Best V Style Guitars With DMT Pickups in 2024

Here are the top V style guitars with DMT pickups.

After comparing the 2000+ guitars in our database, these are the best scoring ones with these characteristics. You can use our filters to the left to narrow down these results, or click on "Compare" to get a deep comparison between them. Our automated scoring system takes into account the ratings from ours users who own the guitar, and dozens of parameters to determine the build quality, playability, pickups quality, value for money, and more.

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1. Dean USA Michael Amott Tyrant Burgundy/White

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Playability 80
Sound 76
Build quality 74
Value for money 62
Overall Score 77
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  • From Dean's 2019 Artist series
  • Made in United States
  • 6 strings
  • 24.6"'' scale
  • 12" Fretboard Radius
  • Mahogany body
  • 3 Piece Maple neck
  • Ebony fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: USA DMT Amott Tyrant (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: USA DMT Time Capsule (Humbucker/Passive)
  • 1 volume and 0 tone Dome knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • Tune-O-Matic (String Thru w/Ferrules) bridge
  • Michael Amott Spec. C Shaped Set neck
  • 22 Jumbo frets
  • Sperzel Locking tuners
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  • From Dean's 2019 Artist series
  • Made in United States
  • 6 strings
  • 24.6"'' scale
  • 12" Fretboard Radius
  • Mahogany body
  • 3 Piece Maple neck
  • Ebony fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: USA DMT Amott Tyrant (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: USA DMT Time Capsule (Humbucker/Passive)
  • 1 volume and 0 tone Dome knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • Tune-O-Matic (String Thru w/Ferrules) bridge
  • Michael Amott Spec. C Shaped Set neck
  • 22 Jumbo frets
  • Sperzel Locking tuners
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Dean USA Michael Amott Tyrant Burgundy/White
  • Locking Tuners
  • Made in United States
  • Expensive Wood
  • Ivory Tusq Nut
  • Top Brand Pickups
  • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
  • No Neck-Through Build
  • No Push Knob or Extra Switch Option
  • No Weight Relief
  • No Luminescent Inlay
  • No Tremolo
  • No Compound Radius Fretboard
  • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
  • No Strap Lock

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    2. Dean USA SplitTail Flame Top Floyd

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    Playability 78
    Sound 79
    Build quality 72
    Value for money 61
    Overall Score 76

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    • From Dean's 2015 USA series
    • Made in United States
    • 6 strings
    • 24.6"'' scale
    • 12" Fretboard Radius
    • Flame Maple top
    • Mahogany body
    • Mahogany neck
    • Ebony fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: USA DMT Baker Act (Humbucker/Passive)
    • Neck pickup: USA DMT Nostalgia (Humbucker/Passive)
    • 1 volume and 1 tone Speed knobs
    • 3-way Switch
    • Floyd Rose Original (German) bridge
    • V Set neck
    • 22 Jumbo frets
    • Grover tuners
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    • From Dean's 2015 USA series
    • Made in United States
    • 6 strings
    • 24.6"'' scale
    • 12" Fretboard Radius
    • Flame Maple top
    • Mahogany body
    • Mahogany neck
    • Ebony fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: USA DMT Baker Act (Humbucker/Passive)
    • Neck pickup: USA DMT Nostalgia (Humbucker/Passive)
    • 1 volume and 1 tone Speed knobs
    • 3-way Switch
    • Floyd Rose Original (German) bridge
    • V Set neck
    • 22 Jumbo frets
    • Grover tuners
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    Dean USA SplitTail Flame Top Floyd
    • Made in United States
    • Expensive Wood
    • Locking Nut
    • Top Brand Pickups
    • Tremolo
    • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
    • No Locking Tuners
    • No Neck-Through Build
    • No Push Knob or Extra Switch Option
    • No Weight Relief
    • No Luminescent Inlay
    • No Compound Radius Fretboard
    • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
    • No Retainer Bar
    • No Strap Lock

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      3. Dean USA Michael Schenker Standard

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      Playability 80
      Sound 74
      Build quality 70
      Value for money 60
      Overall Score 75

