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Shawn@PRS
06-28-2012, 01:11 PM
The PTC has created a wiring mod for the 5 way blade switch. The PTC can add a push/pull pot to your existing guitar to give you 3 additional singlecoil settings.

You get the 5 standard settings from your switch when the push/pull pot is in the down position, but in the UP position, the humbuckers are tapped to single coils. Giving you 3 additional settings (position 1, 2 and 4 are identical)

So, here are the standard positions with push/pull in the Down position:
■Position 1: Bridge humbucker
■Position 2: Bridge humbucker with neck singlecoil, in parallel
■Position 3: Bridge and neck humbuckers
■Position 4: Neck singlecoil with bridge singlecoil, in parallel
■Position 5: Neck humbucker


And this is what you could get with the push/pull in the UP position:
■Position 1: Bridge Single coil (coil closest to neck)
■Position 2: Bridge Singlecoil (coil closest to the neck)
■Position 3: Bridge and neck single coils (coils closest to the neck)
■Position 4: Bridge singlecoil (coil closest to the neck)
■Position 5: Neck Singlecoil (coil closest to the neck)

This mod will add another chapter to an already versatile instrument. The price is $125 plus shipping
If you're interested, please complete the form found here: https://www.prsguitars.com/ptc/contact.html and we can get the process going.

swede71
06-28-2012, 01:30 PM
Thats awesome!Great wiring mod!

LSchefman
06-28-2012, 08:19 PM
That's a great idea!

newfmp3
06-29-2012, 07:05 AM
awesome news. If I didn't live so far away I'd send mine in asap.

JGreen
06-29-2012, 07:50 AM
Is this mod possible on a 513?

Shawn@PRS
06-29-2012, 11:02 AM
Is this mod possible on a 513?

Not exactly the same type of mod, but yes a push/pull pot can be added to a 513. This would allow the player to have a dual humbucker setting or have all three pickup on at the same time.

jrw32
06-29-2012, 11:54 AM
Might be a dumb question, but how about on a Studio? Would it make the neck/middle Narrowfields tappable?

Shawn@PRS
06-29-2012, 01:04 PM
Might be a dumb question, but how about on a Studio? Would it make the neck/middle Narrowfields tappable?

No, the narrowfield pickups cannot be tapped. sorry.

JGreen
06-29-2012, 01:12 PM
Not exactly the same type of mod, but yes a push/pull pot can be added to a 513. This would allow the player to have a dual humbucker setting or have all three pickup on at the same time.

Thanks Shawn, sounds very interesting!

CantankerousCarl
06-29-2012, 02:33 PM
How 'bout doing this with the 5-way rotary & stock pups?

Shawn@PRS
06-29-2012, 03:18 PM
^^^ We can do it with a rotary switch as well^^^

JGreen
06-29-2012, 04:13 PM
Hey Shawn, could you explain a bit more about the dual humbucking setting that would be available on a moded 513...Does that mean both the bridge and neck humbuckers would be on at the same time?

Thanks, J

Shawn@PRS
06-29-2012, 05:07 PM
Hi Jeff,

The push pull pot would activate the bridge pickup automatically. so if you were in the neck position, you'd instantly have both humbuckers with a flick of the switch. If you were in the position to have the neck and middle pickups working, you'd instantly have all three pickups working simply by adding the bridge pickup using the push/pull pot. etc.

We've done this mod on a few 513's already, so maybe those owners will chime in with their opinions.

JGreen
06-30-2012, 05:55 AM
Thanks for that Shawn, sounds awesome. I'd be very interested to hear what people who have had the mod done have to say about it!

Shultzie
08-23-2012, 10:52 AM
The PTC has created a wiring mod for the 5 way blade switch. The PTC can add a push/pull pot to your existing guitar to give you 3 additional singlecoil settings.

