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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 06-30-2013, 07:08 PM Thread Starter
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middle pickup specs

I have a Jem build in which I wired up a middle single coil pickup that is reverse wound/reverse polarity.

The neck and bridge pickups are DiMarzio 36th.

My problem is that when I select positions 2 and 4 on the selector switch, its as though I'm out of phase and the volume drops dramatically. If I reverse the wiring on the middle pickup, the volume comes back but then, I get hum and lose the noise cancellation of positions 2 and 4.

Should I have selected a non reversed polarity/wind pickup for the middle pickup?

What are the specs of the original pickup?
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post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 06-30-2013, 09:22 PM
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Re: middle pickup specs

I'm sure there is a way around it, but the reverse polarity won't play nice on switches with "normal" pickups connected.

'd swap it for a regular polarity.

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