PAF JoeTM

PAF JoeTM
SKU
DP213CC
Price
$132.99
Pickup Color
Pickup Pole Pieces

The PAF Joe™ is the latest neck pickup we developed for Joe Satriani. Joe wanted a neck position humbucker that combined the best qualities of the PAF Pro® with those of a late 50s Gibson® humbucker. Joe describes this tone as being “tubular”. Through the use of Virtual Vintage® technology, clear-sounding low frequencies are blended with warm-sounding mids and high frequencies, which makes the PAF Joe™ equally good for chords and single notes. Joe first used it throughout the 2003 G3 tour.

What does “tubular” mean? In this case, it means making low notes “speak” more clearly while giving high notes a rounder voicing. This accomplishes two goals: chords have better definition, and single notes at higher fret positions remain warm-sounding rather than getting thinner. The PAF Joe™ has slightly less power than the PAF Pro®. It balances well with bridge pickups like the PAF Pro®, FRED®, The Breed™ Neck Model, Air Norton™, and Norton®.

 

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

Quick Connect
No
Wiring
4 Conductor
Magnet
Alnico 5
Resistance
8.26 Kohm
Year of Introduction
2004

Tone Guide

Output
272
Bass
4.5
Mid
5.0
Treble
6.5