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      • From Dean's 2015 Artist series
      • Made in United States
      • 6 strings
      • 24.6"'' scale
      • 12" Fretboard Radius
      • Mahogany body
      • Mahogany neck
      • Ebony fretboard
      • Bridge pickup: USA DMT Lights Out (Humbucker/Passive)
      • Neck pickup: USA DMT Lights Out (Humbucker/Passive)
      • 2 volume and 1 tone Bell knobs
      • 3-way Switch
      • Tune-O-Matic bridge
      • V Set neck
      • 22 Jumbo frets
      • Grover tuners
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      • From Dean's 2015 Artist series
      • Made in United States
      • 6 strings
      • 24.6"'' scale
      • 12" Fretboard Radius
      • Mahogany body
      • Mahogany neck
      • Ebony fretboard
      • Bridge pickup: USA DMT Lights Out (Humbucker/Passive)
      • Neck pickup: USA DMT Lights Out (Humbucker/Passive)
      • 2 volume and 1 tone Bell knobs
      • 3-way Switch
      • Tune-O-Matic bridge
      • V Set neck
      • 22 Jumbo frets
      • Grover tuners
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      Strengths & Weaknesses
      Dean USA Michael Schenker Standard
      • Made in United States
      • Expensive Wood
      • Ivory Tusq Nut
      • Top Brand Pickups
      • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
      • No Locking Tuners
      • No Neck-Through Build
      • No Push Knob or Extra Switch Option
      • No Weight Relief
      • No Luminescent Inlay
      • No Tremolo
      • No Compound Radius Fretboard
      • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
      • No Strap Lock

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        4. Dean USA Michael Schenker 50th Anniversary

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        Playability 80
        Sound 74
        Build quality 70
        Value for money 60
        Overall Score 75

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        • From Dean's 2021 Artist series
        • Made in United States
        • 6 strings
        • 24.6"'' scale
        • 12" Fretboard Radius
        • Mahogany body
        • Mahogany neck
        • Ebony fretboard
        • Bridge pickup: USA DMT Lights Out (Humbucker/Passive)
        • Neck pickup: USA DMT Lights Out (Humbucker/Passive)
        • 2 volume and 1 tone Bell knobs
        • 3-way Switch
        • Tune-O-Matic (With V Plate) bridge
        • V Set neck
        • 22 Jumbo frets
        • Grover tuners
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        • From Dean's 2021 Artist series
        • Made in United States
        • 6 strings
        • 24.6"'' scale
        • 12" Fretboard Radius
        • Mahogany body
        • Mahogany neck
        • Ebony fretboard
        • Bridge pickup: USA DMT Lights Out (Humbucker/Passive)
        • Neck pickup: USA DMT Lights Out (Humbucker/Passive)
        • 2 volume and 1 tone Bell knobs
        • 3-way Switch
        • Tune-O-Matic (With V Plate) bridge
        • V Set neck
        • 22 Jumbo frets
        • Grover tuners
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        Strengths & Weaknesses
        Dean USA Michael Schenker 50th Anniversary
        • Made in United States
        • Expensive Wood
        • Ivory Tusq Nut
        • Top Brand Pickups
        • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
        • No Locking Tuners
        • No Neck-Through Build
        • No Push Knob or Extra Switch Option
        • No Weight Relief
        • No Luminescent Inlay
        • No Tremolo
        • No Compound Radius Fretboard
        • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
        • No Strap Lock

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          5. Dean USA V Standard w/PG Gloss Natural

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          Playability 80
          Sound 74
          Build quality 72
          Value for money 60
          Overall Score 75

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          • Neck speed (thickness): Fast (1 vote)
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          • From Dean's 2019 USA series
          • Made in United States
          • 6 strings
          • 24.6"'' scale
          • 12" Fretboard Radius
          • Mahogany top
          • Mahogany body
          • Mahogany neck
          • Ebony fretboard
          • Bridge pickup: USA DMT Time Capsule (Humbucker/Passive)
          • Neck pickup: USA DMT Time Capsule (Humbucker/Passive)
          • 2 volume and 1 tone Speed knobs
          • 3-way Switch
          • Tune-O-Matic (With V Plate) bridge
          • V Set neck
          • 22 Jumbo frets
          • Grover tuners
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          • From Dean's 2019 USA series
          • Made in United States
          • 6 strings
          • 24.6"'' scale
          • 12" Fretboard Radius
          • Mahogany top
          • Mahogany body
          • Mahogany neck
          • Ebony fretboard
          • Bridge pickup: USA DMT Time Capsule (Humbucker/Passive)
          • Neck pickup: USA DMT Time Capsule (Humbucker/Passive)
          • 2 volume and 1 tone Speed knobs
          • 3-way Switch
          • Tune-O-Matic (With V Plate) bridge
          • V Set neck
          • 22 Jumbo frets
          • Grover tuners
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          Strengths & Weaknesses
          Dean USA V Standard w/PG Gloss Natural
          • Made in United States
          • Expensive Wood
          • Ivory Tusq Nut
          • Top Brand Pickups
          • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
          • No Locking Tuners
          • No Neck-Through Build
          • No Push Knob or Extra Switch Option
          • No Weight Relief
          • No Luminescent Inlay
          • No Tremolo
          • No Compound Radius Fretboard
          • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
          • No Strap Lock

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            6. Dean USA Time Capsule V

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            Playability 80
            Sound 74
            Build quality 72
            Value for money 60
            Overall Score 75

