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DiMarzio IBZ RG2550
DiMarzio/IBZ pickups on the RG2550Z Enlarge sprite
For more DiMarzio pickups, see DiMarzio pickups.

DiMarzio IBZ pickups (also known as DiMarzio/IBZ) are specially designed an manufactured for Ibanez by DiMarzio in the US. DiMarzio created special pickups for RG, SA and S models.

Some early series of pickups were also branded as IBZ/USA.

DiMarzio IBZ RG

DiMarzio IBZ RG
Brand:DiMarzio
Construction:Humbucking
Position:Bridge/Neck
Magnet:Ceramic
Description:Humbucking pickup used for RG series Prestige models in bridge and neck position. According to DiMarzio, the neck pickup is fairly bright-sounding, similar to a DiMarzio Super 2 (DP104). The bridge pickup is a little louder and warmer-sounding, and resembles a cross between the DiMarzio Steve Morse Bridge Model (DP200) and the DiMarzio Super Distortion (DP100).
Harmonically alive with medium high output


DiMarzio IBZ RG-S
Brand:DiMarzio
Construction:Single coil
Position:Mid
Magnet:Ceramic
Description:Single coil pickup used for RG Prestige models in mid position.
Well-balanced sound with clear tone.


DiMarzio IBZ SA

DiMarzio IBZ SA-N
Brand:DiMarzio
Construction:Humbucking
Position:Neck
Magnet:Alnico 5
Description:Humbucking pickup used for SA series Prestige models in the neck position. Introduced in 2005 for the SA2020FM and also used for the 2006 SA2120FM.
Responsive, warm and fat sound with rich harmonics and overtones.


DiMarzio IBZ SA-S
Brand:DiMarzio
Construction:Single coil
Position:Neck/Mid
Magnet:Alnico 5
Description:Single coil pickup used for SA Prestige models in the neck and mid position. Introduced in 2007 for the SA2160FM.
Well balanced sound with clear tone.


DiMarzio IBZ SA-B
Brand:DiMarzio
Construction:Humbucking
Position:Bridge
Magnet:Alnico 5
Description:Humbucking pickup used for SA series Prestige models in the bridge position. Introduced in 2005 for the SA2020FM and also used for the 2006 SA2120FM.
Provides expanded range of tone and powerful sound with clear sustain.


DiMarzio IBZ True Duo Bucker
Brand:DiMarzio
Construction:Humbucking
Position:Bridge
Magnet:Ceramic/Alnico 5
Description:Humbucking pickup used for SA Prestige models in the bridge position. Introduced in 2007 for the SA2160FM.
Well-balanced sound with clear tone.


DiMarzio IBZ S

DiMarzio IBZ S-N
Brand:DiMarzio
Construction:Humbucking
Position:Neck
Magnet:Ceramic
Description:Humbucking pickup used for S series Prestige models in the neck position.
Powerful-sounding with quick response.


DiMarzio IBZ S-S
Brand:DiMarzio
Construction:Single coil
Position:Mid
Magnet:Alnico 5
Description:Single coil pickup used for S Prestige models in the mid position.
Well-balanced sound with clear tone.


DiMarzio IBZ S-B
Brand:DiMarzio
Construction:Humbucking
Position:Bridge
Magnet:Ceramic
Description:Humbucking pickup used for S Prestige models in the bridge position.
Powerful-sounding with quick response. Enhanced harmonics and overtones.


DiMarzio IBZ USA

F1
Model no.:IBZ USA F1
Construction:Humbucker
Position:Bridge
Description:Found on the Radius / Roadstar Pro series (see 540R). This humbucker comes along with the IBZ USA C1 in the mid and neck positions. Introduced in 1987. Made by DiMarzio for Ibanez.


F2
Model no.:IBZ USA F2
Construction:Humbucker
Position:Bridge/ Neck (Bridge recommended)
Description:Like the IBZ F1 (Responsive, versatile humbucker with warm, classic tone and output. Works well in neck or bridge positions) but with more output, enhanced midrange punch and rich harmonics. Found on the Roadstar series and the Maxxas series. Recommended for bridge position. Made by DiMarzio for Ibanez.


F3
Model no.:IBZ USA F3
Construction:Humbucker
Position:Bridge
Description:Generally paired with the F4 in a dual humbucker configuration.


F4
Model no.:IBZ USA F4
Construction:Humbucker
Position:Neck
Description:Full sounding neck position pickup, found on the Roadstar series. Similar to PAF Pro but with slightly increased output. Made by DiMarzio for Ibanez.


C1
Model no.:IBZ USA C1
Construction:Single coil
Position:Middle/ Neck
Description:Single-coil found on the Radius / Roadstar Pro series (see 540R), along with the IBZ USA F1 in the bridge position. Introduced in 1987. Made by DiMarzio for Ibanez.


C2
Model no.:IBZ USA C2
Construction:Single coil
Position:Middle/ Neck
Description:Single-coil found on the Roadstar series (see 540S), along with the IBZ USA F2 in the bridge position. Introduced in 1987. Made by DiMarzio for Ibanez.


C3
Model no.:IBZ USA C3
Construction:Single coil
Position:Middle
Description:Single-coil found on the Roadstar series (see R540LTD), along with the IBZ USA F1/F2/F4 in the bridge position. Introduced in 1990. Made by DiMarzio for Ibanez.
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