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List of Ibanez pickupsEdit

Axis pickupsEdit

Main article: Axis pickups


Ibanez USA DiMarzio designed pickupsEdit

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. Recommended for bridge position. Made by DiMarzio for Ibanez.


F4
Model no.:IBZ USA F4
Construction:Humbucker
Position:Neck
Description:Full sounding neck position pickup. Similar to PAF Pro but with slightly incereased output. Made by DiMarzio for Ibanez.


C3
Model no.:IBZ USA C3
Construction:Single Coil
Position:Middle
Description:Non-stack single coil complements F series humbuckers when used in the middle position. Made by DiMarzio for Ibanez.


Ibanez V & S series pickupsEdit

Single 1
Model no.:IBZ S1
Construction:Single coil
Position:Neck/Mid
Magnet:Alnico 5
Description:Traditional sounding, yet high output single coil with Alnico 5 polepieces for even string output. Designed to work with humbuckers in the split position.


Single 2
Model no.:IBZ S2
Construction:Single coil
Position:Neck
Description:Traditional sounding single coil calibrated for neck position.


Single 3
Model no.:IBZ S3
Construction:Single coil
Position:Mid
Description:Traditional sounding single coil calibrated for mid position.


Vintage 1
Model no.:IBZ V1
Construction:Humbucking
Position:Neck
Magnet:Alnico 5
Description:Neck humbucker usually paired with Vintage 2 in bridge


Vintage 2
Model no.:IBZ V2
Construction:Humbucking
Position:Bridge
Magnet:Alnico 5
Description:Bridge humbucker usually paired with Vintage 1 in neck


Vintage 6
Model no.:IBZ V6
Construction:Humbucking
Position:Bridge
Description:Designed to work with Single 2 and Single 3 in SSH configuration, introduced in 1992. Even toned, bright, cutting lead humbucker.


Vintage 7
Model no.:IBZ V7
Construction:Humbucking
Position:Neck
Magnet:Ceramic
Description:Introduced in 1992.
Tight, but bright for a neck humbucker. Very dynamic for chording and rhythm.


Vintage 77
Model no.:IBZ V7
Construction:Humbucking
Position:Neck
Magnet:Ceramic
Description:Seven-string version of Vintage 7 pickup.


Vintage 8
Model no.:IBZ V8
Construction:Humbucking
Position:Bridge
Magnet:Alnico 5
Description:Introduced in 1992. Warm yet articulate lead pickup with enhanced overtones. Good harmonics without excessive brightness. Brighter than Vintage 2, not as bright as Vintage 6


Vintage 87
Model no.:IBZ V87
Construction:Humbucking
Position:Bridge
Magnet:Ceramic
Description:Seven-string version of Vintage 8 pickup.

Calm Crusher pickupsEdit

Calm Crusher 1
Model no.:CCR1
Construction:Humbucking
Position:Neck
Magnet:Alnico 8
Description:Humbucking neck pickup introduced in 2008 for the FR1620 and FR2620.
Moderate output. Alnico 8 magnet contributes crispy edge with bright high.


Calm Crusher 2
Model no.:CCR2
Construction:Humbucking
Position:Bridge
Magnet:Alnico 8
Description:Humbucking neck pickup introduced in 2008 for the FR1620 and FR2620.
Moderate output. Alnico 8 magnet contributes crispy edge with bright high.


Hot Grinder pickupsEdit

Hot Grinder 1
Model no.:HGD1
Construction:Humbucking
Position:Neck
Magnet:Alnico 5
Description:Neck humbucking pickup introduced for the S5470 and similar in 2008.
Hot, but sharp enough to hear pick bites the strings


Hot Grinder 2
Model no.:HGD2
Construction:Humbucking
Position:Bridge
Magnet:Ceramic
Description:Bridge humbucking pickup introduced for the S5470 and similar in 2008. Has one traditional coil and one with a blade.
Hot, but sharp enough to hear pick bites the strings

Infinity pickupsEdit

Main article: Infinity pickups


LoZ pickupsEdit

Main article: LoZ pickups


VK pickupsEdit

VK1
Model no.:VK1
Construction:Humbucking
Position:Neck
Magnet:Alnico 5
Description:Neck blade humbucker specially made for Arondite series guitar models. Non-standard size.
High output, yet with clarity in high end


VK2
Model no.:VK2
Construction:Humbucking
Position:Bridge
Magnet:Alnico 5
Description:Bridge blade humbucker specially made for Arondite series guitar models. Non-standard size.
High output, yet with clarity in high end


Short Tracer pickupsEdit

Short Tracer 1
Model no.:ST1
Construction:Single coil
Position:Mid
Magnet:Neodymium
Description:Single coil mid pickup introduced in 2008 as a mid pickup for the S5470 and SV5470F and similar.
Strong magnet provides full output in low profile setting.


Short Tracer 2
Model no.:ST2
Construction:Single coil
Position:Mid
Magnet:Alnico 5
Description:Single coil mid pickup introduced i 2009 as a replacement for the Short Tracer 1.
Alnico magnet provides full output in low profile setting.


SZ pickupsEdit

SZ1
Model no.:SZ1
Construction:Humbucking
Position:Neck
Magnet:Ceramic
Description:Neck humbucker specially made for SZ series guitar models, replaced by the Duncan/Ibanez pickups in 2005.
High output with added bass response


SZ2
Model no.:SZ2
Construction:Humbucking
Position:Bridge
Magnet:Ceramic
Description:Bridge humbucker specially made for SZ series guitar models, replaced by the Duncan/Ibanez pickups in 2005.
High output with added bass response


True Duo pickupsEdit

True Duo Bucker
Model no.:TDB1
Construction:Humbucking
Position:Bridge/Neck
Magnet:Ceramic/Alnico 5
Description:Humbucking pickup designed for switching between genuine double and single-coil sound in one pickup.


True Duo Blast 1
Model no.:TDB2
Construction:Humbucking
Position:Neck
Magnet:Ceramic/Alnico 5
Description:Humbucking neck pickup introduced in 2008 for the SV5470F and similar.
Same True Duo construction as the TDB1, but the wiring enables True Duo function as a pair, bridge and neck.


True Duo Blast 2
Model no.:TDB3
Construction:Humbucking
Position:Bridge
Magnet:Ceramic/Alnico 5
Description:Humbucking neck pickup introduced in 2008 for the SV5470F and similar.
Same True Duo construction as the TDB1, but the wiring enables True Duo function as a pair, bridge and neck.

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