Wiring Diagram

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DrChief117
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Wiring Diagram

Post by DrChief117 » April 26th, 2010, 9:13 pm

Hello, I'm having trouble finding a wiring diagram for 1 humbucker, 1 single coil, 3 way toggle, 1 volume, and 1 tone and I'm not exactly sure how I would solder everything. Please help. Thank you. :)

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Re: Wiring Diagram

Post by Hyperborea » April 27th, 2010, 10:54 pm

What do you plan to do with the 3-way toggle? With only 1 pickup you've got nothing to select between.

For 1 pickup, 1 volume and 1 tone you could look at this - http://www.seymourduncan.com/support/wi ... 1vol_1tone
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Re: Wiring Diagram

Post by kent_eh » May 28th, 2010, 12:05 pm

2 pickups, 1 vol, 1 tone and a 3 way?
Sounds like you could wire it like a Telecaster
Try this:
http://www.specialtyguitars.com/kits/tele_diagram.pdf
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http://www.seymourduncan.com/support/wi ... g_1humneck
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Re: Wiring Diagram

Post by Hyperborea » May 30th, 2010, 11:02 am

Hahaha, I see that I missed that the OP has a two pickup guitar. I thought he had a 1 pickup and a 3 way switch. Depending on the type of 3 way switch you can use the diagram that Kent posted. You could also look through the Duncan wiring diagram library - http://www.seymourduncan.com/support/wiring-diagrams/
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Re: Wiring Diagram

Post by Ricochet » May 30th, 2010, 11:51 am

If you DID have a single pickup and a three way switch, there are several useful things you could do with it, like splitting a humbucker's coils and switching between parallel and series connections, or changing out different tone caps or cutting it out altogether.
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Re: Wiring Diagram

Post by Blue Jay » May 30th, 2010, 12:25 pm

I couldn't find a diagram anywhere with that configuration, using a toggle switch instead of the 3-way blade.

Anyhow, all you have to do is combine two diagrams. Extrapolate... I hate to say use common sense, because I know it can be difficult to transpose or whatever :shock: , but part of the diagram is as shown, and the other part goes with what pertains to a toggle switch. Also, I'd have to assume the the humbucker has only 2 leads, or the colors start to vary and get complicated on the 4-wire humbuckers & you have to solder and join two together. Then you use the other two wires.
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