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Bass Pickup Height

Pickup Height



The higher your bass pickups are set, the louder the output of your bass.

You want to adjust your pickup height so that the strings don’t clack against them and that the output isn’t too hot (loud). Also, the magnets may pull on your strings if the pickups get too close.

Don’t set the pickups too low or else you won’t get enough volume out of your bass.

Now that you understand what a bass setup involves, let's look at how to adjust everything.

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