Active to passive

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by Bassnoise, Dec 11, 2013.

  1. Bassnoise


    Jul 24, 2013
    I recently got a rock bass by Warwick for cheap as it has some electrical issues I got it working once already and it sounds ok .... Nothing compared to my actual Warwick but.... It's stopped working again something came loose and I have yet to look.

    Anyway I kinda really want to have a passive bass in my collection I'm just wondering if this sounds like a stupid idea or feasible to some with more experience
  2. Grissle


    May 17, 2009
    If the pickups are passive you'll need new pots, 250k or 500k.
  3. 96tbird

    96tbird PLEASE STAND BY Supporting Member

    Dec 13, 2010
    Manitoba, Canada
    Yeah if they're passive just pull the board and swap in some pots.
  4. Bassnoise


    Jul 24, 2013
    Cool thanks I dunno why pickups seem intimidating but I don't see it being a problem
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