Strat with a push/pull switch on the neck tone control to allow neck+bridge and neck+middle+bridge pickup combinations. Many deliver, but the underlying cause is not addressed. A wiring diagram is a streamlined conventional photographic depiction of an electrical circuit. Messages 3,194. Strat players have long struggled with over-bright bridge pickups, prompting aftermarket pickup makers to devise ‘balanced sets’. Typical standard Fender Stratocaster guitar wiring with master volume plus 1 neck tone control and one middle pickup tone control. Mar 24, 2020 #3 ghostrider said: It's very easy (and a strat must!) It shows the parts of the circuit as simplified forms, and the power and also signal connections in between the devices. See also the Ironstone support page; 'Humbucker HSS HSH Coil Tapping' And check out the extremely helpful 'GCH guitar academy' (an Ironstone customer) video at the bottom of the page for a blow by blow view of a Stratocaster pickup / plate rebuild! Middle, 4. Neck+Mid, 5. You can also replace the volume control with a push pull pot, aka 7 way Strat wiring, which activates the bridge pickup on command. Reactions: PBGas and Pidgin English. Some players say that a bridge-only pickup setting on a Strat with no tone control wired is totally unusable, and that yes, the standard wiring should be changed so bridge-only works with Tone 2. In the last fifty-four years, tastes changed a lot, and now few Stratocaster players use the bridge pickup alone because the sound is too trebly and shrill to them. 7 sound Strat wiring diagram with three single coils, 5-way lever switch, 1 volume and 2 tones. Pidgin English Member. Typical Strat style guitar with bridge humbucker. 1. To add... a strat with a bridge HB is also a must! Stratocaster Wiring Diagram: ... Also included here is an HSS Strat configuration based on Ironstone's own humbucker bridge. This is also the reason why a lot of people are buying replacement pickups for the Strat’s bridge position: they’re looking for a warmer tone with decent high-end. Collection of stratocaster wiring diagram 5 way switch. Neck. Bridge Humbucker, 2. Please Note: This guitar wiring diagram is property of Inc. Guitar wiring diagram with 1 Humbucker, 2 single coils, 5-way lever switch, 1 volume, 2 tones. You just have to move one wire (yellow line in the diagram) and add one jumped wire (short green in the diagram) Standard Wiring. With the push/pull switch down, the controls provide standard Strat … Others say that tradition is tradition, and that if you don't like standard Strat wiring, mod the guitar and fix it yourself. Bridge single coil (north)+Middle, 3. Bridge Tone. Strat style guitar wiring diagram with three single coils, 5-way lever switch, 1 volume, 2 tones. Stock Strat pickups are balanced, but the stock circuit isn’t, as only the neck and middle pickups bleed treble through the tone circuit. We stock a range of prewired Stratocaster kits including classic, blend pot control and 7 way switch mods - all available in our prewired harnesses range, including a top of the range loaded Strat pickguard. You need another guitar, my friend.