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how to meassure pots...

Discussion in 'Just Pickups' started by nicwinkri, Jan 29, 2013.

  1. nicwinkri

    nicwinkri TDPRI Member

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    OK I bought the multimeter (is it called that in english)

    I got my loaded pickguard of my strat. Now how do I meassure if its 250K or 500K pots? - can I do it without cutting the wires? Or is resistance affected by being wired?
     
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    Is there no writing on the sides of the potentiometers? If not, Use the multimeter to measure the resistance on the outside lugs of the pots. If there are wires on both outside lugs, you will need to disconnect one side, does not matter which side, to determine resistance.
     
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    Yeah, in circuit it will measure slightly less than the pickups resistance. But its probably 250K pots If they are normal single coil p/ups.
     
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