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Wiring for Carvin Pickups?

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by Eilif, Oct 4, 2005.

  1. Eilif

    Eilif Supporting Member

    Oct 1, 2001
    I just got a pair of Carvin jazz pups in the mail. They are going into a 5 sting sx, and I was going to use the standard fender jazz wiring pattern.

    Will that work? Should I use 500k instead of 250 pots?, and what kind of cap should I use?
  2. David Wilson

    David Wilson Administrator Staff Member Administrator Supporting Member

    Oct 14, 2002
    Lower Westchester, NY
    just use the standard jazz wiring and you'll be fine

    edit: either 250K or 500K pots will work fine, assuming the pickups are passive. 500k pots will retain a little more of the highs than 250K, just a matter of personal preference (standard s/c jazz bass is wired with 250K pots)
  3. Eilif

    Eilif Supporting Member

    Oct 1, 2001
    I'll just try then with the origional pots (I assume they are 250k) and see how it works.