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Megaswitch

Megaswitch E-Model

E-Model

Item # 3490
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Megaswitch

About This Item

Upgraded! More wiring options, sturdier construction
The 5-way Megaswitch offers nearly unlimited wiring options for HH, HSH, HSS, and SSS guitars. The circuit board layout makes it easy to customize your sound, and it now accepts standard US-thread screws for retrofitting classic American guitars.

Improved contact and durability
Designed for guitarists, each Megaswitch features heavy-duty construction and the best "feel" of all our lever-action switches. All of the contacts are gold-plated, including the contact rotor. The lever is thinner to fit more pickguards and upgraded to steel so it will not break.

E-Model Megaswitch: Extend your wiring options
The E-Model Megaswitch allows wiring configurations not possible with a standard 5-way switch, including automatic coil-tapping and special hum-cancelling connections. 12 lugs provide twice the wiring options as previous 6-lug versions. Use these extra lugs for alternative tone control or pickup combinations. Extensive and easy-to-follow wiring diagrams are included.

P-Model Megaswitch
Replicate the functions of a PRS® rotary switch in a 5-way lever switch. It is designed for guitars with two humbuckers. This switch allows series and parallel coil-taps for the inside and outside coils. 7 lugs.

S-Model Megaswitch
High-quality replacement for the standard 5-way switch in Strats® and many other guitars. Designed for guitars with 3 single-coil pickups. Includes additional options for tone control and pickup combinations. 12 lugs.

Each switch includes
2 chrome screws, 6-32 thread
2 knobs (black and white)
Wiring instructions, including diagrams for 8 different pickup configurations

Specifications
Body cavity depth required 1-3/8" (34.93mm)
Mounting screw spacing 1-5/8" (41.28mm)
Lever stem .048" x .195"
(1.22mm x 4.95mm)
Pickguard slot required
(for the lever)
1/16" x 1-1/16"
(1.59mm x 27mm)


CALIFORNIA PROPOSITION 65 WARNING
WARNING: Cancer and Reproductive Harm - www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.


Instructions

Product Instructions

E-Model Megaswitch Instructions

Installation and wiring schematics for the E-Model Megaswitch.

S-Model Megaswitch Instructions

Traditional wiring options of the Strat® 5-way switch for 3 pickups

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5.0

Very Nice!

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Verified Buyer


As always the Megaswitch is a good choice, I am very used to soldering on printed circuit boards and find it easier than the traditional switch, just be careful to not lift the trace!

5.0

Well built, and perfect fit!!

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I am so happy I bought this switch for an upgrade to my guitar. works perfect!!! A++ in my book.

5.0

The best switch-IMO

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Verified Buyer


This sits pretty low, so make sure you got enough room in your guitar's body cavity. Otherwise, this is the best switch, in my opinion.

5.0

Megaswitch

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Verified Buyer


i have this switch is 4 of my strats. I wire it for the bridge & neck combo.It is very easy to wire up.

4.0

P Megaswitch review

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Mech Engineer by trade, have built 3 very nice electric guitars as a hobby and used this switch on all w great results. However, the switch has changed. It’s now 1/8” taller, which requires a deeper body route, this was a big deal for me as I built a carved top body and failed to allow for this, my fault. And, more importantly it is wired completely different now. My frustration is that the old wiring diagram was complete from the output jack to tremolo/bridge ground and pickups. The new diagram only covers the jack and pot’s. I went through 2 switches and a couple of very frustrating days trying to figure out the correct wiring for a 2 humbucker situation. StewMac you are fantastic on service and were very helpful getting me through the process but please update this schematic so that even a mechanical person can clearly see the entire circuit. This was painful enough that I made my own schematic and I think I’ll frame it. Hope this helps. Thanks

5.0

Love the Megaswitch

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Verified Buyer


Been a Strat player since my Mom bought me a new sunburst in 1966, but somehow never like the sound of just the middle pickup. Just didn't sound usable to me. I installed a push-pull pot so I could get the bridge/neck combo and totally loved that sound. The Megaswitch let's me have that sound where just the middle PU would be on the switch. Love it!

5.0

E model mega switch

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Verified Buyer


This will be the second one I have installed in a new guitar build. You have many wiring options to use as they supply a full set of instructions for the switch. I will be grabbing another one soon.

5.0

High Quality 5-way replacement switch

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Verified Buyer


Much easier to wire than the Oak Grigsby super switches if they make the exact combination you want.

5.0

Does just what it says

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Verified Buyer


I put this in all my Strats to access the bridge/neck pickup combo in the middle position, instead of the middle pickup. Just solder the wires where they say, and it does the trick! Bridge & neck together sounds bright and warm, and works great for songs where I might otherwise have to use an acoustic. A nice smooth, solid switch too.

5.0

Amazing Service!!

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I called the service desk and had a replacement part sent out the next day to solve my issue.
Thanks so much!!

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