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            • Neck speed (thickness): Fast (1 vote)
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            • From Dean's 2020 USA series
            • Made in United States
            • 6 strings
            • 24.6"'' scale
            • 12" Fretboard Radius
            • Flame Maple top
            • Mahogany body
            • Mahogany neck
            • Ebony fretboard
            • Bridge pickup: USA DMT Time Capsule (Humbucker/Passive)
            • Neck pickup: USA DMT Time Capsule (Humbucker/Passive)
            • 2 volume and 1 tone Speed knobs
            • 3-way Switch
            • Tune-O-Matic (With V Plate) bridge
            • V Set neck
            • 22 Jumbo frets
            • Grover tuners
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            • From Dean's 2020 USA series
            • Made in United States
            • 6 strings
            • 24.6"'' scale
            • 12" Fretboard Radius
            • Flame Maple top
            • Mahogany body
            • Mahogany neck
            • Ebony fretboard
            • Bridge pickup: USA DMT Time Capsule (Humbucker/Passive)
            • Neck pickup: USA DMT Time Capsule (Humbucker/Passive)
            • 2 volume and 1 tone Speed knobs
            • 3-way Switch
            • Tune-O-Matic (With V Plate) bridge
            • V Set neck
            • 22 Jumbo frets
            • Grover tuners
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            Strengths & Weaknesses
            Dean USA Time Capsule V
            • Made in United States
            • Expensive Wood
            • Ivory Tusq Nut
            • Top Brand Pickups
            • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
            • No Locking Tuners
            • No Neck-Through Build
            • No Push Knob or Extra Switch Option
            • No Weight Relief
            • No Luminescent Inlay
            • No Tremolo
            • No Compound Radius Fretboard
            • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
            • No Strap Lock

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              7. Dean Michael Schenker Custom Flames

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              Playability 77
              Sound 74
              Build quality 62
              Value for money 71
              Overall Score 71

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              • Neck profile shape: C (2 votes)
              • Neck speed (thickness): Balanced (3 votes)
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              • From Dean's 2009 Artist series
              • Made in South Korea
              • 6 strings
              • 24.75"'' scale
              • 12" Fretboard Radius
              • Eastern Mahogany body
              • Eastern Mahogany neck
              • Ebony fretboard
              • Bridge pickup: USA DMT Lights Out (Humbucker/Passive)
              • Neck pickup: USA DMT Lights Out (Humbucker/Passive)
              • 2 volume and 1 tone Bell knobs
              • 3-way Switch
              • Tune-O-Matic bridge
              • C Set neck
              • 22 Jumbo frets
              • Grover tuners
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              • From Dean's 2009 Artist series
              • Made in South Korea
              • 6 strings
              • 24.75"'' scale
              • 12" Fretboard Radius
              • Eastern Mahogany body
              • Eastern Mahogany neck
              • Ebony fretboard
              • Bridge pickup: USA DMT Lights Out (Humbucker/Passive)
              • Neck pickup: USA DMT Lights Out (Humbucker/Passive)
              • 2 volume and 1 tone Bell knobs
              • 3-way Switch
              • Tune-O-Matic bridge
              • C Set neck
              • 22 Jumbo frets
              • Grover tuners
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              Strengths & Weaknesses
              Dean Michael Schenker Custom Flames
              • Expensive Wood
              • Ivory Tusq Nut
              • Top Brand Pickups
              • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
              • No Locking Tuners
              • Made in South Korea
              • No Neck-Through Build
              • No Push Knob or Extra Switch Option
              • No Weight Relief
              • No Luminescent Inlay
              • No Tremolo
              • No Compound Radius Fretboard
              • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
              • No Strap Lock

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              8. Dean V 79 Floyd

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              Dean V 79 Floyd
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              Playability 75
              Sound 79
              Build quality 57
              Value for money 75
              Overall Score 70

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              • Neck speed (thickness): Fast (1 vote)
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              • From Dean's 2022 Classic series
              • Made in India
              • 6 strings
              • 24.75"'' scale
              • 12" Fretboard Radius
              • Eastern Mahogany body
              • Eastern Mahogany neck
              • Indian Rosewood fretboard
              • Bridge pickup: USA DMT Time Capsule (Humbucker/Passive)
              • Neck pickup: USA DMT Time Capsule (Humbucker/Passive)
              • 2 volume and 1 tone Speed knobs
              • 3-way Switch
              • Floyd Rose Special bridge
              • V Set neck
              • 22 Jumbo frets
              • Grover 18:1 tuners
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              • From Dean's 2022 Classic series
              • Made in India
              • 6 strings
              • 24.75"'' scale
              • 12" Fretboard Radius
              • Eastern Mahogany body
              • Eastern Mahogany neck
              • Indian Rosewood fretboard
              • Bridge pickup: USA DMT Time Capsule (Humbucker/Passive)
              • Neck pickup: USA DMT Time Capsule (Humbucker/Passive)
              • 2 volume and 1 tone Speed knobs
              • 3-way Switch
              • Floyd Rose Special bridge
              • V Set neck
              • 22 Jumbo frets
              • Grover 18:1 tuners
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              Dean V 79 Floyd
              • Expensive Wood
              • Locking Nut
              • Top Brand Pickups
              • Tremolo
              • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
              • No Locking Tuners
              • Made in India
              • No Neck-Through Build
              • No Push Knob or Extra Switch Option
              • No Weight Relief
              • No Luminescent Inlay
              • No Compound Radius Fretboard
              • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
              • No Retainer Bar
              • No Strap Lock

