DiMarzio DP161 Steve's Special Bridge Pickup


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Get A Hot Humbucker That Will Boost Your Output - The DiMarzio DP161 Steve's Special Bridge Pickup

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 DiMarzio's 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.

  • Wiring: 4 Conductor 
  • Magnet: Ceramic 
  • Output mV: 390 
  • DC Resistance: 18.21 Kohm 
  • Year of Introduction: 1995 
  • Patent: 4501185

Manufacturer: DiMarzio
Model: DP161
Warranty: See manufacturer website for details
SKU: I141240-N-0
Listing ID: NA77187