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Signal even when vol knob off?

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by emblymouse, Jan 7, 2013.

  1. emblymouse

    emblymouse I Dig A Pony Supporting Member

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    This just happened the other day out of the blue. I turned down the vol. on my bass and there is still a low level signal coming through. I have an Aguilar OBP2 in here. Is this just a bad pot issue?
  2. line6man

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    The pot is not grounded properly.
  3. Wookieonbass

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    Wrong pot value possibly.
  4. line6man

    line6man

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    Wouldn't matter because a properly wired pot presents an input impedance approaching zero Ohms when rolled all the way down, but the OP said this just happened recently.
  5. abemo

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    Yes, the pot should fully ground out the signal wire when its set to 0, so either a bad pot or not enough ground.
  6. emblymouse

    emblymouse I Dig A Pony Supporting Member

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    Thanks guys, I'm goin' in...!

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