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Aria Pro Steve Bailey fretless 6 wiring nightmare

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by amerbs38, Aug 20, 2012.


  1. amerbs38

    amerbs38 Supporting Member

    Jan 15, 2012
    Santa Cruz, CA
    I bought this used and realized someone had messed around with the wiring (globs of solder and electrical tape) and when I lifted up the cover several wires undid themselves. I can get sound and volume but nothing else. I know it`s a shot in the dark but if anyone knows where I could find a wiring diagram that would be great...(before I fire it up and start touching wires all over the place). The photo is just to encourage sympathy...Thanks!
     

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  2. SGD Lutherie

    SGD Lutherie Banned Commercial User

    Aug 21, 2008
    Bloomfield, NJ
    Owner, SGD Music Products
  3. amerbs38

    amerbs38 Supporting Member

    Jan 15, 2012
    Santa Cruz, CA
    That`s it...you rock...Thanks!
     
  4. Kragnorak

    Kragnorak

    Sep 20, 2008
    I'm just going to tag-team onto this thread because I have a similar issue. The difference is that I have an older 6-string Aria Pro II SB model which was manufactured before they were installing the Basslines systems. I want to replace the crappy pickups, which are 1" by 5.5" soapbars. The difference between these and the Seymour Duncans is huge: the routing is different and there is no push/pull volume. Instead of 3 knobs there are 2 stacked knobs on the bass (one volume/blend and the other treble/bass).

    Can anybody help find the wiring schematic for the older production models? I found a set of Bartolini pickups that would fit my routing, but they are passive pickups and I don't know if I'd have to switch out the pre-amp as well or what needs to happen?

    Thanks!
     
  5. JustForSport

    JustForSport

    Nov 17, 2011
    Push-pull vols are avail.
    Just swap out the bal pot for the values as in the diagram above- 25ok for passive.
    (assuming the pre' is the same).
     

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