- DiMarzio HS-4 (formerly YJM) DP217 Neck Pickup
- DiMarzio HS-4 (formerly YJM) DP217 Middle Pickup
- DiMarzio HS-3 DP117 Bridge Pickup
- Black Pearl Pickguard
- Skull Knobs
- Genuine CTS 250K Pots
- Vintage Wiring
- Easy Installation
DiMarzio HS-4 (formerly YJM)
The HS-4 is the vintage magnet-stagger version of the HS-3. While there is obviously a strong resemblance to the HS-3, the vintage stagger recreates the string-balance of single-coils from the 50s, producing a unique sound in the neck and middle positions with both chords and single-note soloing. And there's no 60-cycle hum.
- DC Resistance: 23.5K
- Output: 93mV
- Magnet: Alnico 5
- Wiring: Standard 4 conductor
Tech Talk: The HS-4 works very well with high-gain amps, but the classic setup is with an overdrive pedal and a Marshall amp. The pedal boosts sustain and distortion, and the sound cleans up dramatically when the pedal is switched off. Works well in all 3 positions for slightly warmer than usual Strat sound. The vintage 50's magnet stagger is a subtle change from the standard HS-3. It alters the overall balance between the individual strings, resulting in a little more clarity and string definition. This is most obvious on the unwound strings, particularly higher up the neck
The HS-3 has been the weapon of choice for Strat-powered classical metal since the early 1980s. Far from being a high-output monster, the HS-3 is actually a smooth and relatively quiet pickup that produces a sweet overdrive tone without jagged edges. These qualities combine perfectly with a heavily distorted amp, because the sound won't get muddy or messy. The HS-3 is also versatile - it's a noise-free pickup in a live situation or in the studio.
- DC Resistance: 23.72K
- Output: 93mV
- Magnet: Alnico 5
- Wiring: Standard 4 conductor
Tech Talk: The HS-3 works very well with high-gain amps, but the classic setup is with an overdrive pedal and a Marshall amp. The pedal boosts sustain and distortion, and the sound cleans up dramatically when the pedal is switched off. Works well in all 3 positions on a Strat for a slightly warmer-than-usual Strat sound. Also works well as a bridge pickup with HS-4 (neck) and HS-2 (middle). Combines in middle and neck positions with bridge humbuckers like PAF Pro, PAF, Air Classic and Norton.
- Fender Stratocaster Pickguard
- Black Pearl
- 11 Hole Pickguard
- American Standard
- Hot Rod and Deluxe Series Stratocasters (USA)
- Deluxe and '70s Stratocasters (Mexico)
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