Thread starter Art Rodriguez; Start date Oct 30, 2015; Art Rodriguez Inspired. DiMarzio Illuminator 7 String Bridge Humbucker White Chrome Poles DP757 OPEN BOX. 13 watching. I've been playing guitar since I was 8 years old. Type: Humbucker Color: Black. His DiMarzio Crunch Lab and LiquiFire set is one of my favourite combinations ever, and the Illuminators are no slouches either (I haven’t tried his Sonic Ecstasy set but I’m sure they’re badass too). I would like to see if any of you that own a Majesty have upgraded pickups to the newer Dimarzio Dreamcatcher/Rainmaker pickups from either the Sonic Ecstasy's or Illuminator's. Trending at $105.24. Messages 1,409. Brand: DiMarzio … 1:15 DiMarzio Illuminator 7 All settings are exactly the same, only the pickup was changed. … Very dark, and low mid focused. More in the realm of my DC 245. 5 watching. From United States. List of Guitar products from manufacturer DiMarzio. $140 new (1 offer) DiMarzio Imperium 6. Excellent! The result is a sweet overdriven sound that can clean up when the volume is rolled down and remains solid and articulate with high gain.”. Thanks for your reply. Then the Illuminator set in 2013. Over the years you may have seen my writing on Guitar World, Premier Guitar, Seymour Duncan, Gibson.com, Australian Guitar, Australian Musician, Mixdown Magazine, Blunt, Beat, The Brag, StarWars.com and many more. At first I wasn't impressed. The EQ range of 5.5 (bass) , 5.5 (mids) and 5 (treble) gives the Illuminator bridge a nice balanced tonal setup, which should work great for a variety of guitars. Hello Fender Vintera Series, goodbye Road Worn series. Discussion in 'Pickups, Electronics & General Tech' started by Studiostriver, Sep 28, 2019. $140 new (1 offer) DiMarzio DP276F Pandemonium Neck. Apr 1, 2020 #7 I have heard both sound bad in some guitars, but the TZ/AN set in my RG655 is magical. Dimarzio Virtual Solo. DiMarzio The Black Angel. Although it may seem odd, John Petrucci has recently requested more of a blues-based tone without sacrificing his signature Dream Theater sound. The Illuminator I think is very balanced, as well as it makes the guitar sound bolder and somehow more "fat". 7 new & refurbished from US $99.99. I haven't had a chance to do too much with them. You can check out my guitar playing at Bandcamp or on YouTube, check out the I Heart Guitar podcast and feel free to email me at [email protected] - oh and unsolicited SEO service emails will be printed out just so I can have the tactile pleasure of having something to scrunch up and throw in the trash. I used my Fractal Axe-Fx (Doubleverb for the clean parts … Out Of Stock . Yep. $99.99. Let's see. His latest collaboration with DiMarzio is the Rainmaker neck and Dreamcatcher bridge humbucker set, which DiMarzio describes like this: “The Dreamcatcher™ Bridge reflects John Petrucci’s continuing process of refining and expanding his sound. DiMarzio Dreamcatcher 7 String Bridge Humbucker Red W/Black Poles DP 724. S$310.00. Watch the video for MSG’s ‘Drilled To Kill’, Hear the new Bob Evans single, ‘Born Yesterday’. 5 Watching. Top Rated Seller. Oct 30, 2015 #1 Hey guys, I changed the Ionizers that I had in my Jeff Loomis and took the oportunity to record a comparison between the Ionizer Bridge and the Illuminator Bridge. C $135.68; Buy It Now +C $25.71 shipping; From United States; Dimarzio Blaze Guitar Pickup Set Green 7 String . DiMarzio Air Norton … Top Rated Seller. Listen to Wolfgang Van Halen’s debut single. Top Rated Seller Top Rated Seller. The low-end is the tightest I have heard from any high-output pickup and it has a lot of presence but it never gets shrill or too spikey (like the D-Sonic). I ordered Ionizers 2 months ago and still waiting the appropriate time to go to luthier to put them into JP7,and we have the same guitar from 2007,same color. S$110.00. "-John Petrucci Illuminator Neck Model DP256: "I was looking for something to give me aggression and a tight sound, as well as an expressive lead sound. Smooth highs but the mids can crunch or wail. Now imagine the middle ground and you have the Dreamcatcher and Rainmaker humbuckers. The Rainmaker™ Neck and Dreamcatcher™ Bridge were developed for John Petrucci of Dream Theater. S$89.00. The Rainmaker™ Neck and Dreamcatcher™ Bridge were developed for John Petrucci of Dream Theater. I'll be honest, I thought they sounded sort of dull in the Majesty I tried them in. Bring tissues. From Indonesia; DiMarzio Illuminator 7 String Bridge Humbucker Green W/Black Poles DP 757. The Rainmaker 7™ Neck and Dreamcatcher 7™ Bridge were developed for John Petrucci of Dream Theater. