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Combining 2 piezos and a mag pickup - wiring.

Started this discussion. Last reply by David Pfeiffer Feb 11. 12 Replies

Hello all,First time here, and I found the place while searching for wiring diagrams.Found one by Ted Crocker, that lead me here.I'm currently making my fifth stringed box and this is the first where…Continue

 

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David Pfeiffer replied to Laurence Manly's discussion Combining 2 piezos and a mag pickup - wiring.
"OOOH! Now I have a real challenge. Got to convince my dinosaur 3g tracfone. I can do this. Tracfone's already grumbling. Gotta coax it. "C'mon Trakky, I'll buy you a new minutes card."......"
Feb 11
David Pfeiffer replied to Laurence Manly's discussion Combining 2 piezos and a mag pickup - wiring.
"Appreciate the reply. I'm sure your knowledge base in what I call "guitar science" is encyclopedic compared to mine, page one beginning "See Dick burn his finger with Daddy's soldering iron. See Jane run to tell Daddy."…"
Feb 11
David Pfeiffer replied to Laurence Manly's discussion Combining 2 piezos and a mag pickup - wiring.
Feb 10
David Pfeiffer replied to Laurence Manly's discussion Combining 2 piezos and a mag pickup - wiring.
"I had a problem with 1 piezo and my hand wound humbucker... first try was 1 vol, 1 tone shared (didn't want a switch). And the vol all the way up was still not loud. It seems the piezo somehow basically turns the vol into a tone from what I…"
Feb 10
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"Welcome Laurence!"
Oct 21, 2018
Laurence Manly replied to Laurence Manly's discussion Combining 2 piezos and a mag pickup - wiring.
"Thanks for all the advice. Yes I had hoped the volume would be mainly to balance the mag with the piezos. I fear I may have just ruined this built about an hour ago. Cutting away a notch on the neck inside the box, for the mag pickup, may have…"
Oct 14, 2018
Ted Crocker replied to Laurence Manly's discussion Combining 2 piezos and a mag pickup - wiring.
"Hi Laurence, I made that wiring diagram for a member who requested it that way.  I actually like your way better.  I'd wire the volume pot between the mag pup and the 3 way switch.  I've done it with 2 volumes but, like…"
Oct 14, 2018
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Combining 2 piezos and a mag pickup - wiring.

Hello all,First time here, and I found the place while searching for wiring diagrams.Found one by Ted Crocker, that lead me here.I'm currently making my fifth stringed box and this is the first where I'll have a magnetic pick up.There'll also be two piezos.  I have three way switch.Now I found this diagram...http://handmademusicclubhouse.com/m/photo/large?id=4519676:Photo:334702..but I have one question.Would…See More
Oct 14, 2018
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Welcome to the Clubhouse! How did you hear about us?
Something to do with Ted Crocker while I was looking up wiring diagrams.
What instruments are you building or playing?
Have built 3 diddley bows, one 3 string fretless copper bedwarmer, and now almost finished a 3 string fretless licence plate guitar.

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At 9:21am on March 1, 2019, Ted Crocker said…

At 4:29pm on October 21, 2018, Lapsteel washboard said…

Welcome Laurence!

At 7:02pm on October 13, 2018, Ted Crocker said…

Hi Laurence, welcome to the Handmade Music Clubhouse - Cigar Box Guitar Headquarters (CBG HQ)!

The focus here is on all types of handmade instruments and music. There are lots of helpful builders and players here and lots of Groups to teach and learn. We welcome participation so don't be shy.

Have a look around, introduce yourself in My Name Is...  There's an active Chat Room where you can ask questions, offer help or just talk about anything with some great folks.

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