DiMarzio DP215 Evo 2 Bridge
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DiMarzio DP215 Evo 2 Bridge

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DP215 Evo 2 Bridge, Humbucker guitar pickup from DiMarzio in the High Power series.


7 user reviews

DiMarzio DP215 Evo 2 Bridge tech. sheet

  • Manufacturer:DiMarzio
  • Model:DP215 Evo 2 Bridge
  • Series:High Power
  • Category:Humbucker guitar pickups
  • Added in our database on: 11/26/2006

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DiMarzio DP215 Evo 2 Bridge user reviews

Average Score:4.6( 4.6/5 based on 7 reviews )
 4 reviews57 %
 3 reviews43 %
RiceEatin2010GT10/21/2012

RiceEatin2010GT's review"Calmed down version of the Evo"

DiMarzio DP215 Evo 2 Bridge
The Evolution is a super hot pickup with lots of harmonics and is very tight. However, it had an issue when you try to calm it down. It seemed like it was always full on with no real way of introducing some dynamics to your playing. If you’re someone who likes to ride the volume knob, you’ll probably not like the original Evo. That’s why DiMarzio (or Steve Vai, I’m not truly sure) decided to make the Evo 2. This is similar to the Evo, but it’s not quite as tight sounding, yet it’s more harmonically pleasing and complex. The pickup has a lot of unique overtones going on with it. It has a lot of midrange, so keep that in mind. If you put this in basswood, it might be a bit too strong in the midrange, but a lot of people like it in Ibanez guitars, so it might be worth a shot. Personally, I find this best suited towards alder or mahogany bodied guitars as it really helps push those complex mids while leaving everything else fairly even. It’s not overly bright like the original Evolution was, but this still has a lot of harmonics that the traditional Evo has. I originally put this in my RG3120 and really liked the results I got. I’ve since taken it out and replaced it with something else simply because I like to change up pickups once in awhile, but this is a very solid pickup. I’ve since moved this to my JEM, and it works amazingly well with the middle single coil for those Hendrix and SRV kind of tones in the bridge position when split with the single coil. My guess is that this would sound great with a push/pull, but I didn’t have any on hand to test it, and I didn’t feel like opening up my guitar again.
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Hatsubai03/26/2011

Hatsubai's review"The Better Evolution"

DiMarzio DP215 Evo 2 Bridge
The DiMarzio Evo 2 is the Evo that most people like. This pickup fixed most of the problems that everyone had with the original Evo. Where as the original Evo was extremely tight, bright, hot and hard to tame, the Evo 2 helped reduce some of those qualities while still making harmonics jump out like crazy. It features four conductor wiring, a ceramic magnet and adjustable pole pieces on both coils.

The original Evo was definitely a love or hate pickup. It was very bright, extremely tight and didn’t clean up when you lowered the volume knob. The Evo 2 tamed some of that brightness, increased the complexity of it, added more touch sensitivity and made it a bigger sounding pickup while still having those awesome harmonics that the original Evo had.

The midrange in this is boosted a good bit, so keep that in mind. It can make a guitar sound somewhat narrow, but it should mate with most woods. I’d probably recommend against using it in mahogany, but it depends on what your particular mahogany sounds like. The treble and bass are fairly even on this, so it delivers tone in spades. The split coil sounds are great, and the parallel tones are real cool as well.

If you didn’t like the original Evo pickup, I highly recommend trying this one out. It still has the similar characteristics of the original Evo, but it is a bit more tame and easier to handle. It’s not as extreme, so I find it works in more applications. I’d really like to hear this pickup with an Alnico 5 magnet, though. I think that would really make this thing come alive even more. I thought about doing a magnet swap in mine, but I’m too lazy to go through the process.
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McREMY10/29/2013

McREMY's review (This content has been automatically translated from French)" Super Micro!!"

DiMarzio DP215 Evo 2 Bridge
I mittal a X2N in my RG550 by year EVO2. Perfect fit for me! I like it, not the Steve Vai tone purpose I found my tone. I can not stand not playing with it!
Liked about it: Versatile, punchy, fits well with several different neck pups.
Clean tone is very cool too, I aim Mainly used the middle and / or pups in the neck clean tone.
Did not like: Cleans are DEPENDING on your ears a bit sparkling ...
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Izard609/17/2008

Izard6's review (This content has been automatically translated from French)

DiMarzio DP215 Evo 2 Bridge
I've had two months. Initially I was looking for a microphone that filled the gaps in Evolution (sounds a bit garish) but kept his main qualities, fish and grain. So I naturally turned to the Evo2. Well I was not disappointed. Certainly it was less aggressive hair that evaluation and the grain is a little different but it is subject to possible sound without any problems. First the spectrum is more balanced between medium and severe fever. A high level is better defined and more precise. Finally split or playing the volume knob it gives a range of sounds far more interesting is the evolution or a moth. Harmonic level is a draw.

Finally a microphone that has fishing but is not as exclusive as its big brother.
It offers more features and better sound spectrum. The evolution do ahead of the game for hyper saturax.
I have 3 other different DiMarzio pickups on my guitars (air-norton, Evolution, tone-zone) and although I find them all good now I have a small preference for the Evo2.
For the price, bought 85 euros across the Rhine, can not fault the price is final and we do not regret it.
Reference now my microphone.
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