Legacy Pickups

This archive diagram is for some old specially wired Original Quad coil pickups with the exposed copper back.

Archive wiring diagram for special Original Quad coil pickups wired with 6-conductor cable.

This shows how to connect a 4 conductor pickup to a Music Man PCB.

The MME and I4E pickups have 3 coils for hum cancelling when coil switched. The MME was discontinued in 2007.

The E92 was built between 1992 and 2004.

The E90 distortion humbucker was built from 1990-2000.

The E88-D could drive a V88-C for a full active setup. The E88-D was discontinued in 1997.

The E88-D Active Humbucker was build between 1988 and 1997.

Pickups with names ending in KE are generally split coil active pickups and can be wired in different ways.

This diagram shows the discontinued XTBT 2-Band preamp powering a set of J-Bass pickups.

The 9E was an active J-Bass pickup built from 1992-2008.

The 8TC could be paired with a 9V stacked coil J-Bass pickup for a full-active setup.

The 8TC was an active P-Bass pickup we made from 1993 to 2007.

The 8E was an active P-Bass pickup discontinued in the mid 1980s.

The 6JH Mute Compartment pickup for Rickenbacker basses was built from 2001 to 2012.

The 3XV and E90 could be wired together to make an active setup with a boost toggle. They were discontinued in 2000.

The 3XV stacked coil strat pickup could be driven by the E90 active humbucker to make a full active setup. The 3XV and E90 were discontinued in 2000.

The 3S Tapped Single Coil pickup was discontinued in 2012.

The 1E (4 string) and 4E (5 string) triple coil bass pickups were built in the ’90s

The Beast was discontinued in the early ’90s.

The 1B Selectable Spectrum Pickup was discontinued in 2000