius
  • Mahogany body
  • Maple neck
  • Ebony fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: EMG Retro Active Hot 70 (Humbucker/Active)
  • Neck pickup: Sustainiac (Humbucker/Passive)
  • 2 volume and 0 tone Dome knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • Floyd Rose Special Hot Rod Locking Tremolo (Schecter Exclusive) bridge
  • Thin C Bolt-On neck
  • 24 XL Jumbo frets
  • Schecter tuners
  • See all specs and compare >
Show all Specs
  • 3 Prices - New from $781.24 >
  • From Schecter's 2017 Sun Valley Super Shredder series
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 14" Fretboard Radius
  • Mahogany body
  • Maple neck
  • Ebony fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: EMG Retro Active Hot 70 (Humbucker/Active)
  • Neck pickup: Sustainiac (Humbucker/Passive)
  • 2 volume and 0 tone Dome knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • Floyd Rose Special Hot Rod Locking Tremolo (Schecter Exclusive) bridge
  • Thin C Bolt-On neck
  • 24 XL Jumbo frets
  • Schecter tuners
  • See all specs and compare >
Strengths & Weaknesses
Schecter Sun Valley Super Shredder FR S
  • Expensive Wood
  • Locking Nut
  • Top Brand Pickups
  • Sustainer Pickups
  • Tremolo
  • Retainer Bar
  • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
  • No Locking Tuners
  • Made in Indonesia
  • No Neck-Through Build
  • No Weight Relief
  • No Luminescent Inlay
  • No Compound Radius Fretboard
  • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
  • No Strap Lock

All Prices

2. Schecter SVSS PT FR S

Compare
Schecter SVSS PT FR S
FIND IT ON:
Reverb logoAmazon logoMusician's Friend logo
Playability 73
Sound 85
Build quality 60
Value for money 78
Overall Score 73

What our users think

  • Neck access to high frets: Very Easy (1 vote)
  • Fret edges: Slightly sharp (1 vote)
  • Tuning stability: Won't get out of tune (1 vote)
  • Weight: Heavy (1 vote)
  • Neck profile shape: C (46 votes)
  • Neck speed (thickness): Fast (41 votes)
  • Pickups noise: Noiseless (4 votes)
  • Pickups power: Hot (3 votes)
Own it? Share your opinion
FIND IT ON:
Reverb logoAmazon logoMusician's Friend logo
  • 5 Prices - New from $749 >
  • From Schecter's 2017 Sun Valley Super Shredder series
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 14" Fretboard Radius
  • Mahogany body
  • Maple neck
  • Maple fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: EMG Retro Active Hot 70 (Humbucker/Active)
  • Neck pickup: Sustainiac (Humbucker/Passive)
  • 2 volume and 0 tone Dome knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • Floyd Rose Special Hot Rod Locking Tremolo (Schecter Exclusive) bridge
  • Thin C Bolt-On neck
  • 22 XL Jumbo frets
  • Schecter tuners
  • See all specs and compare >
Show all Specs
  • 5 Prices - New from $749 >
  • From Schecter's 2017 Sun Valley Super Shredder series
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 14" Fretboard Radius
  • Mahogany body
  • Maple neck
  • Maple fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: EMG Retro Active Hot 70 (Humbucker/Active)
  • Neck pickup: Sustainiac (Humbucker/Passive)
  • 2 volume and 0 tone Dome knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • Floyd Rose Special Hot Rod Locking Tremolo (Schecter Exclusive) bridge
  • Thin C Bolt-On neck
  • 22 XL Jumbo frets
  • Schecter tuners
  • See all specs and compare >
Strengths & Weaknesses
Schecter SVSS PT FR S
  • Expensive Wood
  • Locking Nut
  • Top Brand Pickups
  • Sustainer Pickups
  • Tremolo
  • Retainer Bar
  • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
  • No Locking Tuners
  • Made in Indonesia
  • No Neck-Through Build
  • No Weight Relief
  • No Luminescent Inlay
  • No Compound Radius Fretboard
  • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
  • No Strap Lock

All Prices

3. Schecter Sun Valley Super Shredder FR

Compare
Schecter Sun Valley Super Shredder FR
FIND IT ON:
Sweetwater logoMusician's Friend logoReverb logo
Playability 77
Sound 80
Build quality 59
Value for money 77
Overall Score 72

