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Potentiometers on Variax Standard Limited Edition

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Anybody know the volume and tone pot values on the Variax Standard Limited Edition guitars? Was looking to upgrade the pickups.

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Any third party pick should have a DC/Bulk Resistance of between 6k-Ohms and 8k-Ohms,

so that it will match to the circuitry or the tone color (EQ) will sound too bright (less then 6k)

or too dark (greater than 8k).

 

 

 

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On 8/13/2019 at 3:09 PM, psarkissian said:

Any third party pick should have a DC/Bulk Resistance of between 6k-Ohms and 8k-Ohms,

 so that it will match to the circuitry or the tone color (EQ) will sound too bright (less then 6k)

or too dark (greater than 8k).

 

Is that 6-8 per individual pickup or total/aggregate?

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Each pick-up.

It will be a specification on the pick-up's information sheet that comes with the pick-up

or will be the specification for that pick-up on their website.

 

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Thanks - wound up picking up some Zexcoils, and they had recently been in touch with Line 6, who he said told him the spec was for 6.4kOhms

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Measured values can vary slightly. And that's in the 6k to 8k range.

Besides, the phone support guy got that spec from me, as I am the guy who services these guitars.

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