A Treble Bleed Modification allows you to roll off your volume without losing the highs.
We’ll add a treble bleed circuit to your guitar. It will preserve high end frequencies and improve the taper when rolling back your volume control.
Would you like being able to use the volume control without sacrificing tone?
Electricity searches for ground. It gets manipulated on its way there. Because you turn your guitar’s volume down, you’re allowing some of the current to go to ground. Rather than send it heading out to the amp to make music it adds bass.
As the volume decreases, the frequencies that leave first are the high ones, which make the tone seem muddy and thick, without the “edge” on it. A way to avoid this is by using 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 walk around the volume pot to the output, rather than go through it and get lost to ground.
At Haywire we simply install a 220K resistor in parallel with a 470pf capacitor. If you’d like-
There is no charge for this option-