Post by shadowcastaz on Jan 8, 2007 17:50:25 GMT -5
I wiring up a bass project and I have a delema. I have 2 HB's with 2 wire(So tap coils are not an option) each. I had the control plate made and the only cut I had them make was for a 3 way blade switch. I decided to do 2 volume/1 tone control. How do I incorporate the 3 way blade switch and 2 volume pots? Thanx,Mike
ranchtooth points out that you can fade between two pickups by merely manipulating the two volume controls - this is how the Jazz Bass has been doing it since, what, 1961 or thereabouts. But a switch is OK, if you perceive that you'll benefit from faster switching action.
If you have a three way switch, you can only get a parallel combination or a series combination of the two pickups, but not both (unless you give up one of the single pups as a selection). Decide which way you wanna go, and soon enough, a diagram will appear. (Hint: The stock Jazz Bass configuration has always been in parallel. IMHO, a series combo will be darker, and less well defined.)
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