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Dimarzio Model P+Js

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by pdusen, Dec 16, 2004.

  1. pdusen


    Aug 18, 2004
    I'm using a GSR200, and as a possible future enhancement I'd like to change out the pickups. They're pretty good for their price, but they can hum something aweful at times. However, I'd like to keep the stock ibanez pre-amp.

    I've heard good things about Dimarzios. How close to the originals do you think they sound? Also, is the humcancelling on the pickups as effective as I've been led to believe?

    Also, what are the other possible causes for the hum? Bad shielding? Wiring? I'm relunctant to do much other modding to this bass (actually, I'd rather just save up for another bass.)
  2. A9X


    Dec 27, 2003
    Sinny, Oztraya
    Do a search in this forum for "Dimento" or "Dimentos" as TBer luknfur has done a couple of threads comparing pickups including these, iirc in a GSR200.
    I have no idea how they'll sound in your axe, but I like the DM's.
  3. David Wilson

    David Wilson Administrator Staff Member Administrator Supporting Member

    Oct 14, 2002
    Lower Westchester, NY
  4. pdusen


    Aug 18, 2004
    I've read that thread, and while it's certainly relevant, my question was a bit more specific, involving the humming of my electronics as a whole.
  5. Use the search feature for hum and shielding keywords. Much has been written.

    Seek out "guitarnuts" on the web. He details shielding in-depth.