S-style Chime Without the Piercing Highs
- Single-coil pickup that’s tailor-made for S-style electric guitars
- Dishes out the perfect blend of vintage-style brightness, along with a pronounced treble boost
- Custom-staggered Alnico V magnets avoid upper-note harshness — no ice-pick frequencies
The DiMarzio True Velvet single-coil electric guitar neck pickup is all about nailing a classic S-style tone, but without the ice-pick frequencies that can accompany it. Armed with hand-ground magnets and old-school cloth-covered wire, this pickup dishes out the perfect blend of vintage-style brightness, along with a pronounced treble boost. Whether you’re playing chords or single notes, everything will be clear and articulate. That said, the True Velvet’s custom-staggered Alnico V magnets avoid the upper-note harshness that plagues many S-style single-coil pickups. The you will love the versatility of this pickup — it covers just about any musical genre. So, if you want vintage single-coil tone without the nail-in-the-ear highs, load a True Velvet into your favorite axe.