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Alt Tuning Glitch With Neck Positioned Pickups

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So I noticed that when I played at the 12th fret mark of a Rickenbacker tuned an octave up, I get this fuzzy, almost silent note.

I messed around and swapped bodies and stuff, and I notice this only happens when the pickup is positioned where a neck pickup goes.

 

Is this a glitch with the old Variax or is my Variax goofy?

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Had the same problem, but when I tune down instead of up.Never fixed, I just change pick ups on the neck position.

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Thanks!

 

I suppose I can live with it, but I'm kinda disappointed that this glitch exists.

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BTW here's a clip of what it sounds like. Rickenbacker neck 1 octave up. Playing at the 12 mark on all lower 5 strings results in a fizzy muted noise. Playing on the 11th on the high e does the same.

 

If I move the tuning down and increase the played fret by 1 (13 fret, then 14 fret, and so on everytime I tune down a half step) it does it. Maybe it's a problem with the convolution?

 

Oh well. I mainly use a real capo anyways, and I could just use a bridge pickup version if I really wanted. I just like the extra octave I can play out of this preset.

 

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/21663288/Music/neckglitch.mp3

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nope, this is nothing similar to my vax!realy no idea why this happens.

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nope, this is nothing similar to my vax!realy no idea why this happens.

 

Which Variax are you using?

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