DiMarzio Illuminator Neck DP256 BK

Humbucker

  • Designed for John Petrucci's Music Man JP13
  • 4-Wire
  • Ceramic magnets
  • Output: 295 mV
  • DC resistance: 10.50 kOhm
  • Neck position
  • Colour: Black
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Further information

Active No
Wiring 4-Conductor
Output Medium
Kappe No
Colour Black
Position Neck
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Great pickup but not 'Amazing'

23.10.2016
I purchased this lockup for my six string Ibanez in hope for a clearer sound that has more clarity and better string separation. Upon buying this and the Bridge pickup also an Illuminator, I had nothing but difficulty installing them and had to spend some money getting them installed which j wasn't happy about, a first time occurrence as pickups are usually no problem for me to install!

Once installed though, I loved the sound but personally, not quite the rich tone I was after but that's not to say they aren't decent pickups! Just not the sound I was trying to achieve.

I do highly recommend these pickups to anyone, as the price cannot be beaten, and the quality you achieve for the price is amazing.

If you want a thicker tone in the neck and a clearer tone in the bridge, definitely worth considering these at least, but for the heavier player, of the more avantgatde persuasion, I'd recommend EMG.

Pros - Definitely an improvement in tone and clarity
Cons - Not a drastic improvement to what I was hoping for, Nightmare to install even when filling exact instructions.
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Nice update of the liquifire

PieterS, 04.05.2014
I've been a fan of the crunch lab/liquifire combo for years, and wanted to try the new Illuminator bridge/neck combo. I really dig them! They have the same kind of feel as the crunch lab/liquifire, but with a slightly lower output which makes them sound a bit les modern than the crunch lab/liquifire. These are not coming out of my guitar ever again!
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DiMarzio Illuminator Neck DP256 BK
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DiMarzio Illuminator Neck DP256 BK

Humbucker Designed for John Petrucci's Music Man JP13, 4-Wire, Ceramic magnets, Output: 295 mV, DC resistance: 10.50 kOhm, Neck position, Colour: Black

  • Active: No
  • Wiring: 4-Conductor
  • Output: Medium
  • Kappe: No
  • Colour: Black
  • Position: Neck
DiMarzio Illuminator Neck DP256F BK
DiMarzio Illuminator Neck DP256F BK

F-Spaced Humbucker Designed for John Petruccis Music Man JP13, 4-Wire, Ceramic magnets, Output 295 mV, DC Resistance 10.50 kOhm, Neck position, Colour: Black

  • Active: No
  • Wiring: 4-Conductor
  • Output: Medium
  • Kappe: No
  • Colour: Black
  • Position: Neck
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