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DIMARZIO DP161 STEVES SPECIAL - BLACK - HUMBUCKER PICKUP

Stock code: DIMDP161BK

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$119.00

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Description

DP161

Steve’s Special™ is a non-traditional approach to high-output bridge humbucking pickup design. Hot humbuckers usually concentrate most of the pickup’s power in a narrow frequency bandwidth for maximum impact. Using our patented dual-resonance design, Steve’s Special™ takes the opposite path, spreading the sound over a broad range. Bass and treble frequencies are boosted while the mids are pulled back, so the pickup’s power doesn’t kick a high-gain amp into overdrive as easily. This makes Steve’s Special™ a good choice for both fast soloing and clean chords, because individual notes won’t smear together with heavy overdrive, and clean sounds have an almost “hi-fi” quality.

Recommended For
Bridge position

Tech Talk
Clean overdrive with high-gain amps. Steve’s Special™ is very effective in Dual Sound® and coil-splitting clean modes. For soloing, this is a very good pickup to play with a midrange-heavy amp: the mid-scoop in the pickup's sound keeps the initial pick attack clean, and the notes don't run together as much with legato playing, even with heavy overdrive.

Specs
Wiring: 4 Conductor 
Magnet: Ceramic 
Output mV: 390 
DC Resistance: 18.21 Kohm 
Year of Introduction: 1995 
Patent: 4,501,185