Push Pot versus 3 way ?

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by Whil57, Nov 2, 2017.


  1. Whil57

    Whil57

    Aug 7, 2013
    Long Island
    Looking at some mods, and i notice some people want a tone by pass for one of their pickups.
    Since a tone pot supposedly keeps a small amount of low pass even when its off, does the 3 way also cause the same thing. I'm kinda imagining it doesnt since it wasnt made to be a resistor, but it does add another piece of "equipment" into the circuit.
     
  2. bholder

    bholder Affable Sociopath Gold Supporting Member Supporting Member

    Sep 2, 2001
    Vestal, NY
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    Nope, a decent switch adds no resistance.
     
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