6-Conductor Pickups Wiring Archive

Document Groups: Legacy Pickups

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Our Original Quad coil pickups have occasionally been wired special with 6-conductor cable. While this setup provides some flexibility, it is fairly complex for standard coil switching. We’ve found it better to wire the pickups with 4-conductor cable. The pickup can be rewired in various ways and connected to a 3-way toggle for the same flexibility but with less complexity. Here is a diagram to help if you come across some pickups wired with 6-conductor cable.