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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 11-19-2011, 10:20 PM Thread Starter
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Individual Pickup Wiring Help


I have a custom built ibanez style guitar.

Its a H-S-S style guitar with a IBZ Dimarzio in the neck and middle and a Dimarzio D-activator in the bridge.
I have three mini 2-way toggle switches for pickup switching but I need help how to wire these. I've looked at some diagrams but they use 3-way switches with on-off-phase. I just want an On-off switch for each pickup.

Any help on what to solder and where would be helpful


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post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 11-20-2011, 10:54 AM Thread Starter
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Re: Individual Pickup Wiring Help


Hey again

I wired up the guitar myself after using a DiMarzio wiring schematic:
There was current flowing through, but there was this awful buzzing sound from position 2-9 on the volume knob. 1 and 10 were silent.
Also the switches don't seem to be working as on/off. They are DPDT 2-way 1 Off (I forgot to mention in my last post)
I tried to use different combinations of wiring on the switches with the same results. I even added in wire to the blank prongs (on the diagram) and running them to ground, but still the same buzzing sound. I'm not sure where the problem lies

Any sort of suggestions on how to even find the problem would be great


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