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DiMarzio High Output Noiseless Single Coil Pickup 25.23k output Alnico Magnets

$ 69.99

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White hot bridge pickup!

The HS-3 has been the weapon of choice for Strat-powered classical metal since the early 1980s. Far from being a high-output monster, the HS-3 is actually a smooth and relatively quiet pickup that produces a sweet overdrive tone without jagged edges. These qualities combine perfectly with a heavily distorted amp, because the sound won’t get muddy or messy. The HS-3 is also versatile — it’s a noise-free pickup in a live situation or in the studio.

The HS-3 works very well with high-gain amps, but the classic setup is with an overdrive pedal and a Marshall® amp. The pedal boosts sustain and distortion and the sound clean up dramatically when the pedal is switched off. Works well in all 3 positions on a Strat for a slightly warmer-than-usual Strat® sound. Also works well as a bridge pickup with HS-4 (neck) and HS-2 (middle). Combines in middle and neck positions with bridge humbuckers like PAF Pro, PAF, Air Classic, and Norton.

  • High output noisless bridge single coil pickup
  • Alnico 5 rod magnets
  • 25.23k Output
  • Mounting hardware is not included
  • Part Number: HS-3