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Thread: JP16: DiMarzio Sonic Ecstasy pickups?

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    Question JP16: DiMarzio Sonic Ecstasy pickups?

    Hi folks,

    I noticed that the JP16 page has the DiMarzio Sonic Ecstasy pickups in the specs.
    JP 16 | Guitars | Ernie Ball Music Man

    Is this a typo or something new/unannounced?
    JP 6 Mystic Dream - DOB September 8th, 2011
    Majesty 6 Arctic Dream - DOB October 22nd, 2015

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    Last edited by Samoht; 06-28-2016 at 08:39 AM.

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    I wonder what the differences are between those and JP's other signature lines.

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    Any official word on what these pickups are all about ? Different than the Illuminators ?!
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    Majesty 7 Majestic Purple
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    Haven't found any info in the DiMarzio site nor EBMM... Most probably new pups for JP...!! Help BP!
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    I've been wondering about this too lol. I still haven't tried the illuminators


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    Hey! Just got back from warped tour and I visited the EBMM booth. One of the guys there shot a text message to a sales guy back in Cali. The info he back was that these new sonic ecstasy pickups are a beefier Illuminator. They were voiced specifically for the JP16 because of its Basswood/Floyd Rose combo. So less top end and more lows is what I was told. Sounds like it'll be a badass pickup.
    Majesty 6 Kinetic Blue
    Majesty 7 Majestic Purple
    PRS Custom 24-08
    Axe Fx III, invective 120
    EBMM JPXI 7 (Stolen http://forums.ernieball.com/music-ma...y-area-fl.html)

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    Quote Originally Posted by katsumura78 View Post
    Hey! Just got back from warped tour and I visited the EBMM booth. One of the guys there shot a text message to a sales guy back in Cali. The info he back was that these new sonic ecstasy pickups are a beefier Illuminator. They were voiced specifically for the JP16 because of its Basswood/Floyd Rose combo. So less top end and more lows is what I was told. Sounds like it'll be a badass pickup.
    Thanks for the info!
    Interesting, I'm looking forward to those pickups. I'd like to try them in the JP6.
    JP 6 Mystic Dream - DOB September 8th, 2011
    Majesty 6 Arctic Dream - DOB October 22nd, 2015

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    Petrucci and Dimarzio always come up with the coolest names for pickups.
    JPXI-Mystic Dream Japan Edition

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    New Updated Specs for JP 16 Sonic Ecstasy pickups

    Dimarzio Sonic Ecstasy pickups have been specifically designed to John's exacting specification's emphasizing an increased mid and low-frequency response. Sonic Ecstasy pickups deliver more power, depth, and warmth.

    DP269 Sonic Ecstasy neck HB 300(output) 4.5(treble) 7(mid) 6.5(bass) 13.8(DC RES)

    DP270 Sonic Ecstasy bridge HB 420(output) 4 (treble) 8.5(mid) 7.0(bass) 15.3(DC Res)

    DP721 Sonic Ecstasy 7 neck HB 260(output) 4.5 (treble) 7.5(mid) 7.0(bass) 14.12(DC Res)

    DP722 Sonic Ecstasy 7 bridge HB 405(output) 4.5 (Treble) 7.5(mid) 7.0(bass) 13.84(DC RES)





    SONIC ECSTASY NECK DP269 US Pat. 4501185, 5908998
    SONIC ECSTASY BRIDGE DP270 US Pat. 5908998
    SONIC ECSTASY 7 NECK DP721 US Pat. 4501185, 5908998
    SONIC ECSTASY 7 BRIDGE DP722 US Pat. 5908998
    All pickups listed have ceramic magnets

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    Drove over to Bass Central and played a JP16-7. Sound wise I don't think it's worlds apart from a Majesty. I played both back to back and there's slightly more low mid/bass in the 16. Cool guitar none the less.
    Majesty 6 Kinetic Blue
    Majesty 7 Majestic Purple
    PRS Custom 24-08
    Axe Fx III, invective 120
    EBMM JPXI 7 (Stolen http://forums.ernieball.com/music-ma...y-area-fl.html)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Drakester View Post
    Hi folks,

    I noticed that the JP16 page has the DiMarzio Sonic Ecstasy pickups in the specs.
    JP 16 | Guitars | Ernie Ball Music Man

    Is this a typo or something new/unannounced?
    I have heard something to the effect that they are retooled Illuminators that compensate for the extra brightness that comes with a Floyd Rose bridge. In other words, should sound very similar to the Illuminators. I just bought a JP16 from Pete Dubaldo and will have it Tuesday, looking forward to flying them off against each other.
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    Fender 60's Tribute Strat(Two-Tone Burst)

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    Oooh, I'll be eager to see pics of your JP16! Haven't seen any other than the pics on EBMM site.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jones4tone View Post
    Oooh, I'll be eager to see pics of your JP16! Haven't seen any other than the pics on EBMM site.
    I will do my best to post some pics when I get a chance.
    GUITARS

    EBMM JP15 (Trans Gold Japanese Maple Quilt)
    EBMM JP15 (Diablo Blue Flame Top)
    EBMM Axis BFR (Steel Blue #044)
    PRS Custom 22 (Violet)
    PRS Silver Sky (White)
    Fender American Performer Tele (Buttercream)
    Fender 60's Tribute Strat(Two-Tone Burst)

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