DiMarzio Norton vs Seymour Duncan JB – pickup shoot out!

Have Guitar is excited to present a pickup shoot-out: the DiMarzio Norton vs Seymour Duncan JB! As I’ve seen some on-line discussions about these two pickups I just thought it could be interesting make a comparing video now that I just happens to temporarily have a guitar with a DiMarzio Norton in the studio. Gotta grab the opportunity when it knocks…

The DiMarzio is described as a pickup designed to “extend the tonal range and power without going over the top”. It has an Alnico 5 magnet and is rated by DiMarzio with treble 5.0, Mid 7.0 and bass 6.5. The Seymour Duncan JB is described as being able to handle any genre from blues to thrash with a hot output. It has an Alnico 5 magnet is rated as treble 7.5, mid 5-6 and bass 4-5 (roughly estimated by me as there are only staples at Seymour Duncans web page!).

In this video I will compare the two pickups through five different Kemper profiles, from log gain to very high gain rigs. And if you don’t wanna hear me talking here’s an index that you can use to jump between the actual playing:

01:49 – Fender SuperRev Clean (low gain)
03:44 – Fuchs Blackjack 21 MKII (crunch)
04:59 – Wizard (Mid-gain)
06:33 – Marshall JVM410 (High gain)
08:39 – Peavey 5150 (High gain)

Guitars used in this video:
ESP Phoenix II (Seymour Duncan JB / ’59)
ESP Eclipse (DiMarzio Norton / Air Norton)

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Kemper profiles used in this video:
The Fender SuperRev Clean profile can be found on Rig Exchange.

ReampZones Fuchs Blackjack 21 MKII

Pete’s Profiles Wizard

ReampZones Marshall JVM410

Mbritts 5150 pack

Kemper Amps

Seymour Duncan JB

DiMarzio Norton

 

Kemper Rig Showcase: Mattfigs BE100 (Friedman BE-100)

Have Guitar! is really proud to give you a Kemper rig showcase of Mattfigs BE100 pack – a Kemper profile pack that recreates the sound of an amplifier you won’t see everyday – the Friedman BE100. The Friedman BE-100 is quite expensive so getting this pack from Mattfig could save you some dimes…

This pack will give you both Direct profiles as well as Studio profiles, from clean ones to high gain and the tonal variation between the profiles means you will get big bunch of sounds right at your fingertips.

The original Friedman BE-100 amplifier is a hand-wired, 3-channel 100 W head, used by artists like Foo Fighters and Alice in Chains. It’s made in the USA – have a look at Friedmans web page for more information on this amp!

Guitars used:
ESP Eclipse (Dimarzio Norton)
ESP Phoenix II (Seymour Duncan JB)
Fender Amercian Standard Stratocaster (Shawbucker/Custom 50’s)

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Friedman BE100 pack at Mattfig/Moto Citu Mods

Freidman amplifiers

Kemper Amps

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