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bart mk-5 distoring

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by onda'bass, Dec 30, 2013.

  1. onda'bass


    Sep 5, 2010
    Buffalo Ny
    Anyone have this issues with these pickups, I have tried different pre's, pickup heights and the tone still breaks up when digging in a little. This applies to the bridge especially when soloed.
  2. DWBass

    DWBass The Funkfather

    I didn't have that issue when I had a set in my Lakland. I just found them too dark for my taste. But no issues.
  3. mmbongo

    mmbongo Chicken Pot Pie. My three favorite things!! Supporting Member

    Never had a problem with any that I've had, and oddly unlike DWBass I find them super bright!

    But I'd say you're distorting the input of whatever you're plugging into..which is what?
  4. onda'bass


    Sep 5, 2010
    Buffalo Ny
    mesa m9
  5. Invisible_Kid


    Jun 1, 2010
    Try playing through a different amp, maybe one with a dedicated active input. If you still have problems, your pickups probably got the bad end of quality control, or were otherwise damaged in some way.