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DiMarzio Copper Shielding Tape   24""x3-1/2""

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Put some of this DiMarzio Copper Shielding Tape under your guitar's pickguard and kiss hum goodbye. Also good for shielding pots, wires and interior connections in your axe to attenuate radio frequency interference. 2 feet of 3-1/2" wide tape.


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DiMarzioCopper Shielding Tape
 
4.6

(based on 21 reviews)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (9)
  • Improves sound (8)
  • Good quality (6)
  • Functional (5)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Concerts (4)
  • Practicing (3)
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Most Liked Positive Review

 

believe in it

Does what it's supposed to. Don't just stop at putting copper under your overpriced basswood atrocity from Ibanez..no .. actually put it inside the guitars cavity everywhere. Ok done that? run...Read complete review

Does what it's supposed to. Don't just stop at putting copper under your overpriced basswood atrocity from Ibanez..no .. actually put it inside the guitars cavity everywhere. Ok done that? run a wire cavity to cavity and attach it to ground on the volume pot. In each cavity there should be a solder so you "activate" the cavities hum cancelling. Cheap chinese electronics and import pickups will be crystal clear. Also be sure to use copper tape under pickup bases for single coils. Humbuckers it's redundant.

the kid who gave a 1 star did it wrong. I know a ton of guitar companies that swear by this and after doing it myself I am a fan too. The photo attached is before I ran the wire through the cavity. Without the wire it's totally useless to do this unless you like making stuff shiny.

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not what i expected

I'm not sure if I did something wrong here. I put the tape under my pickguard and shielded all my pickups and pots with 1 layer of this tape and when I turned my...Read complete review

I'm not sure if I did something wrong here. I put the tape under my pickguard and shielded all my pickups and pots with 1 layer of this tape and when I turned my amp back on I saw no difference there was still that stupid hum. Maybe if I added more layers it might do the trick but I would not recommend this unless you buy a whole sh** load to put in. It's a great idea but just doesn't work like people say it does.

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4.0

Thr Right Stuff

By Rolow

from NC

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Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Functional
  • Good Quality
  • Improves Sound

Cons

  • Just barely enough for one cutout or one pickgua

Best Uses

    Comments about DiMarzio Copper Shielding Tape:

    This was my first attempt at making a Faraday cage to capture and ground out that awful hum that came with your single coil pickups. This product is made for the job. If you get another foil, make sure you have a conductive glue! Another copper foil tape may be ten time the amount you need and you'll spend much more money than you need to spend. Each package is just enough for one cutout or one pickguard. Don't waste any! Don't forget to run a grounding wire and you'll be pleased with the reduction/elimination of HUM.

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    5.0

    good to go

    By tgolds

    from b'ville ny

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    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Functional
    • Good Quality
    • Improves Sound

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Concerts

      Comments about DiMarzio Copper Shielding Tape:

      stuck it to the cavity for my single coil neck pickup and it all but elimiated the loud hum...the sound man is happy

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      4.0

      it works

      By tcz

      from Norcal

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      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Functional
      • Improves Sound

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Concerts
        • Noise Reduction
        • Practicing

        Comments about DiMarzio Copper Shielding Tape:

        Yes, it is worth it. Line the cavity if you can, but at least cover inside the plate, trim around, and poke the holes through and replace. Super easy. I got the idea because my Modulus bass came copper-lined inside. It makes the guitar quieter and improves sound quality. However, you can also use the snail-blocking copper tape from the nursery plant store.

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        5.0

        Easy to use product

        By Roadman

        from Lafayette, IN

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        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Functional
        • Good Quality
        • Improves Sound

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Backup
          • Concerts
          • Practicing

          Comments about DiMarzio Copper Shielding Tape:

          Since it is self adhesive, it is very easy to use. Way easier than aluminum foil and glue. There is exactly enough for a 3 pickup Strat guitar, so plan ahead or you will run out. I would have liked to see maybe 5 more inches in the package. If your guitar has big pickup openings, you might possibly need two kits. I loved the sound of a Strat through my Marshall, but it was very sensitive to noise. This shielding kit made a huge difference.

