HSS Stratocaster® Wiring Harness
SSS Premium® prewired kits are subject to a 3-5 working day assembly time. Refer to our shipping policy.
Finally, after far too long in development, we offer our prewired HSS Stratocaster® loom, which balances single coils and a humbucker in the same circuit.
HSS Strat setups often stump techs, modders and players alike: - How to balance the single coil pickups with the humbucker? - Which pot values do I use? - What capacitor values should I use?
Our HSS wiring harness uses a combination of 500k pots and the use of a 470k resistor ensuring that when the single coil pickups are selected, they "see" 250k, whilst when the humbucker is selected, it still "sees" 500k. It uses a 0.022uF capacitor for the humbucker tone control and 0.047uF capacitor for the single coil tone control.
SSS Premium® CTS Pots
Featuring SSS Premium® CTS pots, our HSS kit is the ultimate upgrade to stock electronics in modern guitars. SSS Premium® pots have a custom audio taper as opposed to the modern 10% audio taper, giving smoother and more rounded controls. Our pots are measured to within 8% tolerance.
5) Humbucker full
4) Humbucker split (slug coil) + middle
2) Middle + neck
HSS Wiring Harness Features:
- 1 x OAK Grigsby narrow 5 way "superswitch"
- 3 x 500k SSS Premium® CTS pots
- 1 x 0.022uF SSS Premium® PIO capacitor
- 1 x 0.047uF SSS Premium® PIO capacitor
- 1 x 470k resistor
- Optional treble bleed network on volume control
- 1 x Prewired Switchcraft 1/4'' jack socket
- HSS Strat Wiring diagram
Need new control knobs?
Please note CTS pots and OAK/CRL switches will not take import control knobs. If you need you control knobs, they are available here.
This prewired kit requires a 4 lead wire conductor humbucker for installation.