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Second Edition by Dan Erlewine
An introduction to guitar wiring, including how different components work and how they work together.
This is a guide to understanding how electric guitar components work on their own, as well as function with each other. After absorbing the information in these pages you should be able to wire most any guitar and understand how and why they work.
Page 1: Index
Page 2: How a magnetic pickup works
Page 3: What is a potentiometer and how does it work?
Page 4: How is a volume pot wired?
Page 5: What is a capacitor and how does it work?
Page 6: Selector Switches
Page 7: Mini toggle switch basics and push-pull pot basics
Page 8: Output Jacks
Page 9: Grounding and Shielding
Page 10: Understanding impedance and impedance matching
Page 11: Wiring Glossary
Page 12: Sample Diagrams
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