What our users think

  • Neck access to high frets: Very Hard (1 vote)
  • Fret edges: Slightly sharp (1 vote)
  • Tuning stability: Sightly unstable (1 vote)
  • Weight: Heavy (1 vote)
  • Neck profile shape: C (46 votes)
  • Neck speed (thickness): Fast (41 votes)
  • Pickups noise: Noiseless (4 votes)
  • Pickups power: Hot (3 votes)
Own it? Share your opinion
FIND IT ON:
Sweetwater logoMusician's Friend logoReverb logo
  • 5 Prices - New from $749 >
  • From Schecter's 2017 Sun Valley Super Shredder series
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 14" Fretboard Radius
  • Mahogany body
  • Maple neck
  • Maple fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: EMG Retro Active Hot 70 (Humbucker/Active)
  • Neck pickup: EMG Retro Active Hot 70 (Humbucker/Active)
  • 2 volume and 0 tone Dome knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • Floyd Rose Special Hot Rod Locking Tremolo (Schecter Exclusive) bridge
  • Thin C Bolt-On neck
  • 24 XL Jumbo frets
  • Schecter tuners
  • See all specs and compare >
Show all Specs
  • 5 Prices - New from $749 >
  • From Schecter's 2017 Sun Valley Super Shredder series
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 14" Fretboard Radius
  • Mahogany body
  • Maple neck
  • Maple fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: EMG Retro Active Hot 70 (Humbucker/Active)
  • Neck pickup: EMG Retro Active Hot 70 (Humbucker/Active)
  • 2 volume and 0 tone Dome knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • Floyd Rose Special Hot Rod Locking Tremolo (Schecter Exclusive) bridge
  • Thin C Bolt-On neck
  • 24 XL Jumbo frets
  • Schecter tuners
  • See all specs and compare >
Strengths & Weaknesses
Schecter Sun Valley Super Shredder FR
  • Expensive Wood
  • Locking Nut
  • Top Brand Pickups
  • Tremolo
  • Retainer Bar
  • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
  • No Locking Tuners
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 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

All Prices

4. Schecter Sun Valley Super Shredder 7 III

Compare
Schecter Sun Valley Super Shredder 7 III
FIND IT ON:
Reverb logo
Playability 73
Sound 81
Build quality 60
Value for money 76
Overall Score 71

What our users think

  • Neck profile shape: C (46 votes)
  • Neck speed (thickness): Fast (41 votes)
  • Pickups noise: Noiseless (4 votes)
  • Pickups power: Hot (3 votes)
Own it? Share your opinion
FIND IT ON:
Reverb logo
  • 2 Prices - New from $884.32 >
  • From Schecter's 2017 Sun Valley Super Shredder III series
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 7 strings
  • 26.5"'' scale
  • 16" Fretboard Radius
  • Quilted Maple top
  • Mahogany body
  • Maple neck
  • Ebony fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: EMG Retro Active Hot 70 (Humbucker/Active)
  • Middle pickup: EMG Retro Active Single Coil (Single Coil/Active)
  • Neck pickup: EMG Retro Active Single Coil (Single Coil/Active)
  • 1 volume and 1 tone Dome knobs
  • 5-way Switch
  • Floyd Rose 1500 Series bridge
  • Thin C Bolt-On neck
  • 24 XL Jumbo frets
  • Schecter tuners
  • See all specs and compare >
Show all Specs
  • 2 Prices - New from $884.32 >
  • From Schecter's 2017 Sun Valley Super Shredder III series
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 7 strings
  • 26.5"'' scale
  • 16" Fretboard Radius
  • Quilted Maple top
  • Mahogany body
  • Maple neck
  • Ebony fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: EMG Retro Active Hot 70 (Humbucker/Active)
  • Middle pickup: EMG Retro Active Single Coil (Single Coil/Active)
  • Neck pickup: EMG Retro Active Single Coil (Single Coil/Active)
  • 1 volume and 1 tone Dome knobs
  • 5-way Switch
  • Floyd Rose 1500 Series bridge
  • Thin C Bolt-On neck
  • 24 XL Jumbo frets
  • Schecter tuners
  • See all specs and compare >
Strengths & Weaknesses
Schecter Sun Valley Super Shredder 7 III
  • Expensive Wood
  • Locking Nut
  • Top Brand Pickups
  • Tremolo
  • Retainer Bar
  • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
  • No Locking Tuners
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 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

