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The PAF Pro® has the most transparent sound of the group of Modern Classic Humbuckers. That's not to say there isn't plenty of aggressive chunk in the bottom-end, because there is a spike in the mid - range that gives the pickup a subtle aw vowel sound, like a wah-wah pedal stopped in the middle. It adds drive to the high note bends and grind to notes on the low E string. The transparency of its sound lets the PAF Pro® cut through heavy processing. Other pickups get lost in the mud of the effects chain. The PAF Pro® is EQ'd to enhance, not fight, all the gain and processing it's sent through. The high-end is tweaked in a way that lets the pickup's character stand out regardless of how intense the situation gets. The sound of a PAF Pro® combined with a single-coil pickup in the middle position adds the versatility of the traditional glassy twang to any guitar. Using a five-way pickup switch and backing off on the guitar's volume control gives you a range of tone from over the top to slashing funk rhythm.
Recommended For: The PAF Pro® is a dependable choice right across the board - neck and bridge positions, solid-body, semi-hollow and hollow body guitars are equally effective uses.
Tech Talk: This is a great building block pickup, because it's effective in many different situations. Try it in the neck position with a hotter bridge pickup - anything from a Norton® to a Super Distortion® will create a calibrated two-humbucker match. As a bridge pickup, it's really effective with single-coils, because it won't drown them out with too much power, and it's bright enough to blend in tone-wise.
|Model||DP151 PAF Pro Humbucker Electric Guitar Pickup (Black, Standard Spaced)|
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Comments about DiMarzio DP151 PAF Pro Humbucker Electric Guitar Pickup:
I decided to customize my jackson and swirl painted myself. Now I purchased a PAF Pro pick up and the tone from it is amazing. My old pickups couldnt handle any gain and when i played up in the higher ranges, they would scream in agony. I finally grew tired of it and being in a band, I needed my favorite guitar to be able to go to 11. Therefore, I bought the PAF and have never been happier. This was easily worth the money and a smart purchase.
DP151 PAF Pro Humbucker Electric Guitar Pickup
The manufacturer's warranty covers parts for five years and labor for five years from date of purchase. The warranty excludes damage from misuse, abuse, and contains other exclusions.