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Consistent Passive tone

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by rodneyat, Jan 17, 2013.

  1. rodneyat

    rodneyat Supporting Member

    Apr 12, 2007
    Atlanta, GA
    Was sent this clip by Stew Mac today about getting consistent passive tone across all volumes. Found it pretty interesting. As we have all experienced. Even on a bass, the best tone out of a passive pickup (w/out a preamp) is generally with the volume maxed out. I guess this would work on a bass too.


    Of course with a passive jazz bass wired volume/volume, you would have to do it twice.
  2. audioglenn


    Jul 14, 2012
    That's a great idea! I'm going to make a few of those. Thanks for posting the link!
  3. SGD Lutherie

    SGD Lutherie Banned Commercial User

    Aug 21, 2008
    Bloomfield, NJ
    Owner, SGD Music Products