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So I'm considering Going Series/Parallel...

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by Minger, Feb 7, 2005.


  1. Minger

    Minger

    Mar 15, 2004
    Rochester, NY
    Just one thing before I do (and order the DTDP switch...

    Shown in the sheilding thread in the FAQ, you can do blend/vol/tone; is there any way to do that with the series/parallel?

    Even with the help of schematics, i'm still struggling a little bit iin understanding this all...thanks.
     
  2. David Wilson

    David Wilson Administrator Staff Member Administrator Supporting Member

    Oct 14, 2002
    Lower Westchester, NY
    If you scroll down this thread, you'll see the diagram you want:
    http://www.talkbass.com/forum/showthread.php?t=141764
     
  3. Minger

    Minger

    Mar 15, 2004
    Rochester, NY
    Now I feel stupid for missing that...

    Although that one box with the 9 holes...what is that? -.-
     
  4. David Wilson

    David Wilson Administrator Staff Member Administrator Supporting Member

    Oct 14, 2002
    Lower Westchester, NY
    it's a 3PDT switch (triple pole, double throw). Most commonly used switches are DPDT (double pole, double throw). You can get volume pots with dpdt attached, but I haven't seen any volume pots with 3pDT attached. If you read Lyle's explanation underneath the diagram you'll see why he used one.