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Pole Piece Height Adjustment P90's

#1 User is offline   Ken Rayba 

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Posted 10 April 2012 - 01:30 PM

Is there a standard guideline, or measurement for adjustment of the individual pole piece height on P-90 pick-ups on a ES-330 guitar?

I know some Les Pauls have P-90's, since it a solid-body, those adjustments may differ from an ES-330.

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Posted 10 April 2012 - 01:46 PM

I think you just have to do it by ear. Start with all the pole pieces at the same height and adjust up or down depending on if you have a hot string or dead one. Adjust up (closer to the string) to increase volume or vice versa.

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Posted 15 April 2012 - 11:06 AM

Trust your ears. If you don't hear a problem don't try to fix it.

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Posted 16 April 2012 - 08:33 AM

Hi,

Pickup Height - Measured from top of pickup to bottom of the string when string is depressed at the last fret. Factory Spec: 3/32" = 2.38125 mm on the neck pickup and 1/16" = 1.5875 mm on the bridge pickup.

These measurements are for humbucking pickups; for P-90's the strings should be ajusted just a little bit further away because of the problems with feedback. Like already mentioned above; trust your ears.

Kind regards,

Stijn




#5 User is offline   Ken Rayba 

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Posted 16 April 2012 - 09:08 AM

Thanks for the replies!

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