Dismiss Notice

Welcome to TalkBass.com!

Register your free account to unlock features including:

  • Post messages or start new discussions
  • Send private messages to other members
  • Upload images and video to our gallery
  • Enter free giveaways
  • Get rid of this notice, and much more :)

J pup mix up

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by punisher911, Jan 14, 2013.

  1. punisher911


    Jan 20, 2005
    Warren, MI
    Does anyone have experience mixing J pups for different sounds and a good mix? For instance, a Model J in the neck and an Ultra Jazz in the bridge? I want a variety of tonal options between the two.
  2. Hopkins

    Hopkins Supporting Member Commercial User

    Nov 17, 2010
    Houston Tx
    Owner/Builder @Hopkins Guitars
    What you have to worry about is if the two pickups are reverse wound and reverse polarity from each other. If not you will be out of phase and will have a noisy bad sounding bass.

    Since you are talking about two Dimarzio pickups, it will probably work just fine, you may have one pickup that is hotter than the other one if you are running them soloed though. This could cause slight stage volume issues if you are a knob tweaker like I am.

Play guitar too? Become a founding member of TalkGuitar.com