Humbucker Color Codes and Switches

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Standard Humbucker Operation (series, out of phase):
To add a coil tap to a 4 wire humbucker, simply ground the pair of wires marked 1. and 2.

Phase reversal switch:

The switch is an on-on DPDT switch and can be mounted on a push/push or push/pull pot. With this circuit, the coils are always in series, but are either in or out of phase with each other.

Series Parallel switch ("Dual Sound"):

This switch is a DPDT on-on switch and can be mounted on a push/push or push/pull pot. With this circuit, the coils are always out of phase with each other, but are either in series or in parallel.

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