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Old 10-07-2012, 04:39 AM   #1
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3 way toggle switch & EMG problem.

I bought a solderless emg 81, and an oldschool 85 (big mistake i think, hey, it was cheap!)...

Well, this is the problem, everytime i try to connect my 2 EMG using a 3 way switch, they sound both at the same position on the toggle, even when i change the wiring from NK to BD and viceversa

Lets say...

Bridge Position: Bride and Neck PU works (at the same time)

Middle Position: Bridge and Neck PU works (at the same time)

Neck Position: Nothing happens.

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Im using the #2 diagram.

I don't have any pics of the wirings atm. I will post em later since its 4am lol

The emg 81 works just fine when i use the #1 Diagram, same with the 85, i still don't know what's the problem, it may be the toggle?

This is my switch toggle, it doesn't have any sort of indication, so, im running blind to be honest...


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Old 10-07-2012, 12:33 PM   #2
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Get a diagram for the switch, or use a multimeter to map out how it works. You just have it hooked up wrong right now.
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Old 10-07-2012, 07:00 PM   #3
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Try wiring them like this.
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