Guitar building tips

Humbucker serial/parallel switch

humbucker serial/parallel switch

Connecting the two coils of a humbucker in parallel will give further tone color options while leaving the humbucking effect intact. This is possible by means of a DPDT (double-pole double-throw) switch. Such a parallel connection will result in a brighter sound, yet give less output.

Excerpt from my book Building Electric Guitars

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