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STANDARD INSTALLATIONS

Acousti-Phonic

The standard way of wiring the Acousti-Phonic, same as in the manual with the addition of the optional QuickSwitch for mag/both/acoustic.

Acousti-Phonic Kit

The standard way of wiring the Acousti-Phonic, same as in the manual, with the Acoustic Pot with Mid/Dark Switch and a QuickSwitch (PK-0240-00 or PK-0340-00)

Powering Active Pickups

The standard installation for active pickups like EMG's. Shows how both the Acousti-Phonic and active pickups can run off the same battery source, from 9v ot 18v.

Hexpander First Row

These connections are on the Hexpander's pass-through connector to the Acousti-phonic when they're piggybacked together, so they're the same as the standard installations for the Acousti-phonic.

Hexpander Second Row

The standard connections for the Hexpander pickups, optional switches, and volume pot.

Passive Volume Kit

This is how you install the Passive Volume Kit (PE-0400-00) when only using a set of ghost loaded saddles or a ghost loaded bridge without a preamp.

Pin 7 Harness

Connect the Pin 7 harness in Hexpander-only installations so that mag and acoustic are available on the 13-pin connector. Note this requires the addition of an acoustic volume pot, or you can omit the pot and get acoustic out at full volume all the time by connecting the yellow and orange wires together. The QuickSwitch plugged into the Hexpander will control these signals on the 13-pin, but not on the 1/4" jack. To get mag-only on the 13-pin, just don't hook up the yellow and orange wires. To get acoustic-only on the 13-pin, just don't hook up the mags. A suitable place to connect the green wire to the mag pickup system is at the 1/4" jack.


CUSTOM CONTROLS

Mag Bypass Push/Pull - Scheme 1

This bypass switch can be installed if you would like connect your magnetic pickups directly to the output (bypassing the Acousti-Phonic) and simultaneously forcing the board to stop consuming battery power. This can be used in the case that the battery dies and you still want to be able to play your magnetic pickups.

*Please note that there will be an audible “thump” sound when the Acousti-Phonic is turned on

Mag Bypass Push/Pull - Scheme 2

This bypass switch can be installed if you would like connect your magnetic pickups directly to the output (bypassing the Acousti-Phonic) but will keep the battery connected when in the bypass mode. This will more applicable for live performance. The added passive components are used to ensure that the power switching of the Acousti-Phonic still works normally (even when the switch is in the bypassed position)

Blend Pot

Wire a blend pot to an Acousti-Phonic. It's the same as a regular Acousti-Phonic installation, only the mag pot is reverse0wired to work in the opposite direction. Note that you actually get more control over your sound with separate pots because it allows you to control how hard each pickup drives effects down the line. A blend pot always mixes one signal at full-volume with the other at partial volume.

Push Pull as a QuickSwitch

Wire a blend pot to an Acousti-Phonic. It's the same as a regular Acousti-Phonic installation, only the mag pot is reverse0wired to work in the opposite direction. Note that you actually get more control over your sound with separate pots because it allows you to control how hard each pickup drives effects down the line. A blend pot always mixes one signal at full-volume with the other at partial volume.

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