The Seymour Duncan Distortion is a new take on the JB. So Recently I ordered a used strat planning to make some kind of EVH frankenstrat guitar.. The DiMarzio DP218 Super Distortion S is based on the famous Super Distortion humbucker pickup, but in a single coil size. I just thought they looked better. Dimarzio Super Distortion o Seymour Duncan JB Conéctate para seguir esto . DonP. Another thing I like about the JB is that is has fantastic harmonics. Save on JB http://ebay.to/2ozE6YN Dimarzio Super Distortion http://ebay.to/2nGZI1R Which do you like better? The Super Distortion® S offers the performance of the famous Super Distortion® in a humbucking Strat® bridge direct replacement-size pickup. The Super Distortion® S offers the performance of the famous Super Distortion® in a humbucking Strat® bridge direct replacement-size pickup. 7- and 8-string Distortion pickups are available with standard open-coils or black metal humbucker covers for a passive mount style, and black soapbar covers with one row of exposed pole pieces for a cool, modern active look—all quick retrofits for any guitar with those traditional routs. The Super Distortion® (and its original 3-conductor version, the Dual Sound®) was the first pickup specifically designed to kick a tube amp into total overdrive, and is still the standard by which all other high-output pickups are measured. This thread also interests me. Designed to push amps over the edge, this musical-sounding monster was set free in 1976. Seymour Duncan JB vs DiMarzio Super Distortion? The "Blade" single coil sized version (stacked humbucker) for direct Strat drop in. Feb 15, 2015 #14 im a randy fanatic. Not sure, are you saying the Hot Rails do that also? I also have a Duncan Distortion that has a nice mid range pop to it that sits really well for classic rock-early metal up to full on shred. Probably on par with Seymour Duncan. I can't decide which of these to put in my bridge spot, I am swapping out an Invader which was a complete piece of shit and I want something with a ton of treble but also heavy sounding. Seymour Duncan JB vs Dimarzio Super Distortion. Paste as plain text instead, × Maybe he had a JB in a different guitar but I own a JB and Super Distortion and they really sound nothing alike.   You cannot paste images directly. Also, give the guys a call over at the DiMarzio tech support. So Recently I ordered a used strat planning to make some kind of EVH frankenstrat guitar.. I do play a lot of heavy palm muting/percussive technique. The DiMarzio DP218 Super Distortion Strat Humbucker beefs up the sound of your single coil pickup with a much higher output, driving the amp harder. Kinda like a duncan distortion, but less top end bite and more low mid chunk. And, there’s good reason for that. All of my guitars are outfitted with Seymour Duncan or EMGs. Seymour Duncan offers no double cream pickup for that reason.   Your link has been automatically embedded. Sponsored ... Evolution or a Super Distortion over any of the pickups you've mentioned so far. Seguidores 0. the Seymour Duncan Custom or Dimarzio Super Distortion? Seymour Duncan Custom or Dimarzio Super Distortion? Do the Hot Rails do this also??? When I am considering buying a guitar, and it comes with a JB, I know it will have to go A.S.A.P. I can't decide which of these to put in my bridge spot, I am swapping out an Invader which was a complete piece of shit and I want something with a ton of treble but also heavy sounding. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account. I've also dropped my guitar down to drop b, added serious distortion, it sounds great. I've yet to hear a Dimarzio I didn't like. F. fretout New member. Tanto los JB como los distortion son muuuuuy versatiles, aunque por ahi, si buscas limpios cristalinos o cosas asi, tienden a hacer romper a los amplis rapidos. I've narrowed it down to the Seymour Duncan jb or the dimarzio super distortion. It was usually a war between this pickup and the Seymour Duncan JB. I like them all. Upload or insert images from URL. Powered by Invision Community. Display as a link instead, × I was leaning toward the jb but the guy at our local shop said all the SDs he has installed has had a slight hum. 1972: DiMarzio Super Distortion My experience with both pickups has been in Strat type guitars but I much prefer the Super Distortion over the JB. The reason I first decided to go with Dimarzio was because I didn't like that Duncan's said "Seymour Duncan" on them. Super 3 was years ago. It features the same slugs on one coil, adjustable screw heads on the other and four conductor wiring. Along with the Seymour Duncan JB, the DiMarzio Super Distortion is also one of the O.G. It is one of the best guitar pickups for 80s metal, and Paul Gilbert, Dave Murray, Adrian Smith, and Phil Collen are a few players who have made great use of this model. These are the lauded high–output pickups that stood the test of time. They’re great sounding pickups. JCF (I … I really liked the DiMarzio Super Distortion in it. DiMarzio Crunch Lab/Liquifire vs Seymour Duncan Distortion/Jazz? I had a distortion in for a bit and swapped it out for a JB as well. DiMarzio Super Distortion vs Seymour Duncan SB-4 JB? Personally, I love DiMarzio’s Super Distortion.   