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Hi, i just installed a pre wired pick up into my latest build, but when i plug in the amp i get a buzz that will go away if i touch the plug on the lead,,,new amp and new lead,,pick up all wired up from CBGitty,,i was going to start another one today but dont want that one buzzing, any simple tricks to fix it??
Stops buzzing when you touch the strings? Have you contacted CBGitty about it? If not, I would do so.
I am certainly no expert on magnetic pickups. I can say that I have sold hundreds of these (very) inexpensive pre-wired harnesses and have gotten very, very few complaints about them.
In my somewhat limited experience, the best I can tell is that sometimes magnetic pickup setups just have hum/buzz. The professionals go to great lengths to minimize it - all of the shielding and grounding and whatnot.
My suspicion is that slapping a new harness into your build wouldn't make much of a difference, but if you want to take that one out and send it back I will send you a replacement.