All Prices

5. Schecter Sun Valley Super Shredder PT FR

Compare
Schecter Sun Valley Super Shredder PT FR
FIND IT ON:
Reverb logoAmazon logoSweetwater logo
Playability 73
Sound 80
Build quality 59
Value for money 76
Overall Score 71

What our users think

  • Neck profile shape: C (46 votes)
  • Neck speed (thickness): Fast (41 votes)
  • Pickups noise: Noiseless (4 votes)
  • Pickups power: Hot (3 votes)
Own it? Share your opinion
FIND IT ON:
Reverb logoAmazon logoSweetwater logo
  • 4 Prices - New from $651.24 >
  • From Schecter's 2017 Sun Valley Super Shredder series
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 14" Fretboard Radius
  • Mahogany body
  • Maple neck
  • Ebony fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: EMG Retro Active Hot 70 (Humbucker/Active)
  • Neck pickup: EMG Retro Active Hot 70 (Humbucker/Active)
  • 2 volume and 0 tone Dome knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • Floyd Rose Special Hot Rod Locking Tremolo (Schecter Exclusive) bridge
  • Thin C Bolt-On neck
  • 22 XL Jumbo frets
  • Schecter tuners
  • See all specs and compare >
Show all Specs
  • 4 Prices - New from $651.24 >
  • From Schecter's 2017 Sun Valley Super Shredder series
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 14" Fretboard Radius
  • Mahogany body
  • Maple neck
  • Ebony fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: EMG Retro Active Hot 70 (Humbucker/Active)
  • Neck pickup: EMG Retro Active Hot 70 (Humbucker/Active)
  • 2 volume and 0 tone Dome knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • Floyd Rose Special Hot Rod Locking Tremolo (Schecter Exclusive) bridge
  • Thin C Bolt-On neck
  • 22 XL Jumbo frets
  • Schecter tuners
  • See all specs and compare >
Strengths & Weaknesses
Schecter Sun Valley Super Shredder PT FR
  • Expensive Wood
  • Locking Nut
  • Top Brand Pickups
  • Tremolo
  • Retainer Bar
  • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
  • No Locking Tuners
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 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

All Prices

Filter ResultsClear all filters×
Price
  • General
    Brand
    Country of Origin
    For Hand Size
    Genre
    Great for
    Handedness
    Max Weight
    • Type desired range in pounds (lbs):
    Strings
    Body
    Body Finish
    Body Shape
    Body Type
    Body Wood
    Comfortability
    Decorative Top
    Weight Relief
      Neck
      Custom 12th Fret Inlay
        Fret Material
          Fret Size
          Fretboard Radius
          Fretboard Wood
          Headstock
          Inlay Material
            Inlay Position
            Inlay Shape
            Luminescent Sidedots
              Neck Joint
              Neck Profile
              Neck Thickness at 12th Fret
              • Type desired range in inches:
              Neck Thickness at 1st Fret
              • Type desired range in inches:
              Neck Wood
              Number of Frets
              Nut Material
              Nut Width
              Playstyle
              Scale Length
              Electronics
              Bridge Pickups Brand
              Configuration
              Neck Pickups Brand
              Pickup Mods
              Pickup Selector
              Pickups Power
              Tone Knobs
              Volume Knobs
              Hardware
              Bridge
              Hardware Color
              Knob Style
              Retainer Bar
              Strap Lock
                Tuners Type
                  By Score
                  Build Quality Score
                    Build Quality Score
                  • Type desired score
                  Features Score
                    Features Score
                  • Type desired score
                  Material Quality Score
                    Material Quality Score
                  • Type desired score
                  Pickups Quality Score
                    Pickups Quality Score
                  • Type desired score
                  Playability Score
                    Playability Score
                  • Type desired score
                  Quality Control Score
                    Quality Control Score
                  • Type desired score
                  Sound Score
                    Sound Score
                  • Type desired score
                  Value for Money Score
                    Value for Money Score
                  • Type desired score
                  Versatility Score
                    Versatility Score
                  • Type desired score