DiMarzio DP409 Virtual Vintage Heavy Blues 2 Guitar Pickup

With the versatile sound of the Alnico 2 magnet, the blues never sounded so sweet. The round, yet crisp tone assures every aspect of your sound is captured.

If you've heard the cliche that Alnico 2 means warm, soft sound, prepare to be surprised. The DiMarzio DP409 Virtual Vintage Heavy Blues 2 guitar pickup is not a polite pickup, and the closer it's adjusted to the strings, the more raw it gets. In particular, the Alnico 2 magnetic field opens up all of the attack and definition of the low strings. It's a hot pickup with a strong attack in the bridge position, and its Alnico 2 magnets allow it to work very well in the neck position as well, for players who want a very warm, round sound. If you want an in-your-face-and-proud-of-it sound, the Virtual Vintage Heavy Blues 2 is the top pick.

Recommend For:

Bridge position; can also be used in neck and middle.

Tech Talk

The same technology that allowed them to create the pure vintage Strat(R) sound of the Area 58 can also be used to design a much heavier pickup. The Virtual Vintage Heavy Blues 2 has more mids and lows while still possessing outstanding pick attack. This also makes it an excellent pickup for the arpeggios and sweep picking classical metal players prefer, because it does not become muddy even with high gain.
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- Wiring: 4 Conductor
- Magnet: Alnico 2
- Output mV: 170
- DC Resistance: 8.53 Kohm
- Year of Introduction: 2006
- Patent: 4,442,749 & 5,908,802
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
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Shipping Weight: 0.25 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 4 x 2 x 2 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): DP409AW

For support or warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer:
Phone: 718-981-9286

Reviewers gave this product an overall rating of 5 out of 5 stars. (2 ratings)
Submitted May 20, 2022 by a customer from hotmail.com
"DiMarzio DP409 Vintage Heavy Blues 2....NICE !!"
Overall: 5 out of 5 stars
Verified Customer zZounds has verified that this reviewer made a purchase from us.
Haven't had a chance to fully explore all this pickup's possibilities, but has been installed in my Fender MIM tobacco burst 60 yr maple neck guitar....bridge position with a set of Fender vintage noiseless in middle and neck....wanted more power/push in the bridge position than the noiseless has....good match with the other two, also Alnico2 magnets....still retains the single coil strat vibe, just more of it! I play mostly blues and classic/blues based rock....this fits the bill very well....Looking forward to exploring all its sonic capabilities....Not bad DiMarzio...not bad! Coming from a Seymour Duncan guy....my first Dimarzio replacement pickup....Quite satisfied....there may be others down the road! And thanks to zZounds as well....!!
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