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DiMarzio DP102 X2N Humbucker Pickup

If you need high output overdrive, this is the perfect pickup. It works with both standard and F-spaced bridges. (81) Read 7 reviews for this product | Rate and review this product
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DiMarzio DP102 X2N Pickup Black
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The X2N is a take-no-prisoners, in-your-face humbucker. Twin, wide-bar pole pieces give the X2N a nasty, dangerous look - and rightly so. DiMarzio's highest gain pickup excels at thrashing your amplifier into screaming overdrive. Put one in the bridge position for a powerful boost in the voltage the amp sees from your guitar. The result is a hot sound with relentless drive. If your amp needs to see more gain in order to go over-the-top in the overdrive department, the X2N's output and EQ are focused to slam the signal through with authority. Not that the X2N is completely single-minded: 4-conductor wiring permits single-coil and parallel humbucking operation for a wide selection of hot, musical sounds.

Recommended for bridge position on solidbody guitars. Works for both standard and f-spaced bridges.

Tech Talk
The X2N works in any situation where maximum power and overdrive is required. The dual blade pole pieces create a very even, balanced sound. The X2N works best in combination with higher-output pickups. It can also combine well with the Fast Track 1, Chopper, and Pro Track. The split option is very effective, because a single X2N coil has similar performance parameters to many Strat-type pickups.

zZounds is an authorized dealer of DiMarzio products.
Wiring: Standard 4-conductor

Magnet: Ceramic

Output: 510mV

DC Resistance: 13.68K

Year of introduction: 1976
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Shipping Weight: 1 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 5 x 3 x 3 in
If you have additional warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer at 718-981-9286
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zZounds has verified that this customer bought this product from us. "The X2N. When you absolutely positively got to burn it down!!!!"
Sound: I purchased this pickup to replace the Dimarzio Tone-Zone that was in a Ibanez rg 1570. I was looking for something to push my Mesa boogie 5:25 express over the edge and tighten up the sound, and that's exactly what it did. I was impressed with the output, but what impressed me the most was how clear sounding, balanced, and quiet it was. I would definitley recommend this pickup to someone looking to get the most out of thier rig without resorting to a distortion pedal. Feature: Features? it's a pickup for goodness sake. Ease of Use: Instruction's were fairly thorough but there is a bit more info at Dimarzio's website regarding installation. My only concern was when installed at the pickups lowest height it was positioned precariously close to the strings, not too close but just enough room. Quality: Product seems to be made well with quality plastic, metal parts, and wax potting. Value: Definitley worth the price compared to other pickups. Manufacturer Support: Don't know; never had to call. The Wow Factor: The pickup has a very cool ashtetic look to it. With it's twin beam black polepieces it throws off a menacing look. Overall: This is the pickup I have been looking for. I honestly wish I would have tried this pickup twenty years ago. I might not have sold half the guitars I did!!!
Style of Music: Metal, Blues
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Overall: I got this cuz I found out Vivian Campbell used it for solos on Holy Diver. Also Fast Eddie Clarke has one in his strat. Really sounds like my amp is gonna explode. I play punk, early metal, rock, garage stuff w Armazilla. My sound has evolved to use less gain and more speaker distortion and this pickup really responds well to volume knob changes. I get amazing clean tones at 5 and over the top face melting riffage at 10.
Style of Music: Rock, metal , punk , grunge
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