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-sevenstring_rosbtf_728x90'); }); I've also worked as a guitar teacher (up to 50 students a week), a setup tech, a newspaper editor, and I've dabbled in radio a little bit. C $145.03. $90.99 . USA Dimarzio DP165 Breed Black Bridge Humbucker Guitar Pickup . What are your thoughts on d sonic vs crunch lab vs illuminator for a mahogany rg7 (bear in mind this one has a maple top) guitarplayerone, Nov 16, 2013 #101. Thanks. EtaCarinae Member. The reach of Dream Theater’s axeman John Petrucci spans well beyond the prog-rock/metal scene. Page 2 of 2 < Prev 1 2. Guitar news, reviews, interviews, videos and lessons. DiMarzio Ionizer 7 VS Illuminator 7 - Quantum + Cab Pack 13. I think they would have been more suited in a brighter guitar, like some of the other JPs rather than the Majesty. Messages: 224 Likes Received: 311. SUCK IT, Hot Lixx Guitar. C $267.99; Buy It Now; Free Shipping; Only 1 left! S$125.00. I've been a professional music journalist since 1997. Joe Satriani signs his first single coil pickup 09/23; See all news items on DiMarzio Guitars Buy It Now. Today I tweaked the heights and poles. 1 product rating 1 product ratings - DiMarzio F-spaced Dreamcatcher Bridge Humbucker Blue W/Black Poles DP 282. S$89.00. It was boomy in the lows, with too much compression and not enough dynamic response. Discussion in 'Pickups, Electronics & General Tech' started by Studiostriver, Sep 28, 2019. $90 new (2 offers) DiMarzio DP257 Illuminator Bridge. 10 new & refurbished from US $89.99. Dimarzio VIRTUAL VINTAGE® 54 PRO. = 0) && (displayOnPages.indexOf(pageType) >= 0) && (displayOnUser.indexOf(userType) >= 0)) { Noisy Humbucker said: ↑ I’d say I prefer the DC/RM as they give me this full … Mr. John Petrucci of Dream Theater has a heck of a pair of ears on him for designing pickups. Brand: DiMarzio. From United States. DiMarzio Dreamcatcher 7 String Bridge Humbucker Black/Creme W/Chrome Poles DP724. DiMarzio Illuminator Guitar Pickups for John Petrucci - YouTube Illuminator Bridge Model DP257: "It's a bit more bold, it has more clarity and more presence. DiMarzio DP282F Dreamcatcher Bridge. DiMarzio Air Norton S Single Coil Pick-up W/Nickel Plated Rails DP 180. Designed for John Petrucci's Music Man JP13 guitar, the Illuminator Neck and Bridge Models are the next generation in John's signature pickups with DiMarzio. DiMarzio DP228 Crunch Lab F … In this guitar, Illuminator has a balanced EQ w/ slightly less highs. Hearty girth in low mids. C $22.85 shipping. The Mesa Mark amps just loves darker pickups and guitars. - YouTube It's the subtle differences that make them different pickups, the different between the illuminator 7 and the Liquifire 7 "seems" to me to be different resistances and different pole pieces, (two rows of hex screws vs a tradtional screw/slug arrangement). Prewired telecaster configuration with Dimarzio pickups. DiMarzio Sugar Chakra. DiMarzio F-spaced Dreamcatcher Bridge Humbucker Blue W/Black Poles DP 282. Especially the Mark V as it is so mid focused. Now that guitar sounds big, fat and clear. Top Rated Seller. DiMarzio Dreamcatcher and Rainmaker Humbucker Set March 11, 2020 March 11, 2020 darthphineas Ceramic, DiMarzio, ... And then think about how open and vibrant and organic the Illuminator set is. Brand New. DiMarzio Paf 70. Joined: Jan 9, 2006 Location: Spain. Even if I had time I doubt it would be objective enough to help, sorry. Buy It Now. Copyright Peter Hodgson All Rights Reserved 2020 Theme: intimate by, DiMarzio’s new John Petrucci pickups are out now. Trending at $91.99. Has anyone tested DiMarzio Dreamcatcher and Rainmaker so far? And the Sonic Ecstasy set in 2017. The Crunch Lab bridge and Liquifire neck set in 2009. John says the new Rainmaker™ and Dreamcatcher™ neck and bridge pickups are “the quintessential tone-monsters we’ve been working on together since our very first collaboration, and the end result is absolutely mind-blowing. Re: Dimarzio Illuminator VS Evolution VS Gravity Storm - Decision Time! Out Of Stock. From Dimarzio: Dreamcatcher/Liquifire (I prefer alnico neck pups) From Duncan: Custom or Custom UOA5 / Jazz Definitely different flavors here. It has power but is not ultra-high output. Make sure to check out the reviews but first of all press the red button below to see if it fits your music taste. They look like an interesting pickup too - funny how the mids are boosted on these new pickups! C $100.03. 