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DiMarzio Launches the Steve Vai Signature UtoPIA Blue Powder Pickup

DiMarzio Launches the Steve Vai Signature UtoPIA Blue Powder Pickup

Designed for Steve Vai’s signature Ibanez PIA guitar, the UtoPIA Neck pickup features a custom laser-cut baroque style cover over a gold patterned layer.


Using the Evolution Neck as the basic platform, the UtoPIA Neck was designed to focus more on the low-end response of the guitar while adding thickness and body to the top end. The challenge was to still deliver the harmonics for which the Evolution is known. Upper mid-range frequencies were also dialed back to produce a less aggressive attack and provide more control.

Designed to be a perfect choice for bright guitars that favor an upper mid-range peak, the UtoPIA Neck will level out uneven frequencies. Great for coil-splitting in combination with the UtoPIA Middle. The UtoPIA Neck is also a great choice for the bridge position when looking for something to balance with a lower output neck pickup.

Available in F-spacing only.

Features

  • Recommended For: Neck or Bridge position for all solid body guitars.
  • Quick Connect: No
  • Wiring: 4 Conductor
  • Magnet: Ceramic
  • Resistance: 12.68 kOhm

$159.99 USD. More info at: www.dimarzio.com.

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