MIA Jazz...

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by punisher911, Dec 29, 2012.

  1. punisher911


    Jan 20, 2005
    Clawson, MI
    I got my first MIA Jazz. It's the 2011 FSR Hand Rubbed stain ash one... Can anyone tell me about the pickups? They are passive. That I know. Are all Fender J pups the same? Would there be a significant difference if I changed them to Quarter Pounders? If so, how?
  2. llldino


    Dec 16, 2012
    I believe quarter pounds are over wound, meaning you'll get more bass/treble out of your pickup. I think American pups are hand wound, as opposed to Mexican ones which are machine wound, although i'm not 100% on that.
  3. walterw

    walterw Supportive Fender Gold Supporting Member Commercial User

    Feb 20, 2009
    you got a cool one!

    the pickups are regular passive machine-wound pickups; they're fine, but it might be worth exploring some upgrade ideas.

    QPs would be very different, louder and grindier.