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Re: Volume pedals


here's a little link for the capacitor mod


From: Greg House <ghunicycle@yahoo.com>
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--- Kim Flint <kflint@loopers-delight.com> 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 
 > >>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 
 > happen with volume controls mounted on the bass/guitar. oftentimes
 > capacitors are added inside guitars to compensate.

How would you add capacitors to compensate for this? One of my guitars is
particularly bad about that and I'd like to fix it.


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