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Installing a Passive switch on MIA JB Deluxe

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Cerio, May 15, 2006.


  1. Cerio

    Cerio

    Apr 7, 2006
    Hi
    I,m thinking on replacing the mid pot of my Active 2005 DJB with a push-pull one to get a Passive-Active bass.

    The problem is I can't find a pot at 92 Kz with the push-pull feature, so I need to reduce the freq with a resistance.
    Anyone did this? Does the mid in active mode sound the same? Does tha bass sound good on passive mode? Any alternative to get an active-passive JB?

    cheers!
     
  2. extrem94

    extrem94

    Feb 15, 2005
    Miami
    Bump for informations..
     
  3. Rodent

    Rodent A Killer Pickup Lineā„¢ Commercial User

    Dec 20, 2004
    Upper Left Corner (Seattle)
    Player-Builder-Founder: Honey Badger Pickups & Regenerate Guitar Works
    you'll probably get a better response to this question in the Pickups and Electronics forum

    all the best,

    R
     
  4. you can get in the ball park of any pot by adding resistors in series or parallel with it.(to a point) What is the value of the pot you are replacing? Most pots are standard value like 250k 100k etc. And even that number is an approximation, +/- 10%, 15% or even 25 %! Also, make sure you get the right sweep function. There are 2 common kinds. Linear and log (audio) taper. We usually use log taper on audio circuits, but sometimes a linear taper is better on EQs. It depends on the circuit.
     

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