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Product Description

Introducing the revolutionary pickup that changed the game forever. Before the Super Distortion®, there were no replacement pickups available. Developed in the early 1970s, this pickup (along with its original 3-conductor version, the Dual Sound®) was the first to specifically push a tube amp into full overdrive. Today, it remains the gold standard for all other high-output pickups.

The Super Distortion® delivers the perfect balance of power and tone, making both single notes and chords jump out of your amp and fill the room with a wall of sound. Its classic tone includes thick, boosted mids, deep lows, and rich highs. This iconic sound has been heard on countless platinum records for over 30 years, as used by notable guitarists such as Ace Frehley, Al Di Meola, and Paul Gilbert. And with its 4-conductor wiring, you can easily access Strat®-like split and series-parallel modes for added versatility.

Join the thousands of great players who know that the Super Distortion® is the ultimate high-power pickup. Preserve the title and experience the best all 'round high-power pickup ever made in style with our UK English html-formatted product description.

Tech Talk

When Dimarzio first built the Super Distortion®, it was a 1-conductor pickup. As a 4-conductor pickup, it's extremely versatile. Coil-splitting produces a very Strat®-like option, both in tone and power. Parallel wiring is similar to splitting, but it's still humbucking and a little more hollow-sounding; Paul Gilbert used to use two Super Distortion® pickups wired in parallel when he was in Racer X.

Quick Connect
4 Conductor
13.68 Kohm
Year of Introduction


Product Code

DiMarzio Super Distortion F Spaced Humbucker Black - DP100FBK

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Product Code DP100FBK