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Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by Ívar Þórólfsson, Jan 3, 2004.


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  1. Ívar Þórólfsson

    Ívar Þórólfsson Mmmmmm... Supporting Member

    Apr 9, 2001
    Kopavogur, Iceland
    Hi all!

    Welcome to the pickups forum here on Talkbass.

    If you are new here on Talkbass, please take the time to read the Talkbass FAQ.

    These forums have been around since 1999 and many topics have been covered here over and over again.

    I would like to urge people to use the Search function before posting.

    Here is a collection of links from very common topics here.

    Summary of different styles of pickups

    What is a Piezo pickup?

    SMASH´s excellent J-pickup shootout

    Davidmwilsons 'Basstasters' for Jazz pickups

    Dr. DIMENTO´S experiments:
    Dr. DIMENTO'S BASIC TROUBLE-SHOOTING GUIDE
    Dr. DIMENTO'S ONGOING "J" STYLE PUP EXPERIMENT
    Dr. DIMENTO’S ONGOING “P” PUP EXPERIMENT
    Dr. DIMENTO'S ONGOING "SOAPBAR" STYLE PUP EXPERIMENT
    Dr. DIMENTO'S ONGOING "HB" STYLE PUP EXPERIMENT
    Dr. DIMENTO'S ONGOING "MM" PUP EXPERIMENT
    Dr. DIMENTO'S ONGOING "PJ" PUP EXPERIMENT
    Dr. DIMENTO’S V-BASS PICKUP EXPERIMENT
    Dr. DIMENTO’S “ONBOARD” PREAMP EXPERIMENT
    Dr. DIMENTO'S PHASE/BLEND EXPLORATION


    Active vs. Passive
    TalkBass.com
    TalkBass.com

    Series / Parallel switching
    TalkBass.com
    TalkBass.com
    TalkBass.com
    Wiring Diagram for Jazz Parallel/Series Config
    Parallel/Series Installation instructions
    Diagram for single coil series mod from Seymour Duncan

    Precision vs. Jazz

    Lyle Caldwells excellent Jazz shielding pictorial

    WINDING PICKUP PICKUPS LINK AND MUCH MORE

    Gigue's bass pickup/preamp test page
    Tests : DiMarzio - Sadowsky - Aguilar - Fender - Lindy Fralin

    Ray Salamons Guide to The Art of Soldering! (a how-to)
    Another good soldering thread

    MrGearhead.com - Wiring schematics and diagrams for Fender instruments

    Pictorial diagrams for lots of standard pickup configurations.

    Seymours huge Q&A section
    These are questions and answers culled from ten years of Seymour's "Pickup Questions" column in Vintage Guitar magazine compiled here for your enjoyment and reference. (Over 700 questions and answers)

    If you cannot find info on specific pickups you are wondering about. Please include all necessery info in your post. Info such as what type of bass, playing style, sound preference etc.

    Thank you for your time!

    Ívar Þórólfsson
    Moderator of the Pickups forum.

    P.s. if you see something you would like to add to this list, then please PM me.
     
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