Pickup:: Parallel Wiring
Now here is an alternate wiring method for the Precision Bass (P-Bass), or any other
bass which as a split pickup (G&L, Squire, Ibanez, etc.) This method has
the sensors in parallel wiring mode.
This wiring method shown is for passive sensors.
NOTE: You may be able do this with active sensors, but you need to get power
to the sensor.
This method (passive parallel wiring) will give your bass a "brighter sound".
You may also notice that the output of the bass is weaker, and this is because
you have cut your sensor impedance in half with this method.
Note: that the sensors are wired this time in parallel, not series.
This method has some benefits, and some draw backs too. You may wish to
install a Double Pole Double Throw (DPDT) switch, in order to change this wiring
configuration to the standard series_wiring on the
fly, while playing.
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