Active/Passive switch

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by codiak, Aug 10, 2018.

  1. codiak


    Mar 16, 2017
    Madison, Wisconsin
    I just bought a Musicman USA SUB Stingray. Is it possible to install an active/passive switch in it?
  2. Killed_by_Death

    Killed_by_Death Snaggletooth Inactive

    You could do it with a push/pull pot:


    just omit the treble cut pot from that diagram

    Here's how a push/pull operates:

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  3. Jazz Ad

    Jazz Ad Mi la ré sol

    On an USA MM it is difficult because volume is set directly into the preamp through a 25kohm pot. MM mickups also have rather low output and are not meant to be used passively.
    I think the first SUB used the same electronics as its big sisters, which would make the mod complicated.
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