4 Conductor Humbucker Wiring Diagram. These wiring schemes are not intended for an old-school humbucker with 2-conductor wiring but rather the modern humbucker that allows coil-splitting and other wiring mods For starters lets review our terminology. 9 AM to 4 PM PST M-F Direct technical support questions to our Answers Solutions Page.
Humbucker Pickup Scheme This is the usual schematic for a 4-conductor Humbucker pickup. Paul Reed Smith uses their own color code system for 4-conductor pickups. The diagram below is a very simple setup for passive tone and volumes for two pickups using 4-conductor cable.
COIL SPLITTING Sometimes incorrectly referred to as coil-tapping coil-splitting.
In this video Alex discusses the basic fundamentals of a multi-lead Humbucker. These pickups are similar to the P90s in that they use a single conductor. Humbucker Pickup Scheme This is the usual schematic for a 4-conductor Humbucker pickup. Like going back to 1959 and buying an original PAF Humbucker.