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Emg pickup, which wire is which?

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by Biostrings, Apr 11, 2010.


  1. Biostrings

    Biostrings

    Mar 31, 2010
    My Home
    I have hit a bump in my project bass: the pickups: EMG Select old ones ive fitted has 3 wires, Red, White and Brown which i havnt clue what they are,

    Could someone tell me what eachwire is for please

    (The bass itself is a Fender Jazz if it helps with the orginal neck pickup still in place with a White and Black wires,)

    Can anyone help me on this on?
     
  2. Droot

    Droot

    Dec 29, 2006
    Sorry, my selects only have two wires, one black and one white. Black is ground and white is signal. I would suspect that if you have three wires you are talking phase reversal or coil splitting. Do you have any pictures?

    DRoot
     
  3. Thornton Davis

    Thornton Davis

    Dec 11, 1999
    Toronto
    If you visit EMG's website, they've got a number of various wiring schematics-drawings available for anyone to review. It's worth taking 5 minutes to check out.

    TD
     
  4. 251

    251

    Oct 6, 2006
    Metro Boston MA
    looked here? Enter the model number. There are 8 results for "Select"

    http://www.emgpickups.com/search/wiring
     
  5. Biostrings

    Biostrings

    Mar 31, 2010
    My Home
    Brown is nutral and White is live… thanks guys

    red is for a switch
     
  6. 251

    251

    Oct 6, 2006
    Metro Boston MA
    :cool:
     

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