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Old 05-23-2013, 01:19 PM   #21
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Originally Posted by MrFlibble
I didn't say it was a way of measuring the strength of the signal. We're talking about how loud things are and the difference in volume between wiring modes. Guess what volume is measured in.

Bullshit, try again...

Originally Posted by MrFlibble
The signal of an average humbucker—something like an SD '59, for example—is around 7dB.
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Old 05-23-2013, 01:24 PM   #22
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Originally Posted by forsaknazrael
Gone down? I dunno, it's a pretty small amount for me when I do that on my Strat. I understand what you're saying, but if they're in phase, it doesn't really cancel that much of the frequencies out. That's the whole point of wiring them in phase.

Anyway, whole point, parallel wiring sounds like fuller and doesn't drop in volume as much compared to single coils, IMO. This is the case with all my guitars.

Same experience here. I highly prefer parallel wiring to coil splitting, because of the benefit of no hum & single coil-ish sound it offers.
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