This is a fully functioning, playable Strat. The exceptions being the American Vintage models that get reprints of their year-specific owner's manual. If you would like to take a look at the wiring in the 2010 series American Deluxe Stratocaster you can check out this pdf of the wiring diagram. Would appreciate any help anyone can give me. If we have the document you seek, we're happy to send you a copy. So, if anything, the battery is easy to access and quickly replace, which is a good thing. The body I'm putting it in has copper foil shielding already, which overlaps with the aluminum shielding on the pickguard, so I'm not sure I need that.
It doesn't seem to be as simple as a digital tone knob, i. With the blade selector in position 1 take a small flat blade screwdriver and lightly tough a magnet on each one of the pickups. Note: Many photographs presented in this blog represent eBay listings, and as such are the property of the original photographers. So the standard control knob configuration does all the whiz-bang stuff as if by magic to everyone but you. I do not claim ownership of images posted in this blog.
The wires from the pickups only have to route to the S-1 switch at the volume knob and to the 5-position blade selector. . When I switch on the S-1 switching system the volume drops on all pickups and I hear the humming trebly sound again. I have not done a lot of this and have a couple questions. To contact the forum owner hit the Contact Us link.
You will hear the screwdriver tap the magnets through your amp when the pickup is on. Question is, do all of the black ones get soldered to the output jack? When I select the middle pickup the volume drops. Bridge and Neck Pickup Out-Of-Phase, and in Series with Special Tone Capacitor Position 5. So what pickup combinations are available on guitars equipped with the S-1 switch? Then you can match your pickup selection with one of the diagrams listed above. And the S1 is just as advertised. Middle and Neck Pickup in Series Position 4. It has the vintage noiseless pickups and onboard pre-amp.
Bridge, Middle and Neck Pickups in Series Position 2. Middle and Neck Pickup in Parallel Position 5. Apologies for the crosspost, but I wasn't sure whether this would belong more in the Strat forum or the Pickup forum. Am I anywhere close to correct? The latter would be really odd, since you would only be able to get unamplified settings in the not-normal-strat wiring configuration. All pickups in series If you want to determine which S-1 options you have on your guitar you can perform this simple test.
Does anyone know what the problem is? Let the buyer beware this blog also contains affiliate, sponsored-paid links, and I take no responsibility for any purchases made through such links. To contact the forum owner hit the Contact Us link. Also, this Mexico produced Deluxe Roadhouse is very affordable, and a whole lotta Strat for your gringo dollar! The S-1 switching system increases production costs but the additional pickup selections really make it worth the cost. If it don't then either your ear or your rotary switch doesn't work. This will let you know which pickup is turned on in each position. Neck Pickup S-1 Switch Down: Position 1.
An S-1 switch in the volume control allows you to bypass the V6 preamp for straight organic Strat tones. As we are helping to promote those listings and sellers, we usually do not include additional photo credits besides a current seller link. One note, though; the V6 doesn't seem to be available as a replacement part. For the usefulness, you just have to keep on experimenting. I have five unconnected wires red to the preamp, white to the volume pot center lug, and three blacks to ground. The model list is, for the most part, of instruments currently in production.
I believe it's either Olympic or Arctic now with a tortoise instead of pearloid pickguard. The table below lists instruments by model name, part number and document revision date. Bridge and Middle Pickup in Series Position 3. Could they have omitted the rear compartment, and made the battery accessible via the trem well? I make no guarantees as to the accuracy of the information published here. If you're repairing or modifying your instrument or simply need some replacement part numbers, these lists and diagrams should help you get started. Just purchased a Deluxe Roadhouse Strat which I love. The output jack has three terminals, and the battery box was not included.
Either way, lots of tone to explore on this guitar. This gave players not only two new sounds but also two hum-cancelling settings for their Stratocaster. This is a personal web log, and as such, it contains opinion, bias, conjecture and ridiculous wackiness. Neck Pickup S-1 Switch Down On : Position 1. Bridge Pickup in Parallel with Special Capacitor and in Series with Middle Pickup Position 3.