Humming noise on fender deluxe pj bass

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by JoshMac311, Jan 31, 2014.


  1. JoshMac311

    JoshMac311

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    If I turn the tone up around 50% or greater, I get a humming sound from the amp. If I touch the strings or the control knob it pretty much goes away. (no hum when tone is down, even with the J pickup wide open). Just wondering if this is normal interference or if there might be a larger problem at hand. (just got this bass)
     
  2. Art Araya

    Art Araya Supporting Member

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    Could be shielding. Could be a pot.
     

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