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          5.0

          Good stuff, good price

          By fretless in gaza

          from southeast michigan

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          • Easy To Use
          • Improves Sound

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              Comments about DiMarzio Copper Shielding Tape:

              I recently bought a used MIJ Tele that had excessive hum and a nasty crackle whenever you touched the pick guard. Disassembly revealed a lack of shielding, other than someone's attempt to shield the pickups with aluminum foil and what looked like chewing gum holding it in place! I pried all this out, covered the back of the pick guard with this copper tape, and lined all the pickup cavities as well, being careful to insure that the cavities were connected with each other, and with the bridge and the switchplate. Result: No more hum and no more crackle.

              This tape goes on easy, and adheres well. The important thing is to make sure all the surfaces you want to stick it to are clean and dry. A good wipedown with alcohol will insure that there's no oil or grease left on the surface. Press the tape in, making sure you overlap adjacent strips to insure electrical contact, and burnish it with a rounded piece of wood or some other soft material to make sure it is securely in contact with the surface you applied it to.

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              (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              believe in it

              By anyone

              from anywhere

              About Me Professional Musician

              Pros

              • Easy To Use

              Cons

              • Time Consuming

              Best Uses

              • Any

              Comments about DiMarzio Copper Shielding Tape:

              Does what it's supposed to. Don't just stop at putting copper under your overpriced basswood atrocity from Ibanez..no .. actually put it inside the guitars cavity everywhere. Ok done that? run a wire cavity to cavity and attach it to ground on the volume pot. In each cavity there should be a solder so you "activate" the cavities hum cancelling. Cheap chinese electronics and import pickups will be crystal clear. Also be sure to use copper tape under pickup bases for single coils. Humbuckers it's redundant.

              the kid who gave a 1 star did it wrong. I know a ton of guitar companies that swear by this and after doing it myself I am a fan too. The photo attached is before I ran the wire through the cavity. Without the wire it's totally useless to do this unless you like making stuff shiny.

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              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              4.0

              Good product, not enough of it

              By dawalk

              from Minneapolis, MN

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              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Functional
              • Good Quality
              • Improves Sound

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Concerts
                • Practicing

                Comments about DiMarzio Copper Shielding Tape:

                Bottom line it works. Pretty easy to use. I wish the adhesive was conductive but its easy enough to solder the pieces together. One pack isn't enough to get a good covering. I would get 2 maybe 3 if you've got a particularly large area your covering.

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                4.0

                A great quality, important component!

                By Jeremy

                from Beckley, WV

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                Pros

                • Easy To Use
                • Good Quality
                • Improves Sound

                Cons

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                    Comments about DiMarzio Copper Shielding Tape:

                    This is a high quality and easy to use product to help elminate noise from your guitar's electronic components. There is plenty of shielding tape included for one guitar's interior cavity, but for the price I feel like more tape should be included. You can buy a roll of Nashua silver aluminum foil tape or similar from a home improvement store for roughly double the price or a little less, but get a huge amount more (about 50 yards) and it is virtually the same thing. I bought this for use in the more sensitive interior of a guitar for maximum shielding for my pickups, but would choose the foil tape for the inside of an amp head or situations where larger quantities are required. Props to DiMarzio though for taking the time to leave a note in the packaging about the importance of soldering the tape joints to ensure ground! And don't forget to shield the back of your pickguard for as much isolation as possible. Don't even need solder, just make sure that you run the tape all the way to the edges of the pickguard and then cut the tape in the body cavity so that it slightly extends past the top of the cavities edges. Solder free contact and you're ready to go!

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                    5.0

                    Solved the problem!

                    By Augdog

                    from Philly PA

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                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Use
                    • Good Quality
                    • Improves Sound

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about DiMarzio Copper Shielding Tape:

                        Had some serious noise (buzz) issues with my 2003 Fender Jazz Deluxe. Changed pickups and preamp but that didn't work. Should have used this first! Easy to put in and now the bass is silent when its not being played.

                        Wear gloves!! I got a couple small cuts on my fingers during application.

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                        5.0

                        copper shielding tape

                        By Nathan Knox

                        from niagara falls, n.y.

                        Comments about DiMarzio Copper Shielding Tape:

                        i'm very satisfied. good product.
                        good quality copper shielding tape. enough to completely cover cavity and back plate of gibson les paul. sticks well, just take your time. good results. good product.
                        good quality foil. sticks well. enough to do the job.
                        i'm happy. good results. good product.

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