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Can you rewire Stingray pickup to Series?

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by badboy1984, May 15, 2010.


  1. badboy1984

    badboy1984

    Mar 27, 2007
    United Kingdom
    Was wondering can you rewire the stingray pickup to series? by default i think is wire in parallel.
     
  2. If you have a four-conductor output, then yes.

    Otherwise, you will have to rewire the coils at the pickup itself.
     
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  4. walterw

    walterw Supportive Fender Gold Supporting Member

    Feb 20, 2009
    sure, (stock 'ray pickups are indeed 4-wire) and it sounds pretty cool, different from the series setting on a sterling.
     
  5. badboy1984

    badboy1984

    Mar 27, 2007
    United Kingdom
    was wondering have anyone got the diagram to do this?
     
  6. For a switch, or for permanent wiring?

    For permanent series wiring, the south coil - lead gets grounded, the south coil + and north coil - leads connect together, and the north coil + lead is the hot.

    For a DPDT switch:
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  7. badboy1984

    badboy1984

    Mar 27, 2007
    United Kingdom
    thanks man line6man

    I go try this and let you guys know the result
     
  8. walterw

    walterw Supportive Fender Gold Supporting Member

    Feb 20, 2009
    and that's why line6man is the man!
     
  9. husky123

    husky123 Supporting Member

    Jul 6, 2006
    Leesburg, VA
    Disclosures:
    Endorsing Artist: Spector Basses
    Bringing this one back from the dead to see if anyone has wired their Stingray pup in series (permanent style)? I just bought a SUB Sterling and even though it's a Sterling the pickup is wired parallel.
     
  10. hunterred43

    hunterred43

    Aug 31, 2012



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