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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 03-27-2006, 10:34 PM Thread Starter
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Ibanez Stock 5-way vs Dimarzio's Diagram?? Help?!

Hi guys. I got my tone zone and paf pro finally. My pickguard (custom one, shell pink from pickguardparadise.com, great guys to deal with!), is all set up with everything, the pickups, controls, 5-way switch. Everything is good to go and then I went to solder (the diagram looked simple), but realized that the stock switch is different than what Dimarzio uses for an example. I don't want to buy another switch so does anyone know how to match up the wires?

The diagram is here

There are 5 solder points on the top part, then 3 underneath, but on mine there are 8 in a row.

Thanks for any help!
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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 03-27-2006, 11:25 PM Thread Starter
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Re: Ibanez Stock 5-way vs Dimarzio's Diagram?? Help?!

Here is the Ibanez diagram.


I'm not an eletrician or anything, I just play guitar, lol. If any of you guys could help me out with how to match up the wires for the 5-way switch it'd be greatly appreciated. The wires on my Dimarzios are obviously different than the stock Ibanez ones which is what is leaving me puzzled right now.

Thanks in advance.

Edit: Just a bit more info. The Ibanez diagram shows my middle pickup as having a thick wire just like the humbuckers, with a bunch of smaller ones (white, red, and I assume the grey one is bare?). It only has 2 single wires, black and white.
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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 03-28-2006, 12:21 PM
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Re: Ibanez Stock 5-way vs Dimarzio's Diagram?? Help?!

Email [email protected] and ask them to send you a diagram for how to wire dimarzios on the stock switch. They sent me one for an RG320 and it worked just fine.
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