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Leads on Lane Poor

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by Funky Doctor, Aug 4, 2004.

  1. Funky Doctor

    Funky Doctor

    Aug 28, 2003
    I have a set of Yamaha TRB upgrades in my... you guessed it, in my Yamaha TRB. What I would like to know is, which lead is which? These pickups have 3 leads coming out of them, a black one, a red one and a bare wire one, kind of alike a shield in sheilded cable. Are these pickups some sort of dual coil thing? Anyone?
  2. Funky Doctor

    Funky Doctor

    Aug 28, 2003
    Just so you all know, I couldn't get it/them sounding any good so i put the stock Yamaha pickups back into it. Sounds ok now. But not fantastic. I want to use the Lane Poors. I have heaard too much good about them to just let them sit around.
  3. xyllion

    xyllion Commercial User

    Jan 14, 2003
    San Jose, CA, USA
    Owner, Looperlative Audio Products
    I don't know for sure, but if I were to take a guess, I would think that red is pickup "hot", black is pickup "ground", and the bare wire is "shield" which should also be connected to ground.

    Do you have a multimeter? I would measure the resistances between each conductor. That will go a long way towards telling you how it is wired internally.
  4. David Wilson

    David Wilson Administrator Staff Member Administrator Supporting Member

    Oct 14, 2002
    Lower Westchester, NY
    I'd agree with Bob here. Red should = hot, black=ground, bare = shield ground.
  5. Funky Doctor

    Funky Doctor

    Aug 28, 2003
    Yeah I figured as much. Thanks for the replies.