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DiMarzio Soapbar Model DP167


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 Why do so many players love the old soapbar pickup? Probably because it's the friendliest-sounding single-coil ever. High notes are always fat, with just enough bite to cut through the mix. Low notes are bright, but not twangy, and the tone stays even--all the way up the neck. DiMarzio also punched up the mids and tightened up the lows. The DiMarzio Soapbar comes in soapbar and dog-ear versions, cover included.

Recommended for: All positions on solid body guitars. Also works on hollow body guitars with P90s that need to be replaced.

Tech Talk: DiMarzio has made a pickup that performs almost identically to the old ones, but they did it with a unique combination of ceramic magnets and iron loading, instead of the original Alnico magnets. They didn't do it just to be different - these pickups' magnetic field won't weaken with age, so the sound won't change in time


Wiring Two conductor
Magnet Ceramic
Output 270 mV
DC Resistance 8.6 K
Year of introduction 1994
Patent# 5,980,998