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Senior Member
Username: jazzyvee

Post Number: 3927
Registered: 6-2002
Posted on Tuesday, April 01, 2014 - 7:07 am:   Edit Post

Having had a series I and Ii for a while, i think i prefer the series II setup, not that there is anything I don't like about the SI, I just like the fine tuning options and master volume.

So my thinking is, send my Series I bass back to mica to have have the existing electronics converted to series II. According to the quote generator, for a new build series I with an upgrade to series II electronics it would be $800 so I would imagine a post build conversion would be more but who knows. plus shipping back and forth.

Anyone done that?
I have to chat with mica this week so will bring it up with her also.

Senior Member
Username: tmoney61092

Post Number: 926
Registered: 9-2008
Posted on Tuesday, April 01, 2014 - 7:30 am:   Edit Post

I think I saw in a thread a while back that it's $2,500 just for the Series II electronics...which of course could be more as Alembic has had price increases

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Username: edwin

Post Number: 1747
Registered: 5-2002
Posted on Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 5:56 pm:   Edit Post

Most of the electronics (and pickups, of course) are the same. So, it shouldn't be too crazy expensive.
Advanced Member
Username: enzo

Post Number: 400
Registered: 4-2009
Posted on Sunday, June 08, 2014 - 6:57 pm:   Edit Post

If memory serves me well, Jazzyvee is on the right track with $800. It was more to convert a Signature to Series as it's completely different package.
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Username: darkstar01

Post Number: 530
Registered: 6-2005
Posted on Thursday, June 12, 2014 - 10:17 pm:   Edit Post

When I was at the factory, I mentioned having this done to a bass (that i don't have any more) that was routed for series electronics, but didn't have them. I said I had seen 2,500 thrown out there, she said that was way off base. Didn't ask how much, though.
Senior Member
Username: darkstar01

Post Number: 531
Registered: 6-2005
Posted on Friday, June 13, 2014 - 1:04 am:   Edit Post

and i just realized that doesn't answer your question at all. sorry jazzy!
Senior Member
Username: jazzyvee

Post Number: 4373
Registered: 6-2002
Posted on Tuesday, January 06, 2015 - 1:06 pm:   Edit Post

The thought has been going through my head again any today ideas?. I may just give Mica a call later but fear the price may be out of my ball park.

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