It’s not any bigger than a single-coil pickup, but the sound of the Fast Track 2™ puts it right in the wide open, “everything - on - 11” school. It’s got three times the output of an average single-coil, with a huge mid-range and bass punch and a strong resemblance to the Super Distortion®. This is our hottest single-coil sized bridge pickup - particularly useful when you need a tightly focused jolt of power to crank your amplifier into rich overdrive. Combining it with a Pro Track™ or The Chopper™ in the neck position and The Cruiser® or Fast Track 1™ in the middle makes a guitar with an outstanding,
Tech Talk: To get some sense of the Fast Track 2™, it's best to think of it as a Strat-sized version of the Super Distortion® or Super 3™, the two pickups it most closely resembles. Using a 500K volume control will open up the top end, and we recommend this value. The best neck and middle pickup combinations with the 2 would be relatively hot models like the Fast Track 1™, Chopper™ and Pro Track™. You can also mix it with Stratier models like the Virtual Vintage® line, if you're prepared for the jump in power of the bridge position.
Recommended For: Bridge position for all Strat-style guitars. The dual-blade polepieces can handle all string-spacing options.
DiMarzio Tone Guide:
Treble, Middle, Bass, pretty much like on your amp. Scale is 0-10. Relationship between Treble, Middle & Bass is important too.
- Treble - 5
- Middle - 8
- Bass - 7.5
DiMarzio Output (mv) Guide:
The higher the number, the more power you get. Humbuckers (generally):