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Old 03-20-2012, 07:02 AM
engiblogger engiblogger is offline
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Originally Posted by NoahL View Post
What is the purpose of C3 in this setup? It's in a G&L S-500, with the treble AND bass rolloffs.
could be used to ground unwanted harmonics as a switch debouncer

Strat pickups usually have a DC resistance of about 7k. a simple low pass RC filter with 7kOhms and .001uF has a -3dB rolloff of about 23kHz.
This takes away harmonics that are well beyond the range of human hearing. This could serve to mitigate feedback problems common in single coil pickups and lower the noise floor of your signal. All good things in my books!
Originally Posted by jakey View Post
Never, ever ask your elderly, faithful hound to wire up patch leads....
cos you can't teach an old dog neutriks......

Last edited by engiblogger; 03-20-2012 at 07:10 AM. Reason: did some calculations
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