I honestly don't know what to say, except that these are great. I have Obsidian hardware in a P-bass and a Telecaster, and they are exactly what I needed. The feel of the pots, the solid hardware build, the installation experience... If they keep making cool stuff, I'll keep buying it.
I am old and my hands shake but, I find it is so much easier than sodering. If I make another guitar I will order from you guys.
I purchased this from a third party about six months ago. It was installed in my 2010 Standard Telecaster, along with Tonerider Vintage Plus Pickups. It was simple to install, I just read the instructions and took my time.
To be honest, I was doubtful there would be much difference between the series vs parallel positions, but I was blown away how different they are. For me having the series option makes it a must have.
The tone knob was hands down better than what Fender installed in 2010. There is more control.
I love this 7-way switch! It sounds amazing and all the bell and whistles allow for so many different tones. The install was fairly easy BUT I do need to warn about a potential issue some might run into.
I installed on a 2005 Red Squire Strat (Indonesia made) and I did have to modify the body under the pickup. Underneath the switch by the tone knobs are 2 large capacitors and the shape of my control cavity did fit this. I had to cut into the body a little to allow them to fit. It's all under the pickguard and it was easy enough for me but just need to mention it others.
I would 100% do it again! With all of the features and controls, it is absolutely worth it!
I have used these forever and they are just the best all around bar none!