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DiMarzio The Tone Zone S Bridge, Neck DP189


 The Tone Zone S brings the performance of the famous Tone Zone to a humbucking Strat replacement-size pickup. We have built in the tremendous mid-range and bass response of the original Tone Zone, and the same patented dual-resonance design produces great harmonics. It has four-conductor wiring for parallel humbucking and split-coil modes, and makes a great bridge position combination with the Pro Track, Chopper and Fast Track 1.

Recommended For:

Bridge position, solid body guitars. Neck position when a very warm jazz guitar sound is required.

Tech Talk:

If you compare the specs of the full-size Tone Zone with those of the Tone Zone S, you will notice they do not match. That is because the trick in building a single-coil size pickup to sound like its big brother is to go for the sound rather than the numbers. We also took into account the likelihood that the Tone Zone S will be installed in the classic slanted Strat bridge position, so we warmed up the higher frequencies and brightened the low notes a little to compensate.


Wiring Standard four conductor
Magnet Ceramic
Output 300 mV
DC Resistance 12.39K
Year of introduction 2003
Patent # 4,501,185