DiMarzio DP159 Evolution Humbucker Pickup (Bridge - Black)Item ID: DP159BK
Humbucking Electric Guitar Pickup, Bridge - Black
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Serious Tone from This High-output Bridge Humbucker!The DiMarzio Evolution humbucking pickup gives you plenty of output and a tight, aggressive tone, and now Sweetwater offers it to you! Originally developed for legendary guitarist Steve Vai, the Evolution features 4-conductor wiring, ceramic magnets, and DiMarzio's patented dual-resonance configuration, which produces more harmonic overtones than conventional humbuckers. A great pickup for pushing your amp to its full tonal potential, this humbucker is ideal for high-octane live performance applications - while giving you plenty of definition for the studio, too. Take your axe's performance to the next level with the Evolution!
DiMarzio Evolution Humbucking Electric Guitar Pickup at a Glance:
Developed for Vai's guitars
The result of two years of research to come up with the right sound for Steve Vai's guitars, DiMarzio's Evolution bridge and neck pickups are designed for maximum impact and power. The neck pickup is fat, punchy and loud. The bridge pickup is tight, aggressive and louder. Both pickups have DiMarzio's patented dual-resonance configuration to reproduce more harmonic overtones than conventional humbuckers. Evolution pickups are not polite-sounding, and they're not for the inexperienced, but - if you've got the chops and a hot amp - your sound will burn. Evolution pickups were originally designed with live gigs in mind, but they have so much presence and definition that they're great for recording pickups, too, slicing right through even the densest mix.
Plays well with others
Evolution pickups will work in almost all solidbody guitars and most semi-hollowbody guitars, as well. Call your Sweetwater Sales Engineer for details about which pickup suits your particular guitar best.
Great sound with a range of guitars
Evolution pickups work great with bolt-on neck guitars and can add a lot of punch and definition to Les Pauls and similar set-neck guitars - even the lowest bass notes really jump out of the amp, and feedback occurs easily with a wide range of harmonic overtones.
DiMarzio Evolution Humbucking Electric Guitar Pickup Features:
The DiMarzio Evolution pickup takes your guitar's tone make a huge leap forward!
DiMarzio guitar pickups give you the tone and output you need to get the most out of your guitar. Dozens of guitar legends have used DiMarzio pickups in their prized instruments, from Joe Satriani and Steve Vai to David Gilmour and Eric Johnson, Jerry Garcia to John Petrucci - the list goes on and on. Ever since the introduction of the Super Distortion humbucker in the early 1970s, players have relied on DiMarzio for a range of replacement pickups that suit their needs best. Take your axe to the next level with DiMarzio!
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Reviewsbased on 1 review
Do the Evolution!!
by James Kalka from South Bend, IndianaThere is nothing to say except this pup is awesome! . . . OK, there are a couple of things . . . 1) This pickup sounds 10 times better than the original pickup that it replaced. 2) Not only d... read more [+]oes this pickup have more "OooommmPphhhhhhh," It is also more articulate. If you want a guitar that gently weeps, buy an Evo. Your guitar will thank you! close [-]
January 15, 2013
Music Background: Guitar player for 6-Left.
Phillip, Lynwood, IL