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ObsidianWire®

ST Blender 250k

Custom Blender for Strat® // New Universal

Regular price
US$99.00
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Sale price
US$99.00

Super Easy, Solder-less Install
Key Features:

Now with two versions:

Traditional 250k - Best for SSS
Custom Universal - For HSS, HHH, HSH & SSS

  • Stratocaster Blender Mod
  • Play Neck + Bridge Pickups Together
  • Master Tone
  • Master Volume
  • Fits Fender® Strat®
  • Fits Squier® Strat® with Adjustments


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5 YEAR WARRANTY

ObsidianWire solderless install logo

Super Easy, Solder-less Install
All Obsidian® Pro-Wired Electronics are super easy to install, and allow for solder-less pickup changes with Obsidian® Plug, Play & Enjoy connectors. 

 

Strat Blender Wiring Mod - for your Stratocaster® 

PLAY YOUR NECK AND BRIDGE PICKUPS TOGETHER

With a master volume and master tone control the Custom Blender Harness packs your traditional Strat® tones into a smaller space, leaving the third tone control free.

This becomes the blender control, allowing you to blend the neck and bridge pickups in together for rich and well rounded tones.

CRYSTAL CLEAR TONE

Retain clarity at lower volumes. To make your tone crystal clear at lower volumes we include an Obsidian® Custom spec treble bleed mod. This prevents tone 'muddiness' at low volumes by allowing high frequencies to pass along a separate path to your amp.

SMOOTH CONTROL

An even tone and volume control taper all the way from zero to ten. Obsidian® tone and volume controls incorporate carefully selected and custom-built components, and mods to smooth the taper of your tone and volume controls.

BLENDER MOD CONTROLS

 Switch Positions With Blender Control ON (Position 1)

1: Bridge + Neck Blend
2: Bridge & Middle + Neck Blend
3: Middle
4: Neck & Middle + Bridge Blend
5: Neck + Bridge Blend

When it is time to ease back to your traditional switch positions, simply roll the blender knob off, and it will remove itself completely from the circuit. 

Switch Positions Blender Control OFF (Position 10): 

1: Bridge Pickup
2: Bridge & Middle Pickup
3: Middle Pickup
4: Neck & Middle Pickup
5: Neck Pickup

Control Layout 

Switch: 5 - Way
Control 1: Master Volume
Control 2: Master Tone (All three pickups)
Control 3: Blender Control (Adds Neck or Bridge)

NEW // The Custom Universal Blender

Built for Humbucker Loaded Stratocasters

Easy Humbucker Install

This harness has been built with 'four conductor' humbuckers in mind, which means no soldering for a greater range of pickups.

Four 'Modes' (SSS, HSS, HSH, & HHH)

Easily optimize the wiring for your pickups.

Mode 1: SSS / 250k 

For three single coils // or three single coil sized humbuckers built by Seymour Duncan.

Mode 2: HSS / Intelligent Switching

(auto switches between 250k & 500k)

For HSS setups with a 500k Volume control for the bridge pickup, and 250k volume control for the two single coils

Mode 3: HHH / 500k

For three humbuckers, or three humbucker sized single coils, where a brighter higher output sound is desired

Mode 0: HSH HSH / Intelligent Switching

For HSH setups with a 500k volume control for the neck and bridge pickup, and a 250k volume control for the middle

 

ObsidianWire Strat Blender Wiring Harness
Custom Blender for Strat® // New Universal
ObsidianWire Strat blender wiring mod
Video demo of the ObsidianWire Blender Mod wiring harness for Strat, with a comparison to a standard Telecaster, Install and demo video of the ObsidianWire Blender harness mod for Stratocaster.

Play your neck & bridge pickups together

The Custom Blender for Strat® // New Universal

Now with two versions:

Traditional 250k - Best for SSS
Custom Universal - For HSS, HHH, HSH & SSS

  • Stratocaster Blender Mod
  • Play Neck + Bridge Pickups Together
  • Master Tone
  • Master Volume
  • Fits Fender® Strat®
  • Fits Squier® Strat® with Adjustments

Details

Description

ObsidianWire solderless install logo

Super Easy, Solder-less Install
All Obsidian® Pro-Wired Electronics are super easy to install, and allow for solder-less pickup changes with Obsidian® Plug, Play & Enjoy connectors. 

 

Strat Blender Wiring Mod - for your Stratocaster® 

PLAY YOUR NECK AND BRIDGE PICKUPS TOGETHER

With a master volume and master tone control the Custom Blender Harness packs your traditional Strat® tones into a smaller space, leaving the third tone control free.

This becomes the blender control, allowing you to blend the neck and bridge pickups in together for rich and well rounded tones.

CRYSTAL CLEAR TONE

Retain clarity at lower volumes. To make your tone crystal clear at lower volumes we include an Obsidian® Custom spec treble bleed mod. This prevents tone 'muddiness' at low volumes by allowing high frequencies to pass along a separate path to your amp.

SMOOTH CONTROL

An even tone and volume control taper all the way from zero to ten. Obsidian® tone and volume controls incorporate carefully selected and custom-built components, and mods to smooth the taper of your tone and volume controls.

BLENDER MOD CONTROLS

 Switch Positions With Blender Control ON (Position 1)

1: Bridge + Neck Blend
2: Bridge & Middle + Neck Blend
3: Middle
4: Neck & Middle + Bridge Blend
5: Neck + Bridge Blend

When it is time to ease back to your traditional switch positions, simply roll the blender knob off, and it will remove itself completely from the circuit. 