5 out of 5 stars. It just loved my Les Paul Standard and full mahogany Suhr Modern. Get the best deal for Black Humbucker DiMarzio Guitar Pickups from the largest online selection at eBay.com. ). It is also much more dynamic and expressive. Messages: 165 Likes Received: 83. A quick demo of the new guitar produced by DocGuitar, equipped with DiMarzio Illuminator. | Free shipping on many items! His DiMarzio Crunch Lab and LiquiFire set is one of my favourite combinations ever, and the Illuminators are no slouches either (I haven’t tried his Sonic Ecstasy set but I’m sure they’re badass too). The power is concentrated on the low mids, and there is a small scoop in the upper mids to keep the overall sound both warm and defined. John says the new Rainmaker 7™ and Dreamcatcher 7™ neck and bridge pickups are “the quintessential tone-monsters we’ve been working on together since our very first collaboration, and the end result is absolutely mind-blowing. C $91.39. The Dreamcatcher bridge and Rainmaker neck humbucker set is the fourth signature set for Dream Theater powerhouse John Petrucci.Fourth? C $158.60. The Illuminator DP256 Neck and DP257 Bridge were unleashed in 2013 as Petrucci’s newest signature set of pickups. Hi! Studiostriver SS.org Regular. John says the new Rainmaker™ and Dreamcatcher™ neck and bridge pickups are “the quintessential tone-monsters we’ve been working on together since our very first collaboration, and the end result is absolutely mind-blowing. guitarplayerone said: ↑ Please do. Petrucci is in the elite class of a player’s player that frequently sends mere mortals back to the woodshed until strings break or fingers bleed. Showing slide {CURRENT_SLIDE} of {TOTAL_SLIDES} - Best … The pickups are available in six and seven-string configurations in a huge variety of colours, and you can learn more about them on Petrucci’s Artists Page on DiMarzio.com, along with the various other pickups he’s used over the years. I have band practice tonight, so I'll get a better idea of how they feel. Joined: Aug 5, 2012 Location: Bosnia and Herzegovina/Belltown . From United States +C $24.94 shipping. Dimarzio Illuminator Bridge DP257. DiMarzio DP277F Pandemonium Bridge. Liek you seem to suggest, everything else might be identical! RolanTHUNDER: All Other Guitars (including Prestige) 52: 01-17-2014 02:59 PM: Dimarzio Illuminator Pickups: mertay: Pickups & wiring: 23: 10-26-2013 02:20 PM: FT:Dimarzio Evolution F-Spaced Bridge for your Dimarzio Breed Neck Pickup: guitarscott : Classified Ads: Guitars and Gear: 1: 10-22-2010 12:38 PM: Posting … DiMarzio DP260 PAF Master Neck . Top Rated Seller Top Rated Seller. From United States +C $24.94 shipping. All my customers love this as an all around pickup. DiMarzio Illuminator. Check out Dean Delray’s new podcast, The Grail. $0 used (1 offer) DiMarzio DP261 PAF Master Bridge. C $25.45 shipping. Dimarzio's new Dreamcatcher and Rainmaker pickups. Dimarzio Illuminator VS Evolution VS Gravity Storm - Decision Time! I'm Peter Hodgson. I’d say I prefer the DC/RM as they give me this full punchy dark tone I didn’t really realize I wanted, but - and I can’t stress this enough - it really is a dark set. kb813 , Oct 27, 2019 So hit me up if you're a guitar company that needs a writer or social media guy, okay? It's my warmest and sweetest sounding guitar; something Burstbuckers would sound lovely in. The Rainmaker™ Neck achieves this with a broader EQ than John’s other models, with open mids and a bit less output. Which of them do you prefer? “The Dreamcatcher™ Bridge is a heavyweight pickup that’s also light on its feet. Steve Vai has unveiled his new Synergy Amps module. The Dimarzio 36th Anniversary pups were a huge step in the right direction, but still not quite enough lows. $89.00. DiMarzio … | Browse our daily deals for even more savings! S$95.00. I actually just installed a set of these into my RG7620VK last night. 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