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seymour duncan basslines ground wire?

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by chilievans, Jan 14, 2013.


  1. chilievans

    chilievans

    Sep 5, 2010
    Does anyone know which write is the ground in a Seymour duncan stk-j1?
     
  2. Cadfael

    Cadfael

    Jan 4, 2013
    Germany, EU
  3. chilievans

    chilievans

    Sep 5, 2010
    Thanks bud.
    The reason I ask is that I've fitted a j-retro and since doing so my pick ups have been buzzing when I touch the poles. I figure they need grounding. So of I connect the bare wire to the shielding the problem should go. Yes?
     
  4. Cadfael

    Cadfael

    Jan 4, 2013
    Germany, EU
    Yes.

    If there is a bare wire, it ALWAYS HAS to be soldered to GROUND.

    The bare wire on a "5 conductor cable" never "influences the coils".
    If you had an out-of-phase problem when both PUs are on, you would have to change the black and green wire, but bare would always have to be connected to ground.
     
  5. chilievans

    chilievans

    Sep 5, 2010
    Thanks man. That's just what I needed to hear