Guitar Circuit Wiring
This is series of articles and videos, I demonstrate the process of wiring up the circuit in my Epiphone Riviera P93. Enjoy!
At last, after what seems like an eternity of video editing, I’m ready to roll out this new series of videos about wiring up guitar electronics. In these videos, I demonstrate how to lay out the components, select wire, strip and tin shielded wire, solder the backs of the pots, arrange the bundles of wires […]
This is part 2 of the video series on wiring up guitar electronics. All the metal parts of the guitar need to be tied to a common ground, including the pot bodies. If you don’t do this, you end up with noisy ground problems. A good place to wire the ground is to the back […]
Here is part 3 of the video series on wiring up guitar electronics. In this video, I talk about how to lay out wires in a semi-hollow body so they aren’t ugly through the f-holes, using shrink wrap tubing to keep things organized. I also show how to connect a volume pot, soldering the braided […]
This is part 4 of the video series on wiring up guitar electronics. In this one, I show how to wire up the tone capacitor to the tone pot. I’m using a .01uF Orange Drop, which I selected for a slightly narrower range compared to the typical .022uF. I never turned the tone all the […]
This is part 5 of the video series on wiring up guitar electronics. In this video, I show how to wire up the jack. I’m replacing the original Epiphone jack with a Switchcraft L12A. The L in the part number indicates a longer 3/8” bushing, which is just a bit longer than the Epi jack. […]
In this video, I finally bring together the results of the last 20 or so videos, and demo the results of my Epiphone Riviera P93 electronics overhaul. I first demonstrate the original Epi setup, then swap in my new electronics, and then replace the pickups with a matched set of new Vintage Vibe Guitars P-90’s. […]