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Author Topic: Piezo low volume on two strings  (Read 53 times)

Offline JamieCrain

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Piezo low volume on two strings
« on: March 17, 2019, 01:45:10 AM »
 Hi folks,
I’ve noticed that the volume on two strings is about 50% compare to the other strings when using the Piezo.  The strings are relatively new, and the 9 V battery is still showing about 8.5 V so it should be okay.  I have turned the preamp up to 100% but it has not made a difference.

Any thoughts on how to diagnose the issue?
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Offline Patzag

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Re: Piezo low volume on two strings
« Reply #1 on: March 17, 2019, 10:11:58 AM »
Any issues I've ever had with the piezo on my Fly Deluxe were due to the wire coming out of the saddle having to be resoldered to the bridge summing bar.

That's on the original saddles.  I understand the dog balls have different issues if they separate from the saddle main body.  What type of saddles are we talking about?
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Re: Piezo low volume on two strings

Offline JamieCrain

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Re: Piezo low volume on two strings
« Reply #2 on: Today at 02:45:51 AM »
Mmm, well it’s a 2015 model so the saddles are “new”. I can see 14 wires coming from the back of  the bridge to a small device where they convert into just two. Is that the summing bar? It is free floating around in the cavity I.e. nowhere near the bridge. The two wires then run to the preamp. I can’t see anywhere that has soldering.
Parker NiteFly RF622
Parker DFMV7
EB Music Man Majesty 6
Ibanez UV777BK