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Spector Rebop with EMG HZ wiring question

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by mandohack, Mar 8, 2014.


  1. mandohack

    mandohack Supporting Member

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    Looking for a little help with my first EMG parts swap (not that I have a lot of p'up swap experience).

    Rebop 5 came with EMG HZ pickups, 5-pin on the back. I want to replace the TonePump with the EMG BQC HZ System (HZ vs. non-HZ BQC is the blend control resistor).

    The part that got me stumped ... EMG diagram shows terminated wires coming from the pickups, but doesn't show the pickup end of the cable. The BQC System came with cables, but none have more than two-pin terminators. The directions say I can just "use the new wires included", but I'm not sure which pins on the back of the pickup to use with the new cables. Also, the diagram says something about white/black "tubing", but none of the included wires have black tubing, only white (there are two with white). Any pointers are appreciated.

    The EMG pickup wiring doc didn't help.

    Beginning to think it'd just be easier to solder like the way it is now.

    Thanks!
     
  2. mandohack

    mandohack Supporting Member

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  3. JimmyM

    JimmyM Supporting Member

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  4. mandohack

    mandohack Supporting Member

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    Thanks, JimmyM.

    I'll reach out to EMG.
     
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  6. awilkie84

    awilkie84

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    You'll need to solder the EMG-HZ leads to the back of the BQC controls. There are instructions for it included with the BQC.
     
  7. JimmyM

    JimmyM Supporting Member

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    Oh, I get it now...these are old school pickups without quick connectors, huh? Sorry, I guess I was no help ;)
     

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