mm smb 4 ds help

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by milo, Sep 2, 2004.

  1. milo


    Jul 22, 2004
    if i turn bass knob (knob moving is rated from 1 to 10)past 8 it starts distorting .is this normal in local shop they said that the resistor will solve the problem
  2. David Wilson

    David Wilson Administrator Staff Member Administrator Supporting Member

    Oct 14, 2002
    Lower Westchester, NY
    OK, so if I understand you properly you have the SD musicman replacement preamp system.
    When you turn bass past 8 you get distortion.
    There are two solutions
    1) don't turn the bass past 8 ;)
    2) maybe lower your pickups or take your action up - increase the space between pickups/strings
  3. milo


    Jul 22, 2004
    when u go past 7 destorted to 8 .5 from 8.5 to 10 signal goes down -silence but when u hit strings hard just bzzzzzzzzzz. :bawl: