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Nordstrand DC5s splitting help

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by kucor, Aug 9, 2012.


  1. Hi TB, I have DC5s wired in series, and would like to have single coil option.

    Is it possible to manage this with two simple on-on switches (6 pin)? these are the only I have.


    Single coils: black + white (B), green + red (N), bare = GND

    Series: Black = Hot, bare + green=Gnd, red + white together.

    I would use bridge side coil on bridge pickup, and neck side on neck.

    Any help with wiring would be appreciated:)

    thanks!
     
  2. BassGyver

    BassGyver

    Jun 29, 2004
    Belgioum
    Just use your switch as a simple 'on-off' switch to short the coil you don't want in single coil mode.
    One side of the switch to the middle point (red+white), the other to the end of the coil you want to mute: black to mute bridge coil, green to mute neck coil. When the switch is open (off), the pickup is in series mode.
     
  3. maurilio

    maurilio Musician - Owner Mo's Shop & MBD - Tech Nordstrand

    May 25, 2003
    Redlands, CA
    Endorsing artist: Nordstrand - Genzler Amplification - Sadowsky - Dunlops Strings
  4. that helped. thanks!
     

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