Jackson Expands Pro Series Dinky DK Platform

Updates include the brand-new Pro DK Modern EverTune 7 and Pro DK Modern HT6 MS plus several new finishes.

Scottsdale, AZ (September 10, 2020) -- Jackson today announces the expansion of its Pro Series Dinky platform with the brand new Pro DK Modern EverTune 7 and Pro DK Modern HT6 MS, new finishes for the Pro DK Modern HT6 and Pro DK2 Ash, as well as a fresh new finish for the X Series Soloist SLX DX.

The Pro Series Dinky DK Modern EverTune 7 model provides the ultimate high-performance experience for today’s modern players.

Featuring a 26.5” scale length, this modern 7-string guitar’s basswood Dinky body is paired with a sturdy graphite-reinforced bolt-on three-piece maple/wenge/maple neck. The satin finish on the back of the neck creates greater playing comfort, while a heel-mount truss rod adjustment wheel makes for quick and easy neck relief tweaks. Designed for fast and intricate playing, the 12”-16” compound radius bound ebony fingerboard hosts 24 jumbo frets and offset pearloid dot inlays, while Luminlay side dots provide fretboard guidance even on the darkest of stages.

Active multi-voiced Fishman Fluence Open Core PRF-CO7 bridge and neck humbucking pickups give this powerful instrument its dynamic tone — capable of over-wound hot-rodded crunch or vintage snap. With the five-way blade in pickup positions one (full bridge) or five (full neck), leverage the tone control with push/pull activation to switch from voice one to voice two. Pickups positions two, three and four all feature voice 3’s single-coil tone.

The EverTune F7 bridge never goes out of tune, making this DK Modern the perfect instrument for both the studio or live performances. Other next-level features include a single volume control, Gotoh locking tuners, Graph Tech TUSQ XL nut and Dunlop dual-locking strap buttons.

No-nonsense style also arrives in the form of a Primer Gray finish, complete with a reverse 3x4 AT-1 color matched headstock and black hardware.

The Pro Series Dinky DK Modern HT6 MS features premium appointments catering to highly technical playing, multi-dimensional tone and ergonomic design.

The HT6 MS accommodates two scale lengths on one fingerboard (25.5”-26.5”) and improves overall playing comfort while improving tension and intonation. Its basswood Dinky body is paired with a sturdy graphite-reinforced bolt-on three-piece maple/wenge/maple neck, featuring a satin finish on the back for greater playing comfort. The 12”-16” compound radius bound ebony fingerboard hosts 24 jumbo frets, offset pearloid dot inlays, Graph Tech TUSQ XL nut and Luminlay side dots.

A pair of multi-voiced Fishman Fluence Modern PRF-MH7 pickups are directly mounted to the body for improved vibration transfer. This re-imagined set delivers the most sought-after humbucking tones, from modern active pickup sounds to super-hot high-output humbucking tones. This instrument’s versatile voice can be explored with a five-way blade switch, single volume control and tone control with push/pull knob to switch from an active to passive tone for more dynamic picking attack.

The HT6 MS also features Gotoh locking tuners and a Hipshot 6 fixed bridge for improved intonation and enhanced sustain.

Unparalleled style arrives in the form of a dazzling Snow White finish, complete with a reverse 3x3 AT-1 color matched headstock and black hardware.

The Jackson Pro Series Dinky DK Modern HT6 is now available in a Baked White finish with a color matched reverse 3x3 AT-1 headstock and black hardware.

This next-level model features an ash body, sturdy graphite-reinforced bolt-on three-piece maple/wenge/maple neck, Graph Tech TUSQ XL nut, heel-mount truss rod adjustment wheel and 12"-16" compound radius bound ebony fingerboard with 24 jumbo frets, offset pearloid dot inlays and Luminlay side dots.

Active multi-voiced Fishman Fluence Open Core PRF-COC bridge and neck humbucking pickups provide dynamic tone. With the five-way blade in pickup positions one (full bridge) or five (full neck), leverage the tone control with push/pull activation to switch from voice one to voice two. Pickups positions two, three and four all feature voice 3’s single-coil tone.

The versatile HT6 also features a single volume control, Gotoh locking tuners and a Hipshot 6 fixed bridge for improved intonation and enhanced sustain.

The Jackson Pro Series Dinky DK2 Ash is also now offered in a Baked White finish with a color matched pointed 6-in-line headstock and black hardware.

The Pro DK2 Ash features an ash body with sculpted shredder's cut heel, bolt-on maple neck with graphite reinforcement and scarf joint and a heel-mount truss rod adjustment wheel for convenient neck relief tweaks. The 12"-16" compound radius ebony fingerboard features 24 jumbo frets and offset pearloid dot inlays.

A pair of direct mount Seymour Duncan humbucking pickups—JB (bridge) and ’59 (neck)—deliver powerful punch while retaining clarity with enhanced note definition. This instrument is also equipped with single volume and tone controls plus five-way blade switching to tweak and refine tone, and a recessed Floyd Rose 1000 Series double-locking tremolo bridge system for improved tuning stability.

The Jackson X Series Soloist SLX DX is a distinctive and affordable model offering many fine features desired by today’s shredders, including a poplar body and a through-body maple neck with graphite reinforcement and tilt-back scarf joint headstock. Hosting 24 jumbo frets and pearloid sharkfin inlays, its 12”-16” bound compound radius laurel fingerboard curves more dramatically at the nut for easy chording and flattens out as it approaches the neck joint for low-action bends without fretting out.

Duncan Designed alnico HB-103N neck and high-output ceramic HB-103B bridge humbucking pickups power this metal beast with an expansive voice loaded with crunchy, full-bodied tone ideal for brazen lead work or punchy rhythms runs.

Tone is fully customizable with three-way blade switching and single volume and tone controls, while a Floyd Rose Special double-locking tremolo bridge system provides excellent tuning stability and dynamic tremolo action.

Sleek and sinister, the SLX DX is available in a new Silverburst finish with black hardware and pointed 6-in-line black headstock.

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