Pasted as rich text. This pickup started a sound revolution. Thread: Dimarzio X2N vs. Seymour Duncan JB? IMO DiMarzio does better high output stuff, and Duncan does better medium and vintage output stuff. The HR are loaded into an alder body Strat into a modded 5150. He might actually really like the Tone Zone S too, though, I agree the chopper is probably his best bet. This pickup started a sound revolution. I've got the hot rails in a tele and strat. Duncan Sh4 JB at bridge and jazz sh2n at neck. Hi guys just wanted to ask which do you think is better? I love the Duncan Distortion, and the Screamin’ Demon is a sure favorite as well. Never fails to deliver. well i recall playing an original hot rail from the 90's and yes I recall that. My Les Paul is the leading online community and marketplace for Les Paul guitar fans. These are the lauded high–output pickups that stood the test of time. It gices a great 80's sound!! SD's are bassy pickups but with your alder strat, it will give you some nice punch. I've narrowed it down to the Seymour Duncan jb or the dimarzio super distortion. To start viewing messages, SEYMOUR DUNCAN SH6 DISTORTION vs SH4 JB - Passive Bridge Pickup Guitar Tone Comparison / Review - Duration: 3:38. When this bad boy was unleashed in 1972, it was not only the first replacement pickup ever offered, it was also the world’s first high-output pickup. However, I feel that the Norton sounds killer in this video. Go. The Seymour Duncan Distortion is a new take on the JB. I had a Dimarzio super distortion years ago that I liked is one reason. N. nitro New member. I also have a Duncan 59 and Lil’ 59 mini humbucker. I have a GFS Lil Puncher in my Pine Tele, but it still seems a tad thin in the low end. DiMarzio Blaze Bridge vs Seymour Duncan JB; Are you a heavy metal guitar player, collector or enthusiast? Also I'm putting the pickups in an epiphone les paul. Thread starter nitro; Start date Feb 15, 2015; 1; 2; Next. Tech–savvy pickup manufacturers like DiMarzio, Seymour Duncan, and EMG provided guitarists with a wide range of options that would ultimately help shape the tone of metal and hard rock music from the ‘70s onward. I used to have the Prestige model of the S series about 8 years ago. I have a couple Vs with the JB/Jazz, an Epiphone LP with the Duncan Distortion set, a Strat with the hit rails in the bridge (love that for a big rock sound), and a VMNT with the Duncan actives. If so, we hope you will register now and join our community! I might be in the minority, but the JB is probably my least favorite Duncans, and don't think it would be very good for VH tones. Remember, if you're going with Floyd bridge you'll want the TB version with Duncan and F Spaced with Dimarzio. DiMarzio also tweaked the sound to take into account the fact that the Super Distortion S will be installed in the classic slanted bridge position. The JB has a lot better high-end response, and not so much bass. It's described as a Super Distortion with less treble and crunchier mids, and a hair more output. Seymour Duncan JB/'59. Got it in my Ibanez together with the '59 in the neck. Seymour Duncan Hot Rails vs Dimarzio Super Distortion? The Super Distortion (Dimarzio) Would be second, just because it to me it sounds a little crisp, but nothing that can't be fixed with EQ. WTS: Seymour Duncan Distortion: aywilson: Classified Ads: Guitars and Gear: 1: 12-04-2009 02:02 PM: Dimarzio Super Distortion S vs. Seymour Duncan Hot Rail: Force2BRW: All Other Guitars (including Prestige) 0: 07-04-2008 07:38 AM: FS/FT: Seymour Duncan SH-6 Distortion: UsrName: Classified Ads: Guitars and Gear: 3: 05-10-2006 11:20 AM Last edited by Ropus; 03-28-2016 at 07:42 PM. I always thought the super distortion was overrated.. lol, that was just one of the two he said.. Encontrá Seymour Duncan Distortion - Accesorios Micrófonos Para Guitarras en Mercado Libre Argentina. Sponsored ... Evolution or a Super Distortion over any of the pickups you've mentioned so far. Hi ther.. And i like the Duncan hot rails much better. metal pickups, and it has seen considerable playtime on many records in the last few decades. I do now have a Super D for one of my strats, and I'm excited to get it wired up and going. However, it has a ceramic magnet installed inside of it. which do u think is the best. DiMarzio Super Distortion . DiMarzio Super Distortion VS. Seymour Duncan Hot Rails ?? DiMarzio Super Distortion . I put a JB and Jazz in my 89 Epi, along with a new bridge and TP and Jonesy 50s wiring harness. I'm wanting to get a set of pickups that will give me an 80s hair metal/80s hard rock sound similar to ratt, skid row, warrant, motley crue, etc. When this bad boy was unleashed in 1972, it was not only the first replacement pickup ever offered, it was also the world’s first high-output pickup. The HR have great bite and articulation, while still being full-bodied sounding. Next Last. I want to change pickups on my custom guitar..I am confused between following combos 0 Super Distortion at bridge and Duncan jazz sh2n at neck. Hi Guys, I've using a guitar with a ebony fretboard, mahogany body, a maple neck, and a floyd rose. ... Seymour Duncan JB. Hope this helps. Metallica, creo que usaron la Duncan Distortion … The question is, where do you believe