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Quick question

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by El Spearo, Mar 17, 2014.


  1. El Spearo

    El Spearo

    Jun 12, 2012
    Wellington, NZ
    Very quick question, does anyone know if the pick ups in a ESP LTD B206 SM are active or passive? I'm trying to order a obp3 preamp and my bass is at home.

    Thanks!
     
  2. line6man

    line6man Supporting Member

    It won't matter whether they are active or passive, unless you intend to change the pots.
     
  3. El Spearo

    El Spearo

    Jun 12, 2012
    Wellington, NZ
    I am getting it prewired, so I need to know before I order. Thanks!
     
  4. JustForSport

    JustForSport

    Nov 17, 2011
    Didn't find anything definitive on the pickups-
    best to take the time to pull the control cover and verify whether there is/or not a hot (9v) lead/wire going to each pickup before ordering a pre-packaged preamp.
     
  5. El Spearo

    El Spearo

    Jun 12, 2012
    Wellington, NZ
    Thanks for the repies
     
  6. wcriley

    wcriley

    Apr 5, 2010
    Western PA
    The pickups in my (pre-SM) B206 are passive.
     
  7. El Spearo

    El Spearo

    Jun 12, 2012
    Wellington, NZ
    Thanks mate. I had a look last night and they are indeed passive. I might record a couple of clips tonight for an A/B.