Question about Martin Strings 24CTSG Thinline 332 Acoustic Guitar Pickup

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I have a Thinline pickup in my 1924 0-28, because unfortunately nothing else is slim enough to do the job. I took it out of the guitar years ago after it failed onstage, and now I've decided to give it anothertry I have an overwhelmingt chronic earth-frequency hum. I'd rather repair than replace if possible as they're definitely not cheap here in New Zealand! What should I do?

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Probably the ground wire is broken on this either at the jack or very near the end of th pickup stick. This acts like a condenser microphone and is fairly high impedance so any break in the ground will pickup hum. Using a high impedance guitar cable is necessary.

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