62 AVRI INSANE buzz/hum in position 1*3

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Re: 62 AVRI INSANE buzz/hum in position 1*3

Post by DDJ » Tue Mar 23, 2021 10:53 am

bjornsynneby wrote:
Tue Mar 02, 2021 12:47 am
Interesting thread. So you now know the jazzmaster avri guitar and amp was dead silent when you tried playing at work and you know your wifes tele is humming less. You know you have ground in your power outlet which will help draining shielded interference from amp and guitar.

So it is likely your guitar is exposed to strong magnetic fields and the jazzmaster is less protected against the effects of those fields. The coils of the jazzmaster pickup are larger than the telecaster which can explain that there is more hum coming from the jazzmaster in this magnetic environment. Computer screens can cause strong magnetic fields so you can try to shut them off. And you tried the dimmers aswell.
Given that your guitar tech did his job well, hum cancelling pickups is probably the easiest way to fix your problem.
Yup. That's where I ended up as well. I'm currently saving up for some Kinman's.

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