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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 04-04-2014, 02:43 AM Thread Starter
 
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RG2020 Piezo not working

Hi All,

I have a problem with the piezo pickup on my RG 2020. I swapped out the V7 & V8 with DiMarzio d activators now the peizo is no longer working. I've tried changing battery and it still not working. Anyone has any ideas on how to get the peizo working again?
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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 04-04-2014, 02:50 AM
 
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Re: RG2020 Piezo not working

you probably just knocked a wire loose or something like that.

http://www.ibanez.com/support/wiringdiagrams select 2004 and there is a diagram for the 2120x

i would go through and make sure everything is still soldered and making good contact. even 1 little strand of braided wire can ground out your guitar.
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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 05-17-2014, 12:29 AM Thread Starter
 
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Re: RG2020 Piezo not working

Just an update you were right there was a shot circuit, my mega switch was shorting out the neck and peizo pickup. I've replaced it with a 3 way switch and used the S2020X wiring diagram at ibanez.com to get the peizo working again.

Thanks for your help.
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