Ibanez Pickup noise

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by SteveXFR, Jun 16, 2020.

  1. SteveXFR


    Jun 2, 2019
    I've just got an old 90's Ibanez SR800 with P/J pickups and it's great when just using the bridge pickup but on the neck pickup there's a low rumbling, like distant thunder. Adjusting tone or volume doesn't make it go away. Any ideas what this could be? How would I fix it?
  2. SteveXFR


    Jun 2, 2019
    Anyone got any ideas?
  3. Nighttrain1127

    Nighttrain1127 Supporting Member

    Nov 27, 2004
    Near Worcester MA
    Try Shielding the Control and pickup Cavities. It is single coil hum. If you move away from your amp it should stop.
  4. Killed_by_Death

    Killed_by_Death Snaggletooth Inactive

    the neck pickup on a SR800 is a split-coil (two coils) humbucking pickup: