Steve's SpecialTM

Steve's SpecialTM
SKU
DP161BK+G
Price
$80.99
Pickup Color
Pickup Pole Pieces

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 our 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.

Clean overdrive with high-gain amps. Steve's Special™ is very effective in Dual Sound® and coil-splitting clean modes. For soloing, this is a very good pickup to play with a midrange-heavy amp: the mid-scoop in the pickup's sound keeps the initial pick attack clean, and the notes don't run together as much with legato playing, even with heavy overdrive.

 

500K Volume Pot, 500K Tone Pot, .022 uF Capacitor

Quick Connect
No
Wiring
4 Conductor
Magnet
Ceramic
Resistance
18.21 Kohm
Year of Introduction
1995

Tone Guide

Output
390
Bass
7.5
Mid
4.5
Treble
6.5