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bart mk-5 distoring

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

  1. onda'bass

    onda'bass Supporting Member

    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

    onda'bass Supporting Member

    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.