DiMarzio Super Distortion Humbucker Pickup - Black

Humbucking Electric Guitar Pickup, Bridge or Neck - Black
DiMarzio Super Distortion Humbucker Pickup - Black image 1
DiMarzio Super Distortion Humbucker Pickup - Black image 1
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When You Want It Huge, Pick the Super Distortion!

The DiMarzio Super Distortion is one of DiMarzio's earliest pickups, and it's designed to send your tube amp straight into overdrive, courtesy of its ultra-high output! Expect power and tone from this classic pickup - both single notes and chords are huge, with humbucker-signature thick, boosted mids; fat highs; and killer lows. Generally a bridge-position pickup, but great in the neck with lower-gain guitar amplifiers, the DiMarzio Super Distortion was designed to make the most out of solidbody guitars. Need it fat? Pick up the DiMarzio Super Distortion.

DiMarzio Super Distortion Guitar Pickup Features at a Glance:
  • Color: Black
  • High-output pickup
  • Best for solidbody guitars
  • Generally used in the bridge position
  • Standard spacing, learn more...
  • Great as a neck pickup with lower-gain amplifiers
  • 4-conductor wiring
  • Magnet: Ceramic
  • Output: 425
  • DC Resistance: 13.68
DiMarzio Tone Guide:
  • Treble: 5.5
  • Mid: 7.5
  • Bass: 8
The DiMarzio Super Distortion puts that fat humbucking sound right into your sonic armory!

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, from 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!

Tech Specs

Type Humbucker
Active/Passive Passive
Magnet Material Ceramic
Position Multiple
Number of Conductors 4
Covering Uncovered
Number of Strings 6
Manufacturer Part Number DP100BK

Customer Reviews

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DiMarzio super distortion

I will be replacing my 24 guitars with this humbucker.Finally the sound I have been looking for!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Music background: 80's rock,classic rock,hard rock,buzz,and metal

D super distortion

I have been using this bridge pick up since high school early 80s, next to the 81 EMG it's my favorite pick up without the hassle of all plugging your guitar
Music background: Metal HR blues

Great pickup

Great pickup. Replaced a custom wound 'miti-mite' pickup in the neck of a custom 64 SG. the old pickup gave up the ghost during a major rework - the SD gives more clarity than the old pickup - but my remaining mity-mite is totally amazing regarding gravel and sustain. The two together give defination where it wasn't there before. Good pickup.
Music background: long time

Super Ds!

These pickups have that classic rock tone! A beautiful midrange that cuts through the mix with nice even lows and a sweet high end. Roll back the volume knob and they clean up nicely too. I have these pickups in three of my my Les Pauls and would consider this as my go to pickup when considering replacing stocks. Again, great for classic hard rock, fusion, etc. Think Ace Frehley, Al DiMeola, Iron Maiden!

Why so cheap

Was wondering why these pickups were so cheap.. they sound good.. I like them.. I think I'm going to replace my bridge pickup with a lace senor or a lace deathbucker... but I love the sd in the neck posotion. They are great in that position... but ide like that to be a little stronger in the bridge slot... great all around pickup tho...
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