Warwick Thumb-4`

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by biergott, Dec 12, 2002.

  1. biergott

    biergott DuBistEineKartoffelnsalad kopf

    Feb 7, 2002
    Orange County, Ca
    Will changing these pickups make a difference? I play Taproot/Finch/Primus style (slap, pull, strum, anything but pick).

    If so, any suggestions?
  2. CS


    Dec 11, 1999
    The MEC pickups aren't bad I changed the pups and harness because it kept breaking down. I ripped the whole lot out and fitted the Alembic system. This uses a low pass filter which is radically different. I can go from dub to slap with one tone control.
  3. yes the alembic system is very very different....for the better.

    i have a thumb-4 b/o with MECs.

    its not necessary...tweak your preamp on your rig and adjust the tone controls on your bass.

    that should suffice.:D

    (too conservative)
  4. JehuJava

    JehuJava Bass Frequency Technician

    Oct 15, 2002
    Oakland, CA
    What exactly do you mean by the alembic system...the rackmount system or is there an onboard system?
  5. CS


    Dec 11, 1999
    Its an onboard system consisting of two J pups and the knobs and harnesses. It has vol pan and lo passs filter. Its very different from anything else out there.