HL-1 HAZard LAMPS Manual

The HL-1 HAZard LAMPS pedal brings the unique tonal voice of the LHZ preamp into a pedal format. This pedal is intended for players with passive basses that want to give it the same punch and power as a USA Spector bass with an internal Hazlabs preamp. While it is…

LHZ-03 Installation Diagram

View and Download the LHZ-03 Installation Manual right here! This is a living document that is constantly being updated as we create new installation diagrams for clients that have unique wiring challenges. Don’t see the diagram you need? Let us know! CURRENT VERSION PREVIOUS VERSIONS

LHZ-02 Installation Diagram

View and Download the LHZ-02 Installation Manual right here! This is a living document that is constantly being updated as we create new installation diagrams for clients that have unique wiring challenges. Don’t see the diagram you need? Let us know! UPDATE 2/10/2024: We’ve updated the installation manual to reorganize…

LHZ-02 Installation Diagram (Green Rev 1.6)

View and download a PDF copy of the Installation Manual for the LHZ-02 HazLabs Clone preamp. The LHZ-02 features solderless DuPoint style pin headers that compatible with EMG connectors. This manual is specific for users with the GREEN preamp marked as Rev 1.6. UPDATE NOTES The output jack wiring was…

LHZ-02 Installation Diagram (Blue Rev 1.7g)

View and download a PDF copy of the Installation Manual for the LHZ-02 HazLabs Clone preamp. The LHZ-02 features solderless DuPoint style pin headers that compatible with EMG connectors. This manual is specific for users with the BLUE preamp marked as Rev 1.7g.

LHZ vs. HazLabs vs. KHaz

We had the opportunity to compare the circuitry, components, EQ response, and audio artifacts between our LHZ-01 and LHZ-02 preamps and a vintage HazLabs preamp (serial number 2029). We also had a KHaz clone and ran the same comparisons as well. THE RESULTS Testing Process HazLabsS/N 2029 KHaz Circuit Wiring…

Active Blend Circuit Eliminates Insertion Loss

Today we are happy to share a schematic for a blend pot conversion that will eliminate the insertion loss effect that creates a volume dip at the center of rotation of a blend potentiometer when using active EMG pickups. There is significant conflicting information regarding blend potentiometer sizing and wiring….