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These documents will help you to assemble, install and use our family of High-Performance patented Pickup Switch UpgradeTM products.

If you have purchased either of the following Pickup Switch UpgradeTM products, download the specified documents:


Product Install Ease Legend: 1-Easy, 2-(midway), 3-Intermediate, 4-(midway), 5-Difficult

  1. Pickup Switch Upgrade Selection Chart. Which products you can use for your pickup configuration.

  2. Upgrade Instructions:
  3. Assembly Instructions for KIT Switch products [Assembly Ease: 1]
  4. Testing Instructions for KIT Switch products [Testing Ease: 2-3]
  5. Installation Instructions for Assembled and Tested Switch products [Install Ease: 2-3]
    a. T3PJ-Switch Installation Instructions [Install Ease: 2-3]

  6. M1-PCB Configuration and Use Instructions

  7. a. Stratocaster Upgrade Installation Instructions [Install Ease: 1-2]
    b. Stratocaster Upgrade T3Plus-Switch Use Summary
    c. Stratocaster Upgrade T4-Switch Use Summary
    d. Strat-TBGB Upgrade

  8. a. Telecaster Upgrade Installation Instructions [Install Ease: 1-2]
    b. Telecaster Upgrade T3Plus-Switch Use Summary
    c. Telecaster Upgrade T4-Switch Use Summary
    d. Tele-TBGB Upgrade
    e. Telecaster Thinline Reissue Instructions
    f. 72 Telecaster Thinline Reissue Instructions
    g. 72 Telecaster Custom Reissue Instructions
    h. 72 Telecaster Deluxe Reissue Instructions

  9. a. Jazz Bass Upgrade Installation Instructions [Install Ease: 1-2]
    b. JB-TBGB Upgrade
  10. P-Bass Upgrade Instructions [Install Ease: 2]
  11. JMJ Mustang Bass Installation Instructions [Install Ease: 2]
  12. Mustang Bass PJ Installation Instructions [Install Ease: 2]
  13. Player Jaguar Bass Installation Instructions [Install Ease: 2]
  14. Squier Classic Vibe Bass VI Installation Instructions [Install Ease: 3]

  15. LP4 Upgrade Instructions For Les Paul style instruments [Install Ease: 3-4]
  16. a. S-Board Bare Bones Assembly Instructions [Install Ease: 2-3]
    b. S-Board Bare Bones Testing Instructions
    c. S-Board Bare Bones Install Instructions

  17. Kill Switch Installation Instructions [Install Ease: 1]
  18. BMG Special Installation Instructions [Install Ease: 1]
  19. Middle Pickup Switch M1 Installation Instructions [Install Ease: 1]
  20. Treble Bleed, Grease Bucket, Pot Installation Instructions [Install Ease: 1]
  21. Enhanced Push-Pull Pot Installation Instructions [Install Ease: 1]
  22. Mosrite Installation Instructions (discontinued) [Install Ease: 1-2]
  23. Stratocaster TBGB Upgrade Installation Instructions [Install Ease: 1]
  24. Telecaster TBGB Upgrade Installation Instructions [Install Ease: 1]
  25. Jazz Bass TBGB Upgrade Installation Instructions [Install Ease: 1]
  26. a. T2 Rickenbacker Upgrade Installation Instructions [Install Ease: 1]
    b. T3 Rickenbacker Upgrade Installation Instructions [Install Ease: 1]
    c. S3 Rickenbacker Upgrade Installation Instructions [Install Ease: 1]
  27. 2020 Paranormal Cyclone Upgrade Installation Instructions [Install Ease: 1]
  28. Contemporary Stratocaster Special Upgrade Installation Instructions [Install Ease: 1-2]
  29. a. Noventa Jazzmaster Upgrade Instructions [Install Ease: 2-3]
    b. Noventa Jazzmaster Pickguard Template (PDF)

Additional Application Support Documents:

    Pickup Tone "Mapping" Worksheets:
  1. T2-Switch:         Gives You     6 Pickup Tones
  2. T2Plus-Switch:  Gives You     6 Pickup Tones
  3. T3-Switch:         Gives You   13 Pickup Tones
  4. T3PJ-Switch:     Gives You   21 Pickup Tones — (for instruments with PJ pickup configuration)
  5. T3Plus-Switch:  Gives You   35 Pickup Tones — (also for S3-Switch)
  6. T4-Switch:         Gives You   68 Pickup Tones — (also see this mapping sheet)
  7. T4Plus-Switch:  Gives You 102 Pickup Tones — (for HH, HSS instrument + our VT-3 Volume-Tone Control) (also see this mapping sheet)
  8. T4Plus-Switch:  Gives You 212 Pickup Tones — (for HSH instrument + our VT-2 Volume-Tone Control + ASY-M1 switch)
  9. T4Plus-Switch:  Gives You 272 Pickup Tones — (for HSH instrument + our VT-3 Volume-Tone Control + ASY-M1 switch)
  10. T4Plus-Switch:  Gives You 276 Pickup Tones — (for HSH instrument + our VT-4 Volume-Tone Control + ASY-M1 switch)

  11. Special T4-Switch Wiring Variation Details:
  12. To Get   68 Pickup Tones — (for HH, HSS or HSH Instruments – simple example)
  13. To Get 102 Pickup Tones — (for HH, HSS Instruments + our VT-3 Volume-Tone Control), requires T4Plus-Switch
       This variation gives you QuadraBuckerTM (all four pickup coils in series) Pickup Tones.
  14. To Get 212 Pickup Tones — (for HSH Instruments + our VT-2 Volume-Tone Control + ASY-M1 switch)
  15. To Get 272 Pickup Tones — (for HSH Instruments + our VT-3 Volume-Tone Control + ASY-M1 switch)
  16. To Get 276 Pickup Tones — (for HSH Instruments + our VT-4 Volume-Tone Control + ASY-M1 switch)
       This variation gives you PentaBuckerTM (all five pickup coils in series) Pickup Tones that are so fat, they're... OBESE!

  17. Volume-Tone Wiring Details:
  18. Typical Wiring for our VT-1 and VT-2 Volume-Tone Control products

  19. Humbucker Pickup Wiring Details:
  20. AweSome Asymmetric 4-wire Humbucker Wire Color Codes
  21. How to Change a 4-wire Humbucker into a 2-wire version
  22. Convert Wide Range Humbucker Pickup to 4-Wire Version [Install Ease: 1]
  23. Convert Twin Head Humbucker Pickup to 4-Wire Version [Install Ease: 1]

  24. Additional Documents:
  25. Connecting 26 Gauge Wire to 22 Gauge Wire Using UY2 Connectors
  26. Temporarily using our T3-Switch with two pickup coils
  27. Temporarily using our T4-Switch with three pickup coils
  28. How To "Daisy-Chain" Multiple T2-Switch Products for Added Flexibility and More Pickup Tones
  29. Daisy-Chaining three T2-Switches Mapping Worksheet gives you 414 pickup tones