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Odd grounding problem

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by Zebra, Nov 20, 2005.


  1. Zebra

    Zebra

    Jun 26, 2005
    I'm trying to repair a P. I thought the only problem was a disconnected input, but it seems to have some sort of grounding problem too. I've already got two wires going to the input. It's quiet when I'm NOT touching the metal parts, and buzzes when I AM. That's new to me. Anyone know what it could be?
     

  2. have you checked everything out with an ohm meter? is your lead good? is your cavity shielded?

    sorry, but I have to ask the obligatory questions first, otherwise its like throwing darts blindfolded.
     
  3. Lyle Caldwell

    Lyle Caldwell

    Sep 7, 2004
    Memphis
    Sounds like you have the hot and negative leads reversed at the jack. Photos would help.
     
  4. Zebra

    Zebra

    Jun 26, 2005
    I have a strong feeling that may be the case. I'll check and get back to ya.