the market is headed? Gus: Pickups & wiring: 2: 09-05-2003 01:25 PM Either a DiMarzio Super Distortion/Tone Zone combo or . Registration is free and easy. ... will likely get a Duckbucker & JB Jr. to fill out the set. Clear editor. Replacement pickups simply didn’t exist before the invention of the Super Distortion® in the early Seventies. The Seymour Duncan JB Jr has the tone of a humbucker in a single-coil-sized pickup. I think they sound better in Strat type guitars though. It's described as a Super Distortion with less treble and crunchier mids, and a hair more output. We've built in the same blend of power and tone that made the original Super Distortion® the worldwide standard for high-output humbuckers. DiMarzio released the Super Distortion a long time ago. I want to know what the DiMarzio Super Distortion would sound like instead of the JB. I have never experienced either, but Duncan posted a Squire Tele that had a Hot Rail in it being ran through his Bogner and it was fantastic! I was going to post the video, but damn it, he took it down, Id go with the super distortion only because I dont like the weird treble detail seymour duncans had to my ears.. Ive always found dimarzios to be more musical IMO. × If the 59 Model bridge humbucker was twice as loud, it would be a Custom 5 (SH-14, TB-14)– scooped mids, even bass & treble, and high output. Igual, salvo 1 solo mic (dimarzio Steve Special) nunca me gustó el sonido de ... a mi en lo personal me gusta mas el JB. © 1995-2019 Harmony Central, Inc. All rights reserved. The neck will likely be a quarter pounder and for the bridge I waffle between a Demartini-RTM-JB or the Dimarzio Super Distortion. ive never used a seymour duncan myself. 1 of 2 Go to page. I play some of the same stuff you do aswell. Thread starter nitro; Start date Feb 15, 2015; ... neilli New member. se que el JB es de Alnico V y el Super Distortion es ceramcio o sea que ya la salida es distinta no? Note: Your post will require moderator approval before it will be visible. One of the first pup swaps I had done was a DMZ Super D. Then I discovered Seymour Duncan. Re: Seymour Duncan JB vs. Dimarzio Steve's Special I should add that IF you want a pu that is super clear even when using a extreme high gain tone the SS cant be beat. The Distortion is one of the tighter pickups that Seymour Duncan offers. The Duncan Distortion is bright, moreso than the JB, and neither sound anything like a DiMarzio Super Distortion. Also if I strum an E chord the high strings just do not ring out like they should, it is almost like the lower mids just cover up the highs. Dimarzio Super Distortion o Seymour Duncan JB. seymour duncan vs dimarzio tone zone seymour duncan vs dimarzio ... and what pickups he used. And puts out a considerable amount of output, very versatile, and well you just cant beat the cleans and mid range distortions on this pick up. Looking for some help deciding. They have double white, double black and zebra (black/cream) but no double creams. I have not had the both pickups at the same time to compare, but both descriptions feels spot on. I also think the Jb is overrated.. To me, the Dimarzio At-1 is what the Jb should be and wishes to be (more low mids, no shrill highs aka warmer, rounder).. In my opinion, Duncans overall are harsher (brighter) and have less clarity than Dimarzio pickups in general. I'm wanting to get a set of pickups that will give me an 80s hair metal/80s hard rock sound similar to ratt, skid row, warrant, motley crue, etc. For a super-flexible setup you can pair a Distortion bridge with a ’59 or Jazz neck pickup and cover a huge array of styles. I play rock and metal through a Marshall JCM 2000 DSL. I've got an X2N, Super 3, Evo neck, PAF Pro, and D Activator-X. DiMarzio Super Distortion vs Seymour Duncan SB-4 JB? Last edited by Ropus; 03-28-2016 at 07:42 PM. El distortion es basicamente un JB pero con mas power. O si prefieres Dimarzio, una Super Distortion + PAF por ejemplo. J.B's are extremely versatile. Well, those two pups are night and day different from each other so it will depend on what type of tone you're looking for. I remember when it first came out and everyone started putting these in their guitars. Sounds like Duncan Distortion to me, or SH-5 Custom. I currently have a Jackson Dinky DK2 with the factory fitted Seymour Duncan JB pickup in the bridge position. I own both, and through my setup, the HotRails is the clear winner in the tone dept. This is what gives it its tone. It's really YOUR call. 07-09-2006, 11:16 PM. I can only speak for the Dimarzio Super Distortion pickups as 3 models I personally have used in Fender Stratocasters. Seymour Duncan JB Model vs 35th Anniversary JB vs Antiquity JB Shootout Comparison. It was designed to hit the front end of an amp really hard, thus coaxing more overdrive out of it. Thanks for the input. (current production) 2. Interesting. If I can get a pickup that has as good of harmonics but without the overall mid harshness and mushy rhythm, I'd be in love. Super 3 was years ago. The Super Distortion is the exact opposite. Bill Lawrence it a good one if you like crisp high end with lots of cut. Has anyone noticed a humming sound with SD pickups? 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