DP812CR Super Distortion® 8

Super Distortion® 8


The world’s most popular high-output pickup is now available for 8-string guitars, with all of the sound and power that made the 6-string version our best-selling pickup of all time. The Super Distortion® 8 has an outstanding combination of tone and high output voltage that works with a very broad range of musical styles and sounds, from very clean to complete overdrive.

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Tech Talk

The Super Distortion® 8 captures the essence of the original 6-string version with some subtle tweaks. The output is slightly greater, and highs are a little warmer and the lows a little tighter to optimize performance with the 8-string’s longer scale length.


Wiring: 4 Conductor
Magnet: Ceramic
Output mV: 440
DC Resistance: 13.47 Kohm
Year of Introduction: 2014
Patent: n/a

Tone Guide

Treble: 5.0
Mid: 7.5
Bass: 7.5

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