Awesome pickup. I have an Ibanez RG3EX1 w/ 'Designed by EMG' ceramics in it and I'm kinda torn between the DiMarzio X2N and D-Activator. I'll use it for metal, classic metal, hard rock, rock. 172 Posts 65 Topics Last post by buddroyce in Re: Big Server Update! In this video I test a DiMarzio X2N against a $35 knock off. That doesn't mean anything though. Take a look in the compartment where the pickup switch and pots(tone/volume knobs) are kept, it should be able to fit there. idk that dimebag pickups got me pretty disappointed in duncan. I was thinking about putting the x2n in my G&L because I also have two single coils in it and that way I could still keep them working which I wouldn't be able to with EMG. Humbucker for 7-string guitars Bridge position, Colour: black Even if chocolate chip is on your mind, our cookies make an important contribution to a great shopping experience. I'm gonna contact EMG and get some info. tone forum. It's the loudest and the clearest of the bunch. It sounds pretty dull in my lpc, the 81 was thinner but just sounded better, tighter, better tone for metal and hard rock, at least for what I wanted. ... i am very intrigued by this pickup. Im Switching my pick ups in my guitar and nead to know the Pros and cons of the 2 ? SD makes some good pickups, and the sound charts and descriptions are usually great information...the JB has a very pronounced upper mid hump in the eq curve...very '80s sounding to my ear, srv3fender--think about what guitar you are putting it in, what sound characteristics the guitar displays, what type of music you play, what amps you are using, and then take a look through the seymour duncan and dimarzio catalogs and read the charts and descriptions...each winds good pickups and each offers many options with different characteristic sounds, it's hard to make a worthwhile suggestion without knowing all the details. For me the best ! If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account. srv3fender, August 15, 2006 in Electric Guitars, but i havent really played through a super distortion, Ive tried the dimebag pickup, and i kinda heard something i like but then everything else would fall out, i like the emgs but i wish i could find something more wet sounding. i just want to hear an A/B comparison of the 2! Clear editor. I wouldn't get too caught up in it, they all make really good ones. I really want the X2N but I'm afraid it won't be as brutal in my axe, hence why I'll probably end up with the EMG-81(though it's not a bad alternative at all). The X2N is awesome. Re: DiMarzio D Activator OR EMG 81 ??? You can post now and register later. You can hear pinch harmonics in that clip that aren't there at all for the 81. Remember me Not recommended on shared computers. on December 03, 2020, 03:20:24 am The Emg 81 vs. DiMarzio X2N 2005-07-10, 00:33 Forestofthedead6 New Blood : Join Date: Jul 2005. I like the adjustable pole pieces though. I am also in this same boat. Buy @ Classified Ads. EMG 81-7 Black $94 €80.17 1 Fishman Fluence Mod.HB 7 Soapb.Set WH $222 €187.93 Fishman Fluence Javier Reyes Set 7 BK $283 €239.66 76 DiMarzio DP 102BK X2N F-Spaced $88 €75 46 DiMarzio LiquiFire 7 … Re: sh13 vs Dimarzio Super 3 and X2N The Super 3 is very warm and midrangey with tight bass and dark highs, yet harmonics still come out nicely. Re: What's the DiMarzio X2N like? Can't go wrong, but don't try to play cleans with it alone. From what I understand the first generation of the 2i2 had some clipping problems when using hot pickups.   Your link has been automatically embedded. does anyone have experience in using this pickup? But when I get my Razorback Rust I was going to take the Dimebucker out and put in a x2n. DP102 X2N, Humbucker guitar pickup from DiMarzio in the High Power series. 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