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Bridge pickup buzzing???

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by Philthy, Oct 27, 2004.


  1. Philthy

    Philthy Supporting Member

    Jun 12, 2001
    Wallington, NJ
    I have a Ibanez SR 3000E with Bartolini soapbar pickups and I recently swapped the preamp to a Bart NTMB which made things sound so much better. However, now my bridge pickup buzzes. It might be a grounding problem, however, it doesn't go away when I touch the strings or the bridge. Yet, I did notice, while standing in front of my amp with my bass, if I move specifically in a certain position the buzzing will stop. This pickup never buzzed before with the old preamp. Any ideas on what the problem might be?

    Thanks!!!
     
  2. check the connections...
    I have the same problem when I play g****r plugged in my stereo. Are the pups singlecoils???
     
  3. Philthy

    Philthy Supporting Member

    Jun 12, 2001
    Wallington, NJ
    I checked the connections and even resoldered the wires for the bridge pickup and it still buzzes when I move. They are Bartolini soapbar pickups, not single coils.

    Any other ideas what might be causing this buzz?