This P-bass wiring upgrade kit provides everything you need to furnish your P bass with quality controls and components. It uses modern alternatives to the traditional pots and wire. The volume and tone controls come from Bourns who are based in the UK and make some of the best quality pots available. They have high temperature tolerance (good for soldering) and a smooth, consistent action. The EcoWire hook-up wires use flexible Noryl insulation to provide an environmentally friendly alternative to PVC. Noryl is a modified thermoplastic that is inherently lighter, tougher, and more flame resistance than PVC. The result is wires that are smaller than their PVC based counterparts. The insulation contains no heavy metal pigments, allowing it to help manufacturers to meet Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment requirements.
The kit includes:
2 x Bourns knurled-shaft Audio taper 250k potentiometers made to metric measurements so they should fit into a non-American made instrument without modifications.
A Switchcraft jack socket – the best and most reliable
A Panasonic 0.1uF capacitor – polyester film made to high tolerance (+/- 5%) with a wide temperature range (-40 to 105 C). These are a high quality modern cap with similar characteristics to an ‘orange drop’ but in a smaller package with leaded radial legs that are much easier to solder.
EcoWire hook-up wire, 2ft each of black and red.
Wiring diagram for standard P bass wiring.
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