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Jazz bass low output

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by Mark85, May 5, 2019.

  1. Mark85


    Sep 11, 2018
    Buffalo New York
    low output on D, G strings.
    OK, so I just finished replacing pots and installed new Dimarzio jazz pickups and Labella flats on my J , connected in series as original. E and A string sound great, volume coming out of D and G at about one third. rechecked all connections everything looks ok. Anyone have any ideas? thanks
  2. guts


    Aug 13, 2018
    It sounds like you need to raise the G side of the pickup a bit closer to the strings.
  3. Turnaround

    Turnaround Commercial User

    May 6, 2004
    Toronto Canada
    Independent Instrument Technician, and Contractor to Club Bass and Guitar - Toronto
    Originals were connected in parallel.
  4. mmbongo

    mmbongo Regular Human Bartender Supporting Member

    Aug 5, 2009
    Which DiMarzio's?

    Sounds like you didn't connect the D/G side of coils, or connected them out of phase.
  5. Killed_by_Death

    Killed_by_Death Snaggletooth Inactive

  6. Mark85


    Sep 11, 2018
    Buffalo New York
    Got it. Thanks all. Fixed and awesome !
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