Switch Positions Blender Control OFF (Position 10): 

1: Bridge Pickup
2: Bridge & Middle Pickup
3: Middle Pickup
4: Neck & Middle Pickup
5: Neck Pickup

Control Layout 

Switch: 5 - Way
Control 1: Master Volume
Control 2: Master Tone (All three pickups)
Control 3: Blender Control (Adds Neck or Bridge)

NEW // The Custom Universal Blender

Built for Humbucker Loaded Stratocasters

Easy Humbucker Install

This harness has been built with 'four conductor' humbuckers in mind, which means no soldering for a greater range of pickups.

Four 'Modes' (SSS, HSS, HSH, & HHH)

Easily optimize the wiring for your pickups.

Mode 1: SSS / 250k 

For three single coils // or three single coil sized humbuckers built by Seymour Duncan.

Mode 2: HSS / Intelligent Switching

(auto switches between 250k & 500k)

For HSS setups with a 500k Volume control for the bridge pickup, and 250k volume control for the two single coils

Mode 3: HHH / 500k

For three humbuckers, or three humbucker sized single coils, where a brighter higher output sound is desired

Mode 0: HSH HSH / Intelligent Switching

For HSH setups with a 500k volume control for the neck and bridge pickup, and a 250k volume control for the middle

 

Specs

BUILT IN HOUSE WITH

Potentiometers: Obsidian® Custom CTS® Pots (+/-10%) Split Shaft / 24 Spline

Capacitors: (150 Series Polyester Film 0.022UF)(+/-5%)

Switch: Genuine Oak®5 Way Switch

Jack: Pro-Wired Switchcraft® J11 Mono // OR Pure Tone® Mono Multi-Contact 1/4 in

Compatibility

BUILT TO FIT

  • Fender® Stratocaster® - Direct Fit // Right Hand Guitar Only
  • Squier® Stratocaster® - Widen Control holes to 10mm & replace knobs
  • Knobs: Requires US spec 24 spline knobs
  • Pickups: Built for three single coil pickups

DOES NOT FIT

  • Left Handed Guitars // Any guitar not described above

Install

For install help and other resources please go to our Info Hub.

Shipping

Where We Ship

We are currently shipping direct to:

  • United States
  • Australia
  • United Kingdom
  • New Zealand
  • Hong Kong
  • Iceland
  • Norway
  • Switzerland

For other countries - See International Dealers

United States

Standard Orders 

Ship from Michigan, USA

Please note that due to the way in-state taxes are collected, we cannot ship website orders within Michigan state. If you are based in Michigan, please order through our Amazon store here as this is set up to collect the required sales taxes. Apologies for any inconvenience caused.

Shipping method: Business days: Price (US$)
USPS TRACKED 3 - 5 6.99
FEDEX HOME DELIVERY 3 - 5 19.99
FEDEX EXPRESS SAVER 2 - 4 22.99
FEDEX EXPRESS SAVER 2 - 4 28.99

Pro-Wired Loaded Pickguards  

Ship Direct from Christchurch, New Zealand

All ObsidianWire™ Loaded pickguards are made to order and ship direct from our location in Christchurch, New Zealand. We have an expected build time of 6 - 12 business days, and will let you know if we expect any delays.

Rest of World

Ship Direct from Christchurch, New Zealand

We ship all orders outside of the United States from our location in Christchurch, New Zealand. Get shipping cost and delivery timeframes at checkout.

Taxes and duties

Obsidian® DOES NOT pay duties, taxes or customs clearance charges.
Duties and taxes charged by your local customs agency, will be your own responsibility.
If you live outside the USA, we recommend checking with your own country's customs agency what these may be prior to ordering. 
If you are concerned, consider ordering from dealer near you 
International Dealers

  • Solderless Install

    Super easy to install, and allow for solder-less pickup changes with Obsidian® Plug, Play & Enjoy connectors.

  • Pro-Grade Quality

    The absolute best guitar wiring upgrades, using custom specified parts and perfected techniques to ensure that your harness will be an upgrade for you and your guitar. Every time.

  • Greater Functionality

    Guitar electronics that will deliver a greater range of sounds from your pickups, with more switching options, and more dynamic setups to suit your guitar.

  • Improved Sound

    Guitar wiring that allows the full dynamic range of your pickups, and just as importantly, help find a harness that is matched to you.

Customer Reviews

Based on 72 reviews
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pablo caraballo (Chicago, US)
Install Time: 1 Hour +
Build Quality:
Very bad
Excellent
Functionality:
Same as stock
Greater range of sounds
Sound:
Terrible
Amazing
Great and easy

Had a little trouble figuring out the correct diagram to use. Obsidian Wire text support helped and now everything sounds great.

D
David Sink (Cedar Rapids, US)
Build Quality:
Very bad
Excellent
Functionality:
Same as stock
Greater range of sounds
Sound:
Terrible
Amazing
High Quality

Nice and neat. Nice soldering seems well built. Couldn't use because of pot difference spacing but decided to keep for a different build.

J
Joseph Burke (Wayne, US)
Install Time: 11 - 20 minutes
Build Quality:
Very bad
Excellent
Functionality:
Same as stock
Greater range of sounds
Sound:
Terrible
Amazing
Awesome product

I easily installed this Strat blender wiring kit and I have no experience or knowledge with wiring a guitar at all haha

M
Morgan (Portland, US)
Install Time: 11 - 20 minutes
Build Quality:
Very bad
Excellent
Functionality:
Same as stock
Greater range of sounds
Sound:
Terrible
Amazing

Easy install amazing sound over stock

S
Stephen

An excellent product. Easy to set up.