These Jazz Bass pickups, like the Ironstone Stratocaster & Telecaster range, are based on Alnico V magnet Pole Pieces for warm vintage tone. They feature resistances of 7.3K (bridge) and 7.1K Ohm for a balance of full authoritative bass, but with crispness in the tone to stand out in the mix. Their classic construction includes traditional fibre flat work bobbins and flat pattern Alnico pole pieces, spaced at 63mm (neck) and 65mm (bridge). To complete the vintage appeal, a generous length of waxed cloth (‘push-back’) connection cable is fitted.
The pickups are configured as RWRP configuration, i.e. noise cancelling when selected / blended together.
Standardly supplied with a fully comprehensive mounting kit of screws, springs, 2 lengths of self adhesive foam to attach under the pickups to support the mounting and a length of latex tubing. Simply cut this tubing into appropriate lengths for your instrument (approx 1cm), and use an alternative to the conventional springs, providing a firm yet adjustable mount.
Please note some Jazz Bass pickups come in differing physical sizes. These are 95mm (Bridge) and 91mm (Neck) long.
The wiring colour code is;
Bridge pickup: Yellow = signal , black = ground
Neck pickup: White = signal , black = ground
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