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Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by GODSBASSMAN, Dec 17, 2012.

  1. GODSBASSMAN

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    using a EMG BTS control, can an active passive switch be installed?
  2. line6man

    line6man

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    Anything with a one input and one output can be bypassed.
  3. GODSBASSMAN

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    Thanks - I found some other threads showing you right.
    Another question using Emg tone controls can the 25k pots be switched to 250 or 500k pots for volume?
  4. line6man

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    Any pot that is a part of the preamp needs to be whatever value EMG specifies for proper operation. If it's a volume or blend or passive tone pot, however, you can use whatever suits the pickup impedance and your personal preference.
  5. SGD Lutherie

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    Are you using the BTS with passive pickups? Then you would want a 250 or 500k passive tone control. With the active EMGs it should be what they come with. The passive EMG tone control doesn't work very well. The active one is better.

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