You get the 5 standard settings from your switch when the push/pull pot is in the down position, but in the UP position, the humbuckers are tapped to single coils. Giving you 3 additional settings (position 1, 2 and 4 are identical)

So, here are the standard positions with push/pull in the Down position:
■Position 1: Bridge humbucker
■Position 2: Bridge humbucker with neck singlecoil, in parallel
■Position 3: Bridge and neck humbuckers
■Position 4: Neck singlecoil with bridge singlecoil, in parallel
■Position 5: Neck humbucker


And this is what you could get with the push/pull in the UP position:
■Position 1: Bridge Single coil (coil closest to neck)
■Position 2: Bridge Singlecoil (coil closest to the neck)
■Position 3: Bridge and neck single coils (coils closest to the neck)
■Position 4: Bridge singlecoil (coil closest to the neck)
■Position 5: Neck Singlecoil (coil closest to the neck)

This mod will add another chapter to an already versatile instrument. The price is $125 plus shipping
If you're interested, please complete the form found here: https://www.prsguitars.com/ptc/contact.html and we can get the process going.


Hey Shawn,

Can you perform this mod on a P22 as well?...

Thanks

Joe Shultz

Shawn@PRS
08-23-2012, 11:43 AM
Hey Shawn,

Can you perform this mod on a P22 as well?...

Thanks

Joe Shultz

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gear_freak
08-23-2012, 12:15 PM
SWEET! Would the AV pickups allow this as well? You guys ROCK!

gear_freak
08-23-2012, 12:16 PM
One more thing. Shawn, would this also give a CU24 the same single coil options that were once had via the 5-way rotary?

Mike Duncan
08-23-2012, 08:57 PM
Hmm....what about a DGT?

lchender
08-25-2012, 06:21 AM
Hi Shawn,

Is there anyway that one could get hold of a 5-way rotary drop in replacement that would give older PRS guitars equipped with the 5-way rotary the new switching positions? Maybe then this new add-on could also be added?

rafalstachura
08-25-2012, 06:27 AM
This should be a standard wiring for Custom 24.

aduayer
08-25-2012, 07:16 AM
The PTC has created a wiring mod for the 5 way blade switch. The PTC can add a push/pull pot to your existing guitar to give you 3 additional singlecoil settings.

You get the 5 standard settings from your switch when the push/pull pot is in the down position, but in the UP position, the humbuckers are tapped to single coils. Giving you 3 additional settings (position 1, 2 and 4 are identical)

So, here are the standard positions with push/pull in the Down position:
■Position 1: Bridge humbucker
■Position 2: Bridge humbucker with neck singlecoil, in parallel
■Position 3: Bridge and neck humbuckers
■Position 4: Neck singlecoil with bridge singlecoil, in parallel
■Position 5: Neck humbucker


And this is what you could get with the push/pull in the UP position:
■Position 1: Bridge Single coil (coil closest to neck)
■Position 2: Bridge Singlecoil (coil closest to the neck)
■Position 3: Bridge and neck single coils (coils closest to the neck)
■Position 4: Bridge singlecoil (coil closest to the neck)
■Position 5: Neck Singlecoil (coil closest to the neck)

This mod will add another chapter to an already versatile instrument. The price is $125 plus shipping
If you're interested, please complete the form found here: https://www.prsguitars.com/ptc/contact.html and we can get the process going.

sure it's very interesting mod with a decent price. a very good deal. thanks fro sharing

wilerty
08-25-2012, 07:24 AM
Hey Shawn,

Can you perform this mod on a P22 as well?...

Thanks

Joe Shultz

It was done on my PS P22 ... Works great.

Shawn@PRS
08-25-2012, 09:36 AM
Hi Shawn,

Is there anyway that one could get hold of a 5-way rotary drop in replacement that would give older PRS guitars equipped with the 5-way rotary the new switching positions? Maybe then this new add-on could also be added?

Unfortunately the 5 way rotary switch (PC board variety) has pre-set positions that cannot be changed.

zebraprs
06-20-2013, 12:18 PM
^^^ We can do it with a rotary switch as well^^^

Shawn, what would the extra sounds be like on an older Custom with 5 way rotary? My 95 Custom has the PC board variety.

I did put in a coil tap(Neck PU) into something like this years back and the only useful sound I got was the Neck Single Coil...