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s series zr trem and some questions

Normlly I take my guitars to the local shop but my main man is retired and moved away. thought i would start to learn some setup ..its only been 25 years of playing.

Some questions:

1. My IBZ/DImarzio pickups sound "muffled" or "Boxy" not very sharp at all. Could this potentially be do to the pickup height? ..or just sh*ty pickups? I have also noticed the tone control shows limited tonal change if any...very very subtle change I wonder if there is a wiring issue? or short? I don't have a comparison so I am assuming the tonal range of these is very very limited.
Any one know where the IBZ/DImarzio would rate as far as treble/mid/bass on dimarzio's tone guide???

2. set the intonation. Low E doesn't want to intonate properly. When i fret the note on the 12th the string makes a warbling sound...similar to what was described in the other thread...I wonder if that is pickup height? all other 5 strings are bang on but low E from about fret 10-24 warbles but not at the lower frets..therefore setting intonation on this string has not been accomplished.

any ideas?

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