Fundamentals on pickups setup

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by chalie, Jun 13, 2005.

  1. Hi Guys,
    I would like to learn the fundamentals of Pups setup for the bass guitar. Please direct me to any site for that knowledge but if you wish to give me some advice please fell free to do that aswell. Thanks in advance for helping me.
  2. luknfur


    Jan 14, 2004

    the only "setup" for pups is height adjustment. Lateral adjustment for strings relative to poles is fixed by routing and bridge saddles on all manufacturered basses I'm aware of. Only something along the lines of a Schaller Roller bridge being the exception I'm aware of.

    For pup height: too high and they distort, get in the way or hit the strings; too low and they loose volume. Adjust to suit personal preference otherwise.