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Old 06-19-2014, 01:37 PM   #1
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Help! Can't decide what I need from neck pickup?

I have a Schecter Omen 6 with stock pickups. I play mostly Deathcore and wanted to make my tone more brutal, so pickups seemed a good first step. Through research I've decided I want DiMarzio D Activator X pickup in the bridge position but what do I put in the neck postion??

I'm not sure if I need more output (I'll get plenty from the Activator X) or should I go for a warmer fatter sound in the neck position? Any recommendations are appreciated
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Old 06-19-2014, 03:12 PM   #2
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what will you be using the neck pickup for? if you're only going to use it for cleans there's no need to get something hot, for example.
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Old 06-19-2014, 05:10 PM   #3
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Smooth and mellow is what I look for from the neck pick-up.
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Old 06-19-2014, 09:04 PM   #4
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You should be like Ace Frehley and turn your neck pickup into a smoke machine. If you don't like that idea, then one of my recommendations is the Dimarzio Air Norton.
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