Go Back   UG Community @ Ultimate-Guitar.Com > Instruments > Gear Building & Customizing
User Name  
Password
Search:

Reply
Old 01-21-2013, 07:17 PM   #1
norco123
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Blackouts - Help with 3 way mini switch

Hey guys, new here. I really need some help from someone who has good experience with wiring. I replaced the passive pickups with the AHB-1 Blackouts in my B.C. Rich Warlock, and am having a hell of a time trying to get them to work. I have followed the wiring diagrams that came from Seymour Duncan, and all was well until I had to find out how to wire in my 3 way on/on/on mini switch (DPDT). There's some confusion because the first diagram here has a 3rd (ground I assume) wire [forbidden link]

Wiring the guitar that way I got some sound from one pickup...and nothing on the other or when used together..So then I found this diagram and wired it this way, but I have no idea if it needs a ground or what because I get absolutely no sound now
For reference I am using the middle config, so push the switch to neck for neck pickup, vice versa for bridge pickup and middle for both. [forbidden link]

So, if anyone has any advice for me I would greatly appreciate it, I just want to get the guitar back together and try these friggin pickups out!!! Thanks in advance, Pat.
norco123 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-21-2013, 07:50 PM   #2
norco123
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
so apparently the links don't want to work, here are the pictures of the switch diagrams. I also added two pics (sorry about the size) of the guitar as it's currently wired.
Attached Images
File Type: jpg switch translation.jpg (19.7 KB, 18 views)
File Type: jpg 3 way mini.jpg (14.1 KB, 19 views)
File Type: jpg IMG_5058.JPG (56.8 KB, 18 views)
File Type: jpg IMG_5061.JPG (30.3 KB, 16 views)
norco123 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 07:10 PM.

Forum Archives / About / Terms of Use / Advertise / Contact / Ultimate-Guitar.Com © 2014
Powered by: vBulletin Version 3.0.9
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.