Haywire Custom Treble Bleed Circuit Modification

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Haywire Custom Treble Bleed Circuit Modification

image Haywire Custom Treble Bleed Circuit Modification A Treble Bleed Circuit Modification allows you to roll off your volume without losing the highs

Haywire Custom Treble Bleed Circuit Modification A Treble Bleed Circuit Modification allows you to roll off your volume without losing the highs

Haywire Custom Treble Bleed Circuit Modification

A Treble Bleed Circuit Modification allows a guitar player to roll off your volume without losing the highs. We’ll add a treble bleed circuit to your guitar. It preserves the high end guitar frequencies and improves the guitar taper when rolling back your volume control. It’s all about guitar sound preservation.

Electricity searches for ground. We manipulate it and make it do things on its way there.  When a guitar’s volume is turned down, it allows some of the current to go to ground as opposed to going out to the amp to make sound.

Would you like being able to use the volume control without sacrificing tone? 

As your volume decreases, the frequencies that leave first are the high ones. Your tone is now muddy and thick, without any “edge” on it.  The way to avoid this is by adding what’s called a treble bleed circuit. It’s called this because it prevents the treble frequencies from bleeding off.  It allows some of the treble frequencies (the ones we want to keep) to move around the volume pot. They then go to the output, rather than go through it and get lost to ground.

At Haywire Custom Shop we simply install a 220K resistor in parallel with a 470pf capacitor. If you’d like-we will add one to your guitar to preserve high end frequencies. It will also vastly improve your guitar taper when turning your volume down. There is no charge for this treble bleed circuit option. Simply let us know you’d like it added when your purchasing your new Haywire Guitar or if we’re just repairing yours! Haywire Custom Shop will add a treble bleed for free!

About the Author:

Mr. Rick Mariner Owner and Founder and CEO of Haywire Custom Guitars Inc. He is a member of The Association of Stringed Instrument Artisans (A.S.I.A.) as well as a guitar player. Rick holds a bachelors degree from University of Md. and a Masters degree from George Washington University. Rick developed his exclusive 8 – Point “Gig- Ready” guitar process that allows for Custom Guitars that are “GIG-READY”. With Rick’s many years of development and guitar set-up experience, Haywire Guitar shop “Builds satisfied players… one Haywire guitar at a time”.

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