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No Load Tone Pots

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by Mr. Ray, Apr 29, 2009.

  1. Mr. Ray

    Mr. Ray

    Feb 20, 2009
    Hi I need a little info about no load tone pots.I would like to know the advantages and disadvantages of changing my tone pot in my jazz to a no load tone pot. Also any special advice about wiring,sound experiences etc
  2. This may be somewhat helpful:

    Bypassing a tone control means that no signal is being cut by the capacitor, and thus your tone is brighter.

    There are no disadvantages that i know of.
    I use a push pull pot to bypass the tone control, since those No-Load pots only come in 250K.
  3. PM user "has-sound" if you need a no-load 500k pot
  4. Mr. Ray

    Mr. Ray

    Feb 20, 2009
    Thanks :)

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