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Gibson Humbucking Pickups

Wiring diagrams and color codes for Gibson Humbucking pickups.


Gibson uses their own color code system for 4-conductor pickups. The schematic below shows the coils and their respective colors.

A 4-conductor humbucker has many wiring and tonal options. When using the options below, the bare or shield-wire is soldered to "ground" on the volume pot casing.