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Psycho knob wiring help

Started this discussion. Last reply by Paul W. McGuire Mar 13. 11 Replies

I am trying to wire up a psycho knob from CBGitty up to a Snake-Oil mini humbucker with 1 volume and 1 tone pot. Does anyone have any idea of where I am supposed to hook this thing up? A wiring…Continue

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Paul W. McGuire replied to Jethro Helmbrecht's discussion Psycho knob wiring help
"I understand. I have a layout, it’s amazing what 4 or 5 hours of Google search will find."
Mar 13
Korrigan replied to Jethro Helmbrecht's discussion Psycho knob wiring help
"No insinuating you don't already know this Paul, but make sure you don't mix up the positive and negative from the adapter because unless you have reverse current protection you'll smoke your amp."
Mar 13
Korrigan replied to Jethro Helmbrecht's discussion Psycho knob wiring help
"No problem Jethro, glad to help."
Mar 13
Paul W. McGuire replied to Jethro Helmbrecht's discussion Psycho knob wiring help
"I'm waiting to receive the Psycho kit for my 9v amp that I bought from Gitty.  Should be here tomorrow.  I'm also going to install a 2.1mm jack so I can run the amp off of ac power to save the battery."
Mar 13
Jethro Helmbrecht replied to Jethro Helmbrecht's discussion Psycho knob wiring help
"Awesome. Thank you so much for your advice."
Mar 13
Korrigan replied to Jethro Helmbrecht's discussion Psycho knob wiring help
"The volume pot will still function normally, it just won't change the amount of distortion you get from the effect."
Mar 13
Jethro Helmbrecht replied to Jethro Helmbrecht's discussion Psycho knob wiring help
"If I place it in between the pickup and the volume pot would the loudness of the volume still work or would it be the same volume all the time?"
Mar 13
Korrigan replied to Jethro Helmbrecht's discussion Psycho knob wiring help
"You can place the QDD2 between the volume and the jack which will give you a cleaner sound at lower volumes because the effect isn't getting 100% of the pickup's signal. Or you can place it between the pickup and the volume pot meaning the…"
Mar 13
Steve Allen replied to Jethro Helmbrecht's discussion Psycho knob wiring help
"I bought one months ago and still have no clue how to hook it up. If it came with a wiring diagram it wasn't good enough quality for a n00b builder like me to understand it."
Mar 13
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Mar 13
Jethro Helmbrecht replied to Jethro Helmbrecht's discussion Psycho knob wiring help
"Thanks for the reply Korrigan. I already have this diagram. Where would I hook up the volume knob in relation to this diagram? Would I send wires out of the psycho knob into the volume knob input?"
Mar 13
Korrigan replied to Jethro Helmbrecht's discussion Psycho knob wiring help
Mar 13
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Psycho knob wiring help

I am trying to wire up a psycho knob from CBGitty up to a Snake-Oil mini humbucker with 1 volume and 1 tone pot. Does anyone have any idea of where I am supposed to hook this thing up? A wiring diagram would be super helpful. ThanksSee More
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