55-01 with OBP3 Pre question

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by Stewy Lj, Feb 17, 2016.


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  1. Stewy Lj

    Stewy Lj

    Jan 10, 2015
    Hello. I just bought a Lakland 5501 and had the Aguilar OBP-3 installed. The volume push pull does nothing (supposed to be active/passive switch) and the mid push pull is actually on the bass eq. Is this correct?
     
  2. Hopkins

    Hopkins Supporting Member Commercial User

    Nov 17, 2010
    Houston Tx
    Owner/Builder @Hopkins Guitars
    Electrically it doesn't matter what pot the frequency switch is connected to, as the switch works independently from the pot itself, but its not very intuitive from the players perspective to have the mid frequency switch on the bass pot. As far as the active/passive switch doing nothing, it sounds like it just isn't connected, at least not correctly. Someone did a bad job installing your preamp.
     
  3. JustForSport

    JustForSport

    Nov 17, 2011
    Usually they're on the same pot so the wiring is local istead of running off to another pot.
    Someone may have been tinkering with the wiring.
    Best to get the Aguilar wiring diagram and go over things well.
     
  4. 5544

    5544

    Dec 1, 2015
    The OBP-3 isn't stock so your best bet would be to download a wiring diagram and rewire (or move pots) as necessary.
     
  5. Stewy Lj

    Stewy Lj

    Jan 10, 2015
    Thanks everyone.
     
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