Jump to content
Gibson Brands Forums

Rattling buttons on Fishman Aura Ellipse


Jinder
 Share

Recommended Posts

Hi all,

I have a 2015 J200 with the Aura Ellipse, the guitar is stellar and I love the tone of the Aura system, but I find the booming bottom end of the guitar often makes the buttons on the pickup control interface rattle.

 

It's an absolute embuggerance as I do a lot of session work and I can't record with it! I bought it new as an old stock item so it's covered under the warranty, but I don't want to return the guitar because I love it in every other way.

 

Any ideas on how I can sort this?

Link to comment
Share on other sites

There was a wire that ran under the top that had to be bent a bit away from the top on mine, although not a Fishman unit.

 

Also; capo the strings down, loosen them, and check the inner nut for the end pin/jack.

 

Edit: I'm sorry. It's the buttons? Can't you just pop them off, tighten their nuts, and reinstall? Do the buttons fit tightly on their splines (on their shafts?)?

 

 

 

Welcome back.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Hi all,

I have a 2015 J200 with the Aura Ellipse, the guitar is stellar and I love the tone of the Aura system, but I find the booming bottom end of the guitar often makes the buttons on the pickup control interface rattle.

 

It's an absolute embuggerance as I do a lot of session work and I can't record with it! I bought it new as an old stock item so it's covered under the warranty, but I don't want to return the guitar because I love it in every other way.

 

Any ideas on how I can sort this?

 

I had a Fishman Aura Ellipse on my J200 and it rattled like a SOB. I put the controls that rattled (most of them) in a set position and then stuck the points of toothpicks into them to keep them from moving.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

I had a Fishman Aura Ellipse on my J200 and it rattled like a SOB. I put the controls that rattled (most of them) in a set position and then stuck the points of toothpicks into them to keep them from moving.

 

Hats off for ingenuity

But dear god , that's shabby isn't it ? That a fella should have to do that on a guitar of that ilk

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

Loading...
 Share

×
×
  • Create New...