Wiring diagram for telecaster 3 way switch is just one of greater niche at the moment. Typically these switches are employed in low-cost instruments and due to their inadequate quality, they’ve deservedly earned a poor reputation. The three-way switch you will use is something that you ought to place a bit of consideration into also. It would be better to obtain a single dimmer switch that is going to have the very same wiring as found with the original switch. 1 note concerning this test, if you’re working with a smart electronic switch or timer, this procedure is not going to work to check switch function.
The fundamental idea is to get standard 3-way switch operation, plus the choice of jumping to the series sound by simply hitting a switch, overriding the pickup selector no matter its setting. One of the excellent things about the Telecaster is that there are all those cool alternate wiring schemes you may use. Being aware of what goes on in the switch may sound like an easy, maybe trivial, detail but it’s something most of us need to understand and it isn’t as simple as it first seems.
Regardless, the typical terminal is going to be distinguished from the travelers in some manner. It may be labeled and is usually a different color than the traveler terminals. The hot terminal on the receptacle is linked to the black wire running to SW2 where it’s linked to the frequent terminal.
Regardless, the traveler wires is going to be the exact color to distinguish them from the typical wire. The wires are a lot shorter. In series mode, but the ground wire of a single pickup is linked to the hot wire of the other.