Pickup Wiring

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  1. DaveInSoCal

    DaveInSoCal Well-Known Member

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    Hey all!

    I found this yesterday and thought i would post it for all you modders. I can never remember the color codes between the different pickups.

    Cheers! :cheers:

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  2. Raiyn

    Raiyn Well-Known Member

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    I made this a while back.
    Carvin vs Seymour Duncan wiring and how to wire each to a SD Triple Shot.
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    Carvin polarity is opposite "normal" pickups so that needs to be taken into account when mixing certain aftermarket products.

    Edit: Quick reference for just the wiring.
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  3. DaveInSoCal

    DaveInSoCal Well-Known Member

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    Thanks Raiyn, that's worth hanging on to as well!
     
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  4. Davis Sharp

    Davis Sharp Well-Known Member

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    Thanks. The different color schemes really threw me for a loop when I tried to coil-split a Fender humbucker with an SD diagram.
     
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  5. Raiyn

    Raiyn Well-Known Member

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    Ouch.
     
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    DPaulCustom Well-Known Member

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    This is where it REALLY helps to have a multi meter!
     
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    wildeman Well-Known Member

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    Yes, that is essential.
     
  8. Raiyn

    Raiyn Well-Known Member

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    Even a cheapo one from Hazard Fright will do the trick.
     

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