DiMarzio Bluesbucker Humbucker Pickup - F-spaced Nickel

Humbucking Electric Guitar Pickup - F-spaced, Nickel
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$95.99
Sweetwater Savings: $37.00 MSRP: $132.99
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DiMarzio Bluesbucker Humbucker Pickup - F-spaced Nickel
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$95.99

Classic P90 Tone Without the Hum

The DiMarzio Bluesbucker pickup looks like a humbucker, but delivers the unmistakable sound of a vintage P90. This means that any guitar with standard-sized humbuckers can rock hum-free P90 tone without putting it on the chopping block. DiMarzio's patented Virtual Vintage and Airbucker technologies ensure that the Bluesbucker reacts like a true single-coil, making it extremely sensitive to your playing dynamics. Together, a pair of Bluesbuckers deliver the open, slightly hollow sound that single-coils are known for. Splitting the coils yields authentic single-coil chime.

Twin coils for a versatile tones

The twin coils inside of the DiMarzio Bluesbucker pickup serve different purposes. A hot coil with six adjustable pole pieces provides your tone. The other coil sports solid pole pieces and is there to kill the hum. At Sweetwater, we've found that because the Bluesbucker's coils perform different functions, the direction that it's mounted dramatically affects your tone. When the hot coil is closest to your bridge, you get a brighter tone; towards the neck it's warmer. Experimenting with unorthodox pickup orientations yields everything from fat P90 tones to chiming chords to Nashville twang.

DiMarzio Bluesbucker Pickup Features at a Glance:
  • F spacing, Learn more...
  • Humbucker-sized single-coil pickups - no routing required
  • Supplies classic P90 tones without the hum
  • Virtual Vintage and Airbucker technologies provide true single-coil dynamics
  • A pair of Bluesbuckers deliver open, slightly hollow single-coil sounds
  • Coils can be split for authentic single-coil chime
  • Reorienting the pole pieces yields a plethora of different tones
  • Output: 224 mV
  • DC Resistance 10.07 Kohm
The DiMarzio Bluesbucker pickup looks like a humbucker, but sounds like a P90!

What Does "Special Order" Mean?

A special-order product is one that we don't normally keep in stock. We order it from the manufacturer as soon as you order from us. We have great relationships with all the manufacturers we carry, so we can get your special order to you as fast as or faster than anyone else. Remember that special orders are non-returnable and non-cancelable, so make sure the item is right for you. A Sweetwater Sales Engineer can help you decide — call (800) 222-4700 for assistance!

Tech Specs

Type Humbucker
Active/Passive Passive
Magnet Material Ceramic
Position Multiple
Number of Conductors 4
F-Spaced Yes
Covering Covered
Number of Strings 6
Manufacturer Part Number DP163FN

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