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              9. Dean Michael Amott Tyrant Tin Man

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              Playability 77
              Sound 71
              Build quality 59
              Value for money 69
              Overall Score 69
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              • From Dean's 2019 Artist series
              • Made in South Korea
              • 6 strings
              • 24.75"'' scale
              • 12" Fretboard Radius
              • Eastern Mahogany body
              • 3 Piece Eastern Mahogany neck
              • Ebony fretboard
              • Bridge pickup: USA DMT Amott Tyrant (Humbucker/Passive)
              • Neck pickup: USA DMT Time Capsule (Humbucker/Passive)
              • 1 volume and 0 tone Dome knobs
              • 3-way Switch
              • Tune-O-Matic (String Thru w/Ferrules) bridge
              • Michael Amott Spec. C Shaped Set neck
              • 22 Jumbo frets
              • Grover tuners
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              • 4 Prices - New from $1,049 >
              • From Dean's 2019 Artist series
              • Made in South Korea
              • 6 strings
              • 24.75"'' scale
              • 12" Fretboard Radius
              • Eastern Mahogany body
              • 3 Piece Eastern Mahogany neck
              • Ebony fretboard
              • Bridge pickup: USA DMT Amott Tyrant (Humbucker/Passive)
              • Neck pickup: USA DMT Time Capsule (Humbucker/Passive)
              • 1 volume and 0 tone Dome knobs
              • 3-way Switch
              • Tune-O-Matic (String Thru w/Ferrules) bridge
              • Michael Amott Spec. C Shaped Set neck
              • 22 Jumbo frets
              • Grover tuners
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              Strengths & Weaknesses
              Dean Michael Amott Tyrant Tin Man
              • Expensive Wood
              • Top Brand Pickups
              • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
              • No Locking Tuners
              • Made in South Korea
              • No High-Quality Nut
              • No Neck-Through Build
              • No Push Knob or Extra Switch Option
              • No Weight Relief
              • No Luminescent Inlay
              • No Tremolo
              • No Compound Radius Fretboard
              • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
              • No Strap Lock

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              10. Dean V 79 Flame Maple

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              Dean V 79 Flame Maple
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              Playability 77
              Sound 72
              Build quality 55
              Value for money 73
              Overall Score 68

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              • Neck speed (thickness): Fast (1 vote)
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              • From Dean's 2021 Classic series
              • Made in India
              • 6 strings
              • 24.75"'' scale
              • 12" Fretboard Radius
              • Flame Maple top
              • Eastern Mahogany body
              • Eastern Mahogany neck
              • Indian Rosewood fretboard
              • Bridge pickup: USA DMT Time Capsule (Humbucker/Passive)
              • Neck pickup: USA DMT Time Capsule (Humbucker/Passive)
              • 2 volume and 1 tone Speed knobs
              • 3-way Switch
              • Tune-O-Matic (With V Plate) bridge
              • V Set neck
              • 22 Jumbo frets
              • Grover 18:1 tuners
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              Show all Specs
              • 2 Prices - New from $929.99 >
              • From Dean's 2021 Classic series
              • Made in India
              • 6 strings
              • 24.75"'' scale
              • 12" Fretboard Radius
              • Flame Maple top
              • Eastern Mahogany body
              • Eastern Mahogany neck
              • Indian Rosewood fretboard
              • Bridge pickup: USA DMT Time Capsule (Humbucker/Passive)
              • Neck pickup: USA DMT Time Capsule (Humbucker/Passive)
              • 2 volume and 1 tone Speed knobs
              • 3-way Switch
              • Tune-O-Matic (With V Plate) bridge
              • V Set neck
              • 22 Jumbo frets
              • Grover 18:1 tuners
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              Strengths & Weaknesses
              Dean V 79 Flame Maple
              • Expensive Wood
              • Top Brand Pickups
              • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
              • No Locking Tuners
              • Made in India
              • No High-Quality Nut
              • No Neck-Through Build
              • No Push Knob or Extra Switch Option
              • No Weight Relief
              • No Luminescent Inlay
              • No Tremolo
              • No Compound Radius Fretboard
              • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
              • No Strap Lock

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