ObsidianWire Store | Custom HSS for Strat® by Obsidian Wire | 109.00
Obsidian Wire | Custom HSS for Strat® | Buy direct from the ObsidianWire Strore
Obsidian Wire | Custom HSS for Strat® | Buy direct from the ObsidianWire Strore
Obsidian Wire | Custom HSS for Strat® | Buy direct from the ObsidianWire Strore
Obsidian Wire | Custom HSS for Strat® | Buy direct from the ObsidianWire Strore
ObsidianWire

ST Custom HSS

Custom HSS for Strat®

Regular price US$109.00 Ships Direct from USA
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-14 in stock

Add 7 Way Switch?

The ultimate HSS wiring harness  // Now With 7-Way Switching Option:

Play Your Neck & Bridge Pickups Together

The ObsidianWire HSS wiring harness can now be even better with the new option to add a push pull switch to the second tone control. This allows you to play your neck and bridge pickups together, or even all three pickups at once.

ObsidianWire Custom HSS for Strat® 

 Solder-less Install
 Solder-less Pickup Changes
 Custom Controls specified for HSS Strat®
 (500k) For Bridge Pickup Clarity
 (250k) Neck & Middle for Strat® Warmth

Super Easy, Solder-less Install

All ObsidianWire Pro-Wired Electronics are super easy to install, and allow for solder-less pickup changes with ObsidianWire Plug, Play & Enjoy connectors.

 

Custom HSS Wiring for Strat®

OPTIMIZED FOR HUMBUCKER & SINGLECOILS


When building a Strat with a humbucker in the bridge position, and two single coils for the middle and neck positions respectively, there is always ta toss up between choosing 500k controls which will retain the life of a humbucker, or 250k controls which will tame the harsh highs that are inherent in single coils.

We say 'why choose? '. The ObsidianWire Custom HSS has some clever wiring, which harnesses the power of a 5 way superswitch, and a couple of extra resistors to add new life to your humbucker, as it sees the 500k controls that it deserves. Move through the switch positions it and automatically switches back to 250k for the middle and neck pickups so you still get the full and clear rhythm and spank that Stratocasters® are famous for.

Furthermore, when you move your switch into the second position the humbucker coils split with one of them pairing up with the middle pickup for a traditional second position Strat tone. To take advantage of this feature you will need a four conductor bridge pickup which is standard issue for many modern and even vintage re-production releases.

To make your tone crystal clear at lower volumes we also include an ObsidianWire 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, rather than being stopped short by the increasing resistance at the volume control.

A DROP IN UPGRADE FOR YOUR HSS / FAT STRAT

Switch Positions

Standard Control Layout

1: Bridge Humbucker in Full Mode (500k)
2: Bridge Humbucker in Split mode + Middle (250k)
3: Middle (250k)
4: Middle + Neck (250k)
5: Neck (250k) 

With 7-Way Switch ON/UP (Optional Upgrade)

1: Bridge Humbucker in Full Mode (500k) + Neck
2: Bridge Humbucker in Split mode + Middle (250k) + Neck
3: Middle (250k) + Neck
4: Middle + Neck (250k)
5: Neck (250k) 

Control Layout 

Switch: 5 Way Super Switch
Control 1: Master Volume (auto splits 250 for Single coils & 500k for Humbucker)
Control 2: Tone Control 1 (Neck & Middle) 250k Pot & 0.047uf Capacitor
Control 3: Tone Control 2 (Bridge) 500k Pot & 0.022uf Capacitor

 The Build

We have a small team of people that love crafting Pro-Wired Electronics and we take pride in producing the absolute best. We use custom specified parts, perfected techniques, and hand test to ensure that your harness will be an upgrade for your guitar, from factory model to custom shop.

Crystal Clear Tone

To make your tone crystal clear at lower volumes we also include an ObsidianWire 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, rather than being stopped short by the increasing resistance at the volume control.

WORLD’S BEST CRAFTSMANSHIP AND COMPONENTS 

COMPONENTS

Potentiometers: Obsidian Custom CTS Pots (+/-10%) Split Shaft / 24 Spline
Capacitors: (150 Series Polyester Film 0.022uf & 0.047uf) (+/-5%)
Switch: ObsidianWire / Schaller Propriety Switch (Requires Metric Tip)
Jack: Pro-Wired Switchcraft J11 Mono

COMPATIBILITY 

Fits: Fender® Stratocaster® - Direct Fit // Right Hand Guitar Only
Fits: Squier® Stratocaster® - Widen Control holes to 10mm & replace knobs
Knobs: Requires US spec 24 spline knobs
Does NOT fit: Left Handed Guitars  // Any guitar not described above

Install

For install help, see our product support pages HERE

ObsidianWire Pro-Wired Electronics and Accessories

Full 5 Year Warranty - ObsidianWire Parts are covered for manufacturer defects by a full replacement warranty, for five years from purchase. Excludes normal wear, tear and abuse.

ObsidianWire Merchandise

Full 12 Month Warranty - ObsidianWire merchandise is covered for manufacturer defects by a refund or replacement warranty, for 12 months from purchase. Excludes normal wear, tear and abuse.

Pickups

Manufacturer Warranty - All pickups that we sell are covered by the original manufacturer warranty.

 

 

COVID 19 UPDATE: **Expect Shipping Delays //  3 - 6 business days**

US Based Fulfillment 

Wiring harnesses and pickups - ship from Michigan, USA

Merchandise - printed by S.P.O.D in the USA and shipped direct from their facility.

United States

Shipping method: Business days: Price (US$)
USPS TRACKED 3 - 5 5.99
DHL EXPEDITED MAX 3 - 5 8.99
FEDEX EXPRESS SAVER 2 - 4 22.99
FEDEX EXPRESS SAVER 2 - 4 28.99


Canada

Shipping method: Business days: Price (US$ Aprox.)
ECONOMY POST 7 - 21 8.99
DHL PACKET 5 - 10 13.99


Rest of World 

Shipping method: Business days: Price (US$ Aprox.)
DHL INTERNATIONAL STANDARD 4 - 14 18.99 

 

Taxes and duties

ObsidianWire 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 a local dealer.

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Why Obsidian?

Superior Sound

Every Obsidian harness has been designed and built for greater clarity and control.

Solderless Install

Achieve a quick and easy install using the Obsidian solderless connectors.

Premium Quality

At Obsidian we use only the best parts, deigns and build techniques for a superior wiring harness.

Industry Leading
5 Year Warranty

At ObsidianWire we love what we do and stand by it with pride. We offer a full 5 Year replacement Warranty on all Obsidian products

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