Would this work for bass too (shielding question)

Discussion in 'Hardware, Setup & Repair [BG]' started by SuperSluggard, Jul 13, 2004.

  1. SuperSluggard


    Jan 2, 2004
  2. jondog


    Mar 14, 2002
    NYC metro area
    Yes it will work. Do a search for shielding in the setup forum.
  3. Nick Gann

    Nick Gann Talkbass' Tubist in Residence

    Mar 24, 2002
    Silver Spring, MD
  4. SuperSluggard


    Jan 2, 2004
  5. nonsqtr

    nonsqtr The emperor has no clothes!

    Aug 29, 2003
    Burbank CA USA
    Yeah, the shielding part will work just fine. Forget about that dumb blocking capacitor though. That's only useful for tube amps. And, it can potentially cause a lot of problems if you're running into a solid state amp. Just do the shielding part, that'll probably take care of the problem in most cases.
  6. SuperSluggard


    Jan 2, 2004
    Turning down the tone also seems to help in getting rid of noise on a jazz bass. :eyebrow: And makes it sound better. Escpecially if you have a good EQ setting.
  7. Peter Weil

    Peter Weil Seeker of The New Supporting Member

    Mar 29, 2000
    Edinburgh, Scotland
    If you get rid of the blocking capacitor, how do you hook up the 'shield ground' and 'signal ground'? They're connected to each other via that 400V capacitor......