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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 02-06-2016, 03:38 PM Thread Starter
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Fernandes sustainer - no output when sustainer is off

Hello people,

I am having some problems installing the Fernandes 401 sustainer in my Ibanez RGXVV. I can't seem to get any sound from either the neck or bridge pick up when the sustainer is turned off. When the sustainer is on however, it works as it should. Another weird thing is the volume potentiometer is acting up as well. It has to be turned almost all the way down, for there to be sound. I have tried installing a new 3-way switch as well as new volume potentiometer and I have the same problem. I am using the VH401 pickup that comes with the sustainer.

Have anybody heard of such a problem before?
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post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 02-23-2016, 07:58 PM
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Re: Fernandes sustainer - no output when sustainer is off

Hi there , Yes I encounter the same problem with the sustainer ( the solution is that Fernandes inverted the wires in the clip with the yellow and blue and purple wires ,the yellow and purple should be change. Check the colors of your kit .

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