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Thread: Extremely quiet pickups help!

  1. #11
    So after hours of trial and error, I finally got the pickups to work. It turned out the hot from the pots went on the medium length lug, and the ground went to the shortest. I don't know why this worked, but I'm just glad I did. Thanks for all the help!

  2. #12
    GAStronomist wazkelly's Avatar
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    So how does it sound after all of that?

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    GAStronomist wokkaboy's Avatar
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    Hi Drmon. Presume you mean the Jack connections were wrong originally. That was my first guess reading the thread. Those stereo jacks are confusing
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  4. #14
    The bass sounds a lot better than what I expected, and yeah the connections were wrong the first time.

  5. #15
    Overlord of Music
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    Yeah, those barrel jacks are bloody confusing. Last one I used had the same issue.
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    glad it worked and a very common error here, you are far from alone

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