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Re: Sustain(Warning!)

>Isn't there a chance that driving p/us from an amplifier is going to
>burn it out?
>I remember buying pickups which came with a warning about even 
>testing the resistance.(Do not apply more than 1V).

I've just tried driving 10V into a neck p/u, which doesn't seemed to  have
harmed it - hasn't started any strings oscilating though!  The unit
measures at about 8Kohm, meaning about 1mA is flowing through the coils. 
Not enough, it seems...

I might give Kent Armstrong a call next week about low-impedance pickups...


Dr Michael Pycraft Hughes      Bioelectronic Research Centre, Rankine Bldg,
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