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Pickup Switch Upgrade

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Product Description


ID: 121A Pickup Switch Upgrade for All Instruments with two pickup coils

This assembled and tested Pickup Switch UpgradeTM product (also known as T2-Switch) gives you 6 Pure Analog pickup tones on any instrument with two separate pickup coils (either two single-coil pickups; or one 4-wire humbucker pickup). This is a do-it-yourself project that includes everything you need to install this upgrade into your right-hand or left-hand electric guitar or bass instrument.

It gives you three mini switches. Two of the switches let you turn each pickup coil on and off (both in normal phase and reverse phase). The third switch lets you select whether the two pickup coils will be in a parallel or series circuit. Putting pickup coils in a series circuit to create compound/humbucker heavy-metal pickup tones. Connecting your pickup and input wires to this product uses a no-soldering-needed approach.

This is our high performance T2-Switch that gives you 6 pure analog signature sounds. Now you can get all the "hidden" pickup tones that you cannot get with other instruments because they all use an inadequate 3-way pickup switch. Our T2-Switch will give you all the possible pickup tones from this instrument — a total of 6 pure analog pickup tones that no other manufacturer can give you. Are you really satisfied with the creativity-limiting and wimpy 3 stock pickup tones you currently get?

This AweSome upgrade gives you an incredible "Grand Canyon Wide" range of 6 unique pickup tones. And this is before using a processing unit to add even more flavor to this incredible spectrum of tones. This is like an artist suddenly finding 6 more colors of paint to work with. Now you can break out of your "pickup tone prison" and instantly sound better than millions of "3 tone" wannabes. Nothing on earth can give you more Pure Analog Pickup Tone Power than our AweSome upgrade.

Now you can have more unique guitar sounds on just one instrument. Your seriously upgraded electric guitar will give you a wider range of all the possible pickup tones:
Blues, Jazz, Metal, Surf, intense Country twang, glass-shattering pickup tones and dozens of additional subtle pickup tones in between.

This AweSome upgrade will give you the ultimate "Holy Crap" experience!

Once you play your upgraded guitar and experience the incredible range of pickup tone nirvana you get with our AweSome T2-Switch, you will never again be satisfied with the creativity-limiting wimpy stock three pickup tones.

Your upgraded electric guitar will not just be AweSome, it will be surprisingly AweSome.

Audio Clips

The following audio clips demonstrate the typical range of sound you can get from our T2 Pickup Switch UpgradeTM product.

Bridge Pickup

Neck Pickup

Bridge and Neck Pickup (in parallel, normal phase)

Bridge and Neck Pickup (in parallel, reverse phase)

Bridge and Neck Pickup (in series, normal phase)

Bridge and Neck Pickup (in series, reverse phase)

Special Note: Instrument with any of these items, our products do not include or use them:

  • Greasebucket circuit
  • Passing lane switch
  • Personality cards
  • Push-push mini switch
  • S1 Switch
  • TBX or mid boost circuit
  • Any special controls beyond the standard 3-way or 5-way switch

Here Is What Is Included

  • One (ID: 121a) Pickup Switch Upgrade>TM assembled and tested
    Minimum body cavity clearance dimensions for this product:
        1.00" wide x 1.75" long x 1.15" deep (2.54cm x 4.45cm x 2.92cm)
  • 9" (22.86cm) insulated 22-gauge red wire (to extend existing wires if needed)
  • 9" (22.86cm) insulated 22-gauge black wire (to extend existing wires if needed)
  • 2 yellow/clear solderless crimp connectors (UY2)
  • 2 grey wire nuts (71B)
  • Styrofoam block and drill hole template used for installation positioning
  • URL to download easy-to-follow instructions from our website Document Library
    (You can view the product installation and use instructions HERE.)

Tools You Need To Install This Product

To install this product, you will need one or more of the following tools (not supplied with purchase). Purchaser assumes all risk of liability with respect to the purchase, installation and use of this product.

  • Soldering iron (25 watt is recommended) with fine tip, rosin core solder
  • Wire cutters / wire strippers, regular pliers
  • Small needle nose pliers
  • Electric drill, 9/32" (7.15mm) drill bit, 1/2" (12mm) drill bit, 1/4" (6.5mm) drill bit, 1/16" (1.59mm) drill bit, center punch
  • Small phillips screwdriver, small straight slot screwdriver
  • 6" (15.24cm) adjustable crescent wrench
  • Ohmmeter to measure continuity

One-Year Return Policy

Our AweSome return policy accepts all returns. We now offer an unprecedented One-Year Return Guarantee on all ALL our upgrade products. This means that You can use this incredible AweSome Upgrade for an entire 365 days. If you don't agree this is the greatest product ever, return it for a refund — no questions asked.

Lifetime Guarantee

In addition, our "core" Pickup Switch Upgrade™ switch products (T2-Switch, T3-Switch, T4-Switch) now come with a Lifetime Guarantee. If it ever fails, we will repair or replace it (see our website FAQ for details.) Return shipping and insurance paid by purchaser. User-assembled KIT versions of our "core" Pickup Switch Upgrade™ products are not covered by our Lifetime Guarantee.

Refund Policy

Buyer receives full refund in their original payment method less any shipping and handling charges.

To Purchase this Product

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Shipping Details

Shipping: All products are shipped via United States Postal Service. Allow 7-10 days for delivery.
Shipping Details: Shipping generally occurs within three business days of payment.
Saturday, Sunday and postal holidays are not business days.

Other Information

Notes: Ask questions before purchasing. Purchaser assumes all risk of liability with respect to the installation and use of these products.

This switching system cannot be used with active (battery-powered) pickups or pizeo pickups.

Active (i.e., battery-powered) pickups manufactured by Bartolini, EMG, Seymour Duncan, etc. will not work with our growing family of high performance patented Pickup Switch UpgradeTM products. These active pickups use a design that prevents any of the pickups from being put into series because it sends -9VDC back to the first pickup, shorting out the circuit. Although some manufacturers now sell "add on" products to give you some of the functionality that our products automatically provide, this design limits their versatility and increases the cost to the musician. Many people who have tried these products remove them because they are "too sterile sounding". Anything that uses batteries will likely go dead at a crucial time - like when you're performing or in the recording studio. Bill Lawrence was right when he said, "Batteries belong in flashlights."






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