Deaf Eddie wiring kits for Strats - The tone charts


Chromacaster(c) TONE CHART


NOTCH NAME (across)
Normal Strat
On with Neck
Series with Neck
Series-Middle/
On with Neck
Series-Neck/
Out of phase
out of phase/
On with Neck
5-way (down)
Tone control (10)
(9)
(8)
(7)
(6)
(5)
(1) neck
n
B+N
n
(B*M)+N
n
-B+N
(2) middle+neck
m+n
B+M+N
m+n
m+n
m+n
-B+M+N
(3) middle
m
m
m
m
m
m
(4) bridge+middle
b+m
b+m
(B*N)+M
m
(-B*N)+M
-B+M
(5) bridge
b
b
B*N
B*M
-B*N
b

The Chromacaster changes the way the bridge pickup is wired into the circuit.
The NAMES of the NOTCHES describe HOW the bridge pickup is wired...

KEY:
+ = wired parallel
* = wiered in series
- = wired out of phase
lower case letters = "stock" strat tones

UPPER CASE BOLD  = new Chromacaster tones


FAT-O-Caster(c) TONE CHART


NOTCH NAME (across)
Normal  (10)
Neck with Bridge  (9)
Series-Neck  (8)
5-way (down)      
(1) neck
n
n
n
(2) middle+neck
m+n
m+n
n
(3) middle
m
m
M*N
(4) bridge+middle
b+m
B+M+N
(B+M)*N
(5) bridge
b
B+N
B*N

The FAT-O-Caster changes the way the pickups are wired into the circuit.
The NAMES of the NOTCHES describe HOW the pickups are wired...

KEY:
+ = wired parallel
* = wired in series
lower case letters = "stock" strat tones
UPPER CASE BOLD  = new FAT-O-Caster tones


FAT-O-Caster V.2(c) TONE CHART


NOTCH NAME (across)
Normal  (10)
Bridge with Neck  (9)
All Three SERIES  (8)
SERIES with Neck,
Bridge out of phase (7)
5-way (down)        
(1) neck
n
B+N
n
n
(2) middle+neck
m+n
B+N+M
n
n
(3) middle
m
m
B*M*N
M*N
(4) bridge+middle
b+m
b+m
B*N
(-B+M)*N
(5) bridge
b
b
B*N
-B*N

The FAT-O-Caster changes the way the bridge and middle pickups are wired into the circuit.
The NAMES of the NOTCHES describe HOW the bridge pickup is wired...

KEY:
+   = wired parallel
*  = wired in series
-B = Bridge wired out of phase
lower case letters = "stock" strat tones
UPPER CASE BOLD  = new FAT-O-Caster V.2 tones


FAT-O-Caster V.3(c) TONE CHART


NOTCH NAME (across)
Normal  (10)
Neck with Bridge  (9)
Neck and Bridge SERIES  (8)
Neck and Bridge SERIES
out of phase (7)
5-way (down)        
(1) neck
n
n
n
n
(2) neck + middle
n+m
m+n
n+m
n+m
(3) middle
m
m
m
m
(4) bridge+middle
b+m
B+M+N
(B*N)+M
(-B*N)+M
(5) bridge
b
B+N
B*N
-B*N

The FAT-O-Caster changes the way the bridge and neck pickups are wired into the circuit.
The NAMES of the NOTCHES describe HOW the neck pickup is wired...

KEY:
+   = wired parallel
*  = wired in series
-B = Bridge wired out of phase
lower case letters = "stock" strat tones
UPPER CASE BOLD  = new FAT-O-Caster V.3 tones


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