#1
Ive got a les paul custom fitted with EMG's and when I stop playin and mute the strings theres a slight mains hum or buzz coming from my amp. As soon as I touch any of the volume knobs (which are the metal tele style) the buzzing stops. I didnt think EMG's needed to be earthed to the strings and there not so anyone got any ideas how I can stop it ?
#3
Yeah, I know but im still gonna get the problem when im not touching the strings. My other guitars with emg's have never had this.
#4
You said that when you touched the pots it went away. Check the grounding on them (also check out star grounding. Google it.)
#5
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You said that when you touched the pots it went away. Check the grounding on them (also check out star grounding. Google it.)


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#6
earthing it? lol
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i im gonna have to agree with t heff
#7
YOU DON'T GROUND THE STRINGS WITH EMGS!!!!


That is all....


Oh but make sure you shield the thing properly and make sure that the pot grounds are soldered to the shield properly.


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