Powering Your Pedals – What’s To Know???

If you struggle to understand which power adapter you need for your pedals, then check out this article over on Beavis Audio: http://www.beavisaudio.com/techpages/PoweringPedals/index.htm

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Guitar Wiring 101 – Pickup Selector Switches

Welcome to the 4th part of my ‘Guitar Wiring 101’ series of blogs. If you’ve missed the previous blogs, check them out here: Rowbinet’s Guitar Wiring 101 Series

Just like in a previous blog where I talked about volume and tone controls, pickup selector switches are also not essential, yet they are widely used and accepted as the norm.  For example, if you only have a single guitar pickup then you wont really need a selector switch (unless you have a humbucker and want to run the coils in parallel or series at different times).
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Guitar Wiring 101 – Pickups

Welcome to the 3rd part of my ‘Guitar Wiring 101’ series of blogs. If you’ve missed the previous blogs, check them out here: Rowbinet’s Guitar Wiring 101 Series

Let’s kick off with an interesting question: Who invented the guitar pickup? It’s certainly an important question, but more so would be: ‘Who invented the humbucking/humbucker pickup?’.
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Guitar Wiring 101 – Volume & Tone Pots – LIN or LOG?

Welcome to the second in this series of blogs where I will delve into the interesting – but sometimes confusing –  world of re-wiring your guitar. (See the other blogs in the ‘Guitar Wiring 101’ series of blogs here: Rowbinet’s Guitar Wiring 101 Series )  I will try to explain in laymans terms, as well as going into a little technical details on various topics including general wiring maintenance, upgrades and mods.  I will also point you in the right direction for other sites and blogs who cover the same topics, to ensure you have several places to source your information from (as it’s always good to have several supporting opinions before you start to work on your guitar).  So dust off that guitar you never play (because the volume and ton controls scratch as you turn them), and dig out your soldering iron that’s not been used since you were in high school… As you’re in for an interesting ride on the rollercoaster of guitar electronics.
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Guitar Rewiring 101 – Treble Bleed Mods

Welcome to the first in a series of blogs where I will delve into the interesting – but sometimes confusing –  world of re-wiring your guitar.  I will try to explain in laymans terms, as well as going into a little technical details on various topics including general wiring maintenance, upgrades and mods.  I will also point you in the right direction for other sites and blogs who cover the same topics, to ensure you have several places to source your information from (as it’s always good to have several supporting opinions before you start to work on your guitar).  So dust off that guitar you never play (because the volume pot makes the guitar sound muddy when you turn the volume down), and dig out your soldering iron that’s not been used since you were in high school… As you’re in for an interesting ride on the rollercoaster of guitar electronics.
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Les Paul 3 Pickup Alternative Wiring

When I started out with playing guitar, I quickly realised that if you wanted great guitar tone, then stock pickups on anything but top model guitars were a weak link. I also struggled to find much information on specific pickups, and therefore deciding what pickups I should buy for my guitar was a hard choice.
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Ibanez and Dimarzio D-Sonic Wiring

When I started out with playing guitar, I quickly realised that if you wanted great guitar tone, then stock pickups on anything but top model guitars were a weak link. I also struggled to find much information on specific pickups, and therefore deciding what pickups I should buy for my guitar was a hard choice.
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Ibanez Pickup Wiring Diagrams

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Are you one of the many Ibanez RG320 RG350 or RG370 owners with the stock Dimarzio or EMG designed pickups, or even the INF1 INF2 INF3 or INF4 pickups? Or any other Ibanez guiter for that matter, and you want to rewire or replace your pickups, well click here for the Ibanez wiring diagram site or for more general pickup wiring diagrams, click here for the Seymour Duncan Wiring site