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Offline cinnanon

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First and Last pickups dead - Overvoltage?
« on: November 27, 2018, 09:09:38 AM »
The first and last pickups are dead on a Rhodes i'm working on. Seems too coincidental. Could it have been from a voltage spike that burned those pickup wires? I get measurable resistance across all other pickups

Offline pianotuner steveo

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Re: First and Last pickups dead - Overvoltage?
« Reply #1 on: December 03, 2018, 06:26:52 PM »
Maybe, but doubtful. Pickups just open up for no apparent reason. It happens on Fender guitars and basses too!
1960 Wurlitzer model 700 EP
1968 Gibson G101 Combo organ
1975 Rhodes Piano Bass
1979 Wurlitzer 206A EP
1980 Wurlitzer 200A EP
1980 Wurlitzer 270 Butterfly Grand
2000 Yamaha acoustic piano
2004 Hammond XK3
2009 73A Rhodes Mark 7
2009 Korg SV-1 73
....and a few guitars...