Going from PCB to component controls.

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  1. ScottZ

    ScottZ New Member

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    I'm considering a pickup swap in my SGJ, going to 2 conducter pickups. Is there any reason not to part out the PCB and reuse the pots and caps?
     
  2. donepearce

    donepearce Well-Known Member

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    No reasons, either for or against. Why not just get a couple of connectors and leave the controls as they are?
     
  3. Clifdawg

    Clifdawg Well-Known Member

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    PCB’s are poor for serviceability, but they’re a perfectly solid choice for electronic reliability and consistency in production, not to mention ease of manufacturing and installation. A lot of people are against them on principle, but if you’re already okay with the pots and caps wired to the PCB, then I’d just hook your new pickups to that and be done with it. :thumb:
     
  4. AngelDeVille

    AngelDeVille Well-Known Member

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    Pots and caps are the cheapest parts on a guitar, buy new if you are changing out the pcb.
     

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