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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 03-27-2008, 06:03 PM Thread Starter
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Re-wiring, big problem

I sent my pickups into Dimarzio for potting, I just put them back in. Following the correct diagram which is how it was before I took the pickups out. I just set it up and set the pickup hight and i have got a big problem. The neck humbucker is sounds extremely dull, muddy, with no highs at all... like take this description to extreme levels... the bridge pickup is overly hot and extremely high pitched. The pickups make noise, but I dont know whats happening... Did I wire it wrong? did Dimarzio screw up my pickups? What could be causing this?
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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 03-27-2008, 07:39 PM Thread Starter
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Re: Re-wiring, big problem

First of all is this type of thing possible from a wiring mistake even? Could it be the fact that when I grounded wires from the pickups on the volume pot that grounded them all in the same spot and may be touching? If not I hope Dimarzio didn't damage my pickup idk what I would do...
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post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old 03-27-2008, 08:54 PM
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Re: Re-wiring, big problem

I actually just answered your question on the Dimarzio forum
Here's the direct link:

But just to recap... test to see if the pickup works fine by itself while connected to nothing else (black+white wires resoldered together and not connected to anything, and the green and bare wires grounded). If it works, then it's your wiring, if it doesn't then it's back to Dimarzio
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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 03-27-2008, 08:55 PM
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Re: Re-wiring, big problem

Just noticed you're in Canada. If you're in the Toronto area I can probably give you a hand with it if you still need help.
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