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250k vs 50k potensio

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by kenbass, Jun 26, 2012.

  1. kenbass


    Aug 8, 2011
    Whats the big issued if i use 50k potensio in fender pasif jazzbass? Which ussually using 250k?
    Thx before
  2. RedLeg

    RedLeg Supporting Member

    Jan 24, 2009
    Kaiserslautern, Germany
    Nov Shmoz Ka Pop?
    the higher the resistance you have on the pot, the brighter the sound will be. 50k passive will be dark and muddy. 500k passive with single coils will be BRIGHT!!
  3. 50k is far too direct of a load for most high impedance pickups. You will lose output.
  4. kenbass


    Aug 8, 2011
    So the big issued is lose outpu... I see

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