Reader Question – One Guitar, Two Amps and a Balance Knob

Reader Question - One Guitar, Two Amps and a Balance Knob

We want to share a reader question with you concerning a custom-designed guitar with two output jacks. The reader wants to install a balance control to plug each output jack into a different amp and use the balance to control each.

Keep reading to see how we solve this problem, and as always, if you know a better way, please let us know.

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Seymour Duncan BG1400 Wiring Diagram

Seymour Duncan BG1400 wiring

This time around, we’re going to discuss a Seymour Duncan BG1400 wiring diagram. The Seymour Duncan BG1400 Is a direct replacement for the standard Fender Telecaster bridge pickup. Unlike the standard single-coil pickup, the BG 1400 is a humbucker. It features two overwound coils for hotter output, and since it’s a humbucker, it’s much quieter than the standard. It also uses Alnico 5 magnets for more attack, and it’s wax potted to help reduce microphonic noise.

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Lollar Pickups — The Ultimate Installation Guide

Lollar pickup installation

Today we’ll discuss our Lollar pickup installation guide, to help you install any type of pick up that Lollar creates. Whether it be single-coils, vintage P90s, or modern humbuckers, we have you covered. This easy reference explains which wires go where, and includes illustrations that will make the instructions even easier to follow.

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Fralin Pickups — The Ultimate Installation Guide

fralin installation

In this post, we are going to attempt to show you how to install every kind of Lindy Fralin guitar pickup with our Fralin Installation Guide. We’ll cover installing modern single-coil and humbuckers as well as vintage P90, and PAF style pickups. We’ve also included illustrations to show you the wiring schematic of each pickup in different types of guitars.
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DiMarzio Bluesbucker Wiring Diagram

dimarzio bluesbucker wiring

This time we are going to illustrate a DiMarzio Bluesbucker wiring diagram, to guide you through an installation of this unique humbucker. The Bluesbucker sounds like a P90, so you get the vintage tone in a silent, humbucker design. It uses technology that helps the pickup see narrower string window than standard humbuckers, which makes it a little more responsive to your playing. Continue reading “DiMarzio Bluesbucker Wiring Diagram”