DiMarzio out of phase?

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  1. Petef2007

    Petef2007 SS.org Regular

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    So ive recently installed a Dimarzio air norton in the neck position of my schecter to go with the BKP in the bridge. Now the BKP works fine, no problems there, but when i switch to the dimarzio i get a very low output clean sound, barely any volume and no distortion on it. Is this a simple case of the pup being out of phase, or is it indicative of a bigger problem?

    Cheers in advance
     
  2. stuh84

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    It aint out of phase I can tell you that now, I would have said when we were using it if it was. It definitely sounds like somethings grounded wrong, or wired up wrong.
     
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    You would only notice phasing issues when using both pickups together. Sounds like it's wired wrong.
     
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    If that pickup alone produces no signal, expect either wires mismatched (coils out of phase could really screw things up) or a faulty connection.

    Jeff
     
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    My MO JOE was out of phase with the GFS pickup, but only in the middle position. I've asked about this as well, and it is not all that un-common, but I like the way it sounds in that position, so I didn't mind. It sounds normal in their own positions.
     

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