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1 Magnetic-Piezo(s) active B-V-T

Specs and Ordering Information

Magnetic-Piezo(s) active B-V-T

Specs and Ordering Information

This is a wiring diagram for the MTD Saratoga. This preamp is exclusive to MTD and is provided here for reference by MTD Saratoga owners.

This diagram shows the wiring for MTD Handmade basses after 2013. The preamp setup is exclusive to MTD and is shown here for understanding and repair reference. This is a complicated preamp for professional use only.

This is the wiring diagram for the original TBT 2-Band EQ preamp.

These are the preamp systems we make for the Glasser Swordtail and active Violin.

This is the preamp in the Bill Dickens Signature Groove Tools 7-string bass designed by Conklin and built by Cort.

This is a diagram for the new reissue EQ preamp harness for the Gibson Tobias Growler bass. This is an elaborate setup that provides a separate EQ for each half of a single quad-coil MM52CBJD3 pickup. This harness is not on our retail list, but if you need one, contact us. We just resurrected this […]

This is the previous version of the NS3TMB-18 preamp system used by MTD Basses.

This diagram is for a special preamp that is not sold retail. You may find this in some older instruments or in New MTD Basses.

This is a special harness we wire up for Surine Basses using the NTCT preamp.

An older wiring diagram for TC1, TC2, TC3, and TC4

A wiring diagram for many different configurations of TC series preamps – TC1, TC2, TC3, TC4, TC5, and TC6. You can hook these up super quick and easy for simple boost with a flat frequency response. Or, you can add extra boost, bypass, frequency shaping, and overdrive.

Wiring Diagram for the discontinued TBIBT which has a dual buffer and 2-Band EQ. You can now use an AGDB/918-2 Adjustable Gain Dual Buffer and a NTBT/918 2-Band EQ or a NTMB+F 3-Band EQ in less space.

This is the wiring diagram for the Original TCT from the 1970’s

An old XTCT wiring diagram from the 1980’s

An old TCT wiring diagram from the 1980’s

Wiring Diagram for the discontinued EZQ Parametric Filter

Old Wiring Diagram for discontinued EZQ Parametric Filter.

Discontinued DTA1.x buffers were only 9V tolerant. They have been replaced with DB918.x so they can be used with NTMB, NTBT, or TCT preamps.

XTCT wiring diagram from the 1990’s

TCT wiring diagram from the 1990’s

This is a diagram of the NTMB from before it was 18V tolerant.

Wiring Diagram for the old 2-module NTMB-918FL with NTMB3. These modules have been merged into NTMB+FL.

Wiring Diagram for the old 2-module NTMB-918F with NTMB3F. These modules have been merged into NTMB+F.

An old version of the NTBT-918 Wiring Diagram

NS2TMB is a discontinued 3-Band preamp that requires 2 9V batteries.

The discontinued MPXTBT is a combination of a Magnetic/Piezo buffer and a 2-Band EQ. Use a MPB2-918 and a NTBT/918 to get the same functions in less space. Or use an MPB2-918 and a NTMB+F for a 3-Band option still in less space.

An older version of the MPB1-918 Wiring Diagram

An older version of the MPB1 Wiring Diagram.

An old version of TC1-TC6 wiring diagrams.

Wiring 2 pickups to an AGDB with an older model NTMB-918F

Shows some ways that AGB and AGDB can be used.

This is an old version of the AGB wiring diagram which was redrawn in the current style.

This diagram applies to the TCT, NTCT, and XTCT as well as the pre-wired harnesses.