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Capacitor value please!!

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by Cutty, Oct 7, 2010.


  1. Cutty

    Cutty

    Jun 25, 2006
    U.K.
    Can someone tell me the value of a 503Z cap as found in my passive usa jazz bass 5 string,my meter has given up,so can't measure it,thanks.
     
  2. SnakeKappele

    SnakeKappele

    Sep 20, 2010
  3. Cutty

    Cutty

    Jun 25, 2006
    U.K.
  4. It depends where you like your treble to cut off.

    If you want a darker tone, try a 0.1uF.
     
  5. SnakeKappele

    SnakeKappele

    Sep 20, 2010
    My Fender Jaguar Bass came with a .022uF cap (~400Hz shoulder) and I replaced it with a .047uF cap (~300Hz shoulder).

    Here is a video that shows various cap values:
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3I62Xfhts9k
     
  6. Cutty

    Cutty

    Jun 25, 2006
    U.K.
    That's a great reference point,thanks.
     
  7. Muaguana

    Muaguana

    Jul 28, 2009

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