Capacitor .10 vs .05 uf on P bass

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by Harrisk, Dec 12, 2007.

  1. Harrisk

    Harrisk Guest

    Nov 29, 2007
    Modern P basses use a .05 uf capacitor for the tone pot whereas vintage P basses use a .10 uf capacitor. What's the difference between these two capacitors in terms of sound?
  2. jackson_bass

    jackson_bass Guest

    Mar 9, 2005
    Dyersburg, TN
    the 0.1 uf will reduce the frequency. . . . result is that it should be a deeper sound, with less highs and mids.