bcresci wrote:I decided to email Dimarzio and put it to them. They didn't realize Jerry was running the Super 2 in split coil - initially they pointed me towards the SDS1 - but after I referred them to Dozin.com we go that sorted out. Their recommendation was the Evolution ISCV2 - used by Steve Vai in the middle position of his Jem series.
"A Super 2 in split mode is very bright. The closest single-coil in terms of sound and output level is the ISCV2."
Dimarzio Tech Support, 2010
mijknahs wrote:I also thought about using a switch instead of a pot for a tone control so you can go from off to full on (no inbetween). I use the tone control with distortion for that horn effect (like Jerry) and never use it partially rolled off. It's either turned all the way up or all the way down. A mini toggle switch would be more efficient.
SarnoMusicSolutions wrote:I'd been thinking lately that Jerry may have actually used the tone control quite a bit on the middle single coil Super II at times. There's some 80's and '90's JGB stuff where it seems kind of dark on top, but just slightly darker than full bright.
mijknahs wrote:I'm just saying in the last 15 years I have not had the need to roll the tone part way off on the middle pickup. I either have it all the way up or all the way off. Now, the bridge tone control I do use to tame the brightness sometimes but never use the middle tone that way.
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