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warwick hum

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by THUMPER73533, Apr 1, 2006.

  1. THUMPER73533


    Feb 23, 2006
    i realy love my new warwick corvette standard (passive), but where i play mostly, i get a nasty hum. in other locations its not noticable. any sugestions would be most helpful
  2. Are there flourescent lights where you play? It could be a 60 cycle hum. That would be my guess.
  3. Minger


    Mar 15, 2004
    Rochester, NY
    Best suggestion: Shielding.
  4. check the grounding as well
  5. THUMPER73533


    Feb 23, 2006
    the control cavity and cover plate has shielding paint and the electronics all look clean, nice job i might say. don't know about the pickup cavitys though. i'm going to make a kill switch-stompbox to cut the signal in between songs. maybe that will do the job.
  6. Frank Martin

    Frank Martin Bitten by the luthiery bug...

    Oct 8, 2001
    Budapest, Hungary, EU
    There's no shielding in the p-up cavities.

    It is also possible that the amp is humming because of a bad ground.

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