Strat Input Jack Wiring
This guide will teach you how an output jack actually works so you never need to google a diagram again.
Strat input jack wiring. At fralin pickups we wire switchcraft output jacks on our telecaster control plates all the time. And for those of you partial to gibson or epiphone les pauls a plate on the back of the guitar can easily be removed to expose the wiring. It s part of a series of videos i ve done on building a custom shop style relic strat. Typical standard fender stratocaster guitar wiring with master volume plus 1 neck tone control and one middle pickup tone control.
Stratocasters and some telecasters such as the thinline variety will need the entire pickguard removed for access to the inside wiring. Diagram 13 shows a typical. Strat style guitar wiring diagram with three single coils 5 way lever switch 1 volume 2 tones. How to replace an input jack on an electric guitar duration.
I 4000 8 the output jack is where it all comes together. The contents of this diagram in whole or part are copyrighted and published for. Installing it wrong however can give you a literal headache. Installing an output jack is an essential skill to have under your belt.
The various pickups pots switches and caps eventually direct the signal generated by the pickups to the output jack. How the guitar output jack works phillip mcknight. A detailed step by step on wiring your stratocaster input jack and ground wiring. Understanding guitar wiring output jacks.
Cut two lengths of new guitar circuit wire one approximately 6 inches long which will serve as a ground wire and the other long enough to reach from the output jack to the pickup selector switch if the guitar has one. Remove the back plate on a les paul to expose the wiring cavity. This is the hot wire. Soldering station solder type my preferred type hakko fx888d 23by digital soldering station fx 888d fx 888.