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Seymour Duncan SMB-4A w/DPDT switch wired coil tapping not series/parallel

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by xhawk5, Sep 24, 2017.


  1. xhawk5

    xhawk5 Supporting Member

    Sep 17, 2007
    Palm Coast, Florida
    Hey all. I want to install a 2-way on/on DPDT 6 pin toggle to separate the coils in a MM pickup on a Warwick Taranis/FNA Jazzman. Mainly for a simple 60's/70's tone option.
    I know there are plenty of series/parallel diagrams as shown. But if I were to separate the coils, how would I wire the switch?
    I know Red/Green, Black/White for each coil so far...
    Also, would I need a lil diode to keep it from
    "popping" and what value if so.
    Thanks in advance!

    Pay no attention to the pots in this diagram. I'm using a Darkglass TC and wiring the "out" from the switch to the bridge pot.
    Any help would be appreciated. THIS link doesn't show my type of wiring as far as I can tell...
    diagram.

    Here's another from the SD site, but I need the switch wiring before going to the bridge pot... A single coil neck pup will be wired directly to the appropriate neck pot.
    MM_passive_2V_1T.
     
  2. 4044630163_661f69db30_o-.
     
  3. xhawk5

    xhawk5 Supporting Member

    Sep 17, 2007
    Palm Coast, Florida
    I knew you'd answer Line6man, thanks!
     
  4. xhawk5

    xhawk5 Supporting Member

    Sep 17, 2007
    Palm Coast, Florida
    Line6man, could the color code be different with the SD SMB-4A? As I thought Red and Black were coil Hots? Thx.
     
  5. The color code is listed in the box on the bottom right.