Seymour Duncan SH-2N Jazz Coil Splitting

seymour duncan sh-2n jazz coil splittingIf you’d like to coil split your guitar’s Seymour Duncan SH-2N Jazz pickup, here’s an excellent guide for doing just that.

In this post we’re going to do a Seymour Duncan SH-2N Jazz coil splitting, but first, a little background information: Humbucker pickups are usually wired to use both of its coils at the same time. Coil splitting is when you use a switch to shut off one of the coils to make it sound much like a single coil pickup. Splitting the pickup will give you more tone options, and the modification is completely reversible.

Continue reading “Seymour Duncan SH-2N Jazz Coil Splitting”

Seymour Duncan Pearly Gates Coil Splitting

seymour duncan pearly gates coil splittingSeymour Duncan Pearly Gates coil splitting will provide you with great new tone options, and the modification is completely reversible.

In this post, we’re going to show you Seymour Duncan Pearly Gates coil splitting. Humbucker pickups such as the Pearly Gates are usually wired to use both of its coils at the same time. When you coil split the pickup, you use a switch to shut off one of the coils, making it perform like a single coil pickup.

Continue reading “Seymour Duncan Pearly Gates Coil Splitting”

Coil Splitting Seymour Duncan Hot Rails Humbuckers with a Toggle Switch

coil splitting seymour duncan hot rails humbuckers with a toggle switchWith only a few tools and a little free time, splitting Seymour Duncan Hot Rails humbuckers with a toggle switch is a simple modification.

If you’re handy enough to install a toggle switch into the pickguard of your guitar, it’s often the easiest solution for coil splitting and many other modifications. Today we’re going to talk about coil splitting Seymour Duncan Hot Rails humbuckers with a toggle switch.

Continue reading “Coil Splitting Seymour Duncan Hot Rails Humbuckers with a Toggle Switch”

Seymour Duncan SH-4 JB Coil Splitting

seymour duncan sh-4 jb coil splittingThis time we’re going to talk about coil splitting and how to modify your guitar so that you can split your SH-4 JB pickup.

For this post we will be talking about a Seymour Duncan SH-4 JB coil splitting, but first some basics: Coil splitting is strictly a humbucker modification. A humbucker pickup usually uses two coils in its operation, but we can use a switch to turn one of them off. Splitting the humbucker this way will cause a drop in output volume, but it will give us access to single coil tones. Single coil tones are typically brighter and more precise than the warm and smooth humbucker.
Continue reading “Seymour Duncan SH-4 JB Coil Splitting”

Seymour Duncan SH-4 JB Wiring Diagram

seymour duncan sh-4 jb wiringIn this post, we’re going to show you how to install the Seymour Duncan SH-4 JB humbucker pickup into your guitar.

In the Seymour Duncan SH-4 JB wiring that we’ll be doing, the pickup is installed using four colored conductor wires and a bare wire. The SH-4JB is a humbucker that uses balanced coil configuration to produce improved harmonics with just the right blend of sustain and distortion. It’s a high-output, versatile pickup that sounds very good in the Neck and Bridge positions.
Continue reading “Seymour Duncan SH-4 JB Wiring Diagram”

Seymour Duncan SH-2N Jazz Wiring Diagram

seymour duncan sh-2n jazz wiringExpand your tonal possibilities by installing the Seymour Duncan SH-2N Jazz Model humbucker pickup into your guitar.

The Seymour Duncan SH-2N Jazz is a humbucker, with a clean and articulate tone that’s perfect for fast runs. Used as a neck pickup, it is an excellent match for many of the brand’s bridge pickups . For our Seymour Duncan SH-2N Jazz wiring installation, we’ll use four different colored conductor wires and a bare wire.

Continue reading “Seymour Duncan SH-2N Jazz Wiring Diagram”

Seymour Duncan Pearly Gates Wiring Diagram

seymour duncan pearly gates wiringAn excellent way to upgrade your guitar’s tone is to change your pickups, so here’s a great “how to,” with the Seymour Duncan Pearly Gates humbucker.

In this post, we’re going to show you Seymour Duncan Pearly Gates wiring for your guitar, with the hope that you’ll enjoy the new sound possibilities.

The Pearly Gates is a humbucker that was designed to replicate the sound of a 1959 Gibson Les Paul Standard, which used the legendary P.A.F. pickups. Each Pearly Gates pickup is handmade and wax potted to help reduce feedback. Each also features an Alnico 2 bar magnet and a nickel silver bottom plate, and is installed using four colored conductor wires and a bare wire.

Continue reading “Seymour Duncan Pearly Gates Wiring Diagram”

Seymour Duncan ST59-1 Coil Splitting

Seymour Duncan ST59-1 Coil SplittingThis time we’ll talk about modifying your guitar so you'll be able to coil split your Seymour Duncan ST59-1 pickup.

Before we get into our Seymour Duncan st59-1 coil splitting, we should talk about just what this modification is and why you may want to do it.

Coil Splitting

Coil splitting is when you use a switch to shut off one of the coils in your humbucker pickup. Continue reading “Seymour Duncan ST59-1 Coil Splitting”

Seymour Duncan ST59-1 Wiring Diagram

seymour duncan st59-1 wiringIn this post, we’re going to show you how to install the Seymour Duncan ST59-1 humbucker pickup into your guitar.

Seymour Duncan st59-1 wiring — let’s start with some basics: The ST59-1 is a mini-humbucker, designed as a direct replacement for the bridge pickup in a Fender Telecaster, but it will also work well in many other situations. The ST59-1 offers players hum-free operation and a thicker tone that still retains plenty of Tele Twang. This pickup is installed into your guitar using four colored conductor wires and a bare wire.

Continue reading “Seymour Duncan ST59-1 Wiring Diagram”

Seymour Duncan Catalina Dynamic Chorus

Seymour duncan catalinaThe Seymour Duncan Catalina is an analog pedal with a number of controls, to include something new: Expression, which allows players to control when the chorus is applied.

The Seymour Duncan Catalina Dynamic Chorus is another 100% pure analogue chorus pedal that uses the “Bucket Brigade Devices” chip to delay the signal. The Catalina has a lot of controls that are designed to help you get your sound just right. The Delay control allows you to set delay times from 6ms to 60ms.

Continue reading “Seymour Duncan Catalina Dynamic Chorus”