Strat Jack Wiring
This guide will teach you how an output jack actually works so you never need to google a diagram again.
Strat jack wiring. At fralin pickups we wire switchcraft output jacks on our telecaster control plates all the time. Stratocaster service diagrams if you re repairing or modifying your instrument and need to see a wiring diagram or some replacement part numbers these service diagrams should help you get started. It s part of a series of videos i ve done on building a custom shop style relic strat. Strat style guitar wiring diagram with three single coils 5 way lever switch 1 volume 2 tones.
I 4000 8 the output jack is where it all comes together. Typical standard fender stratocaster guitar wiring with master volume plus 1 neck tone control and one middle pickup tone control. Understanding guitar wiring output jacks. Sometimes it might be the pickup wiring the guitar s circuitry or even something as simple as using a bad cable.
Most of our older guitar parts lists. Nashville strat what it is. To learn more about john s repair and restoration workshops for players. A stratocaster version of nashville wiring a trick telecaster mod popularized by music city s session cats some tele players add a third pickup plus a blend knob expanding the range of combined pickup tones.
Installing it wrong however can give you a literal headache. The same wiring performs brilliantly in a strat without the cost and hassle of installing a third pickup. His best seller guitar setup maintenance repair is a hands on guide with a forward by bob taylor john also authored pg s guitar shop 101 column hosted several pg diy videos and is an authorized warranty technician trainer for taylor guitars. Diagram 13 shows a typical.
This video is about how to install an output jack on a stratocaster for the first time. When wiring a les paul with braided hook up wire connecting the outer braid ground to the ground lug of the jack is. Installing an output jack is an essential skill to have under your belt. The contents of this diagram in whole or part are copyrighted and published for.
John levan has written five guitar repair books published by mel bay. And sometimes the problem can even stem from the output jack sometimes wrongly referred to as an input jack and if that s the case then you re in luck because.