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Re: Volume pedals

Thanks for the info Kim.  I wonder if my EMGs with their active pickup 
compensates for this on some level...

Mark Sottilaro

On Tuesday, April 22, 2003, at 10:07  AM, Kim Flint wrote:

> At 09:09 AM 4/22/2003, Mark Sottilaro wrote:
>> On Monday, April 21, 2003, at 09:52 AM, Jesse Ray Lucas wrote:
>>> The only bummer about a passive volume pedal is that there seems to 
>>> be a low frequency roll-off as you decrease the volume.  Not good 
>>> for bass players.
>> A simple passive tone control shouldn't actually lower the amount of 
>> low frequency energy in your signal.
> the high output impedance of a bass/guitar pickup can interact with 
> the resistor of a passive volume control to create a filter. The same 
> thing can happen with volume controls mounted on the bass/guitar. 
> oftentimes capacitors are added inside guitars to compensate.
> kim