DiMarzio DP228 Crunch Lab Humbucking Electric Guitar Pickup


DiMarzio DP228 Crunch Lab Humbucking Electric Guitar Pickup


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    John Petrucci has been pushing the envelope of progressive metal since the late eighties, and the new DiMarzio DP228 Crunch Lab™ Bridge Model ensued from the most recent collaboration with John. He used it throughout Dream Theater’s tenth studio album, “Black Clouds & Silver Linings”. John swears this is the best live and studio sound he has ever had, and the name says it all — “crunch” is what it’s all about with a big, tight sound that’s neither muddy nor thin.

    Recommended For: Bridge position

    Tech Talk

    The Crunch Lab™ is noteworthy (bad pun alert) for what it doesn’t do: it’s not a screamer, and it’s not about thundering lows. Its physical appearance is identical to the D Sonic™, but the internal design is a lot different. It’s louder, and the highs have more depth. The lows and mids are more open, and this is crucial for playing chords with body and presence through a gained-out amp. The voicing of the pickup is also different enough to the point that John prefers the Crunch Lab™ to be installed in almost all of his guitars (including the JP Bari) with the solid bar toward the neck, regardless of the guitar’s tuning.

    Get yours today; with the Sam Ash Direct 45/60day return/ price protection policy, we assure the best price and a fast, free delivery.


    Wiring: 4 Conductor

    Magnet: Ceramic

    Output mV: 410

    DC Resistance: 11.03 Kohm

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  • Specification

    Series The Crunch
    Other Features F-Spaced
    Model DP228
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    4-Conductor Pickup Instructions

    Warranty Info:

    DP228 Crunch Lab Humbucking 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.