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ObsidianWire®

T3 Universal

Custom Universal for Tele®

Regular price
US$99.00
Regular price
Sale price
US$99.00

Super Easy, Solder-less Install
Key Features:

  • Traditional 3-Way Tele® switching
  • Built for Humbucker Loaded Telecasters
  • 4 Optimized Modes (HH, HS, SH & SS)
  • Improves clarity for humbuckers
  • Balances single coils
  • Fits Fender® Telecaster®
  • Fits Squier® Telecaster® with adjustments


Obsidian® Coil Split - Upgrade Option
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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. 

 

TELECTASTER® ELECTRONICS FOR HUMBUCKER LOADED TELES®

We have created this harness especially for humbucker or P90 loaded Telecasters, and made it compatible with single coils, or single coil sized humbuckers as well. We incorporate INTELLIGENT SWITCHING which allows you to get the absolute most out of both pickups, no matter the configuration

INTELLIGENT SWITCHING

Optimized for humbuckers & singlecoils When building a Telecaster with a mix of humbuckers and single coils, there is a toss-up between choosing 500k controls, to retain the life of a humbucker, or 250k controls, to balance brighter single coils.

We say 'why choose? '. So we build in Obsidian® Intelligent Switching to give you the absolute best of both your humbuckers and single coils with a wiring harness that will automatically switch between the two.

THE MODES

  • HH Tele® (Humbucker + Humbucker)
  • HS Telecaster (Humbucker Neck + Single Coil Bridge)
  • SH Telecaster (Humbucker Bridge + Single Coil Neck)
  • SS Tele® (Two Single coils / traditional Tele® mode)

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, rather than being stopped short by the increasing resistance at the volume control.

DUAL SC (COIL SPLIT) - UPGRADE OPTION

Turn your humbuckers in to single coils, and back again. To add true versatility to your guitar we build in Obsidian® Dual SC, allowing you to split each of your humbuckers to singlecoils for lower output, more dynamic tones.

Obsidian® Dual SC is built in to your volume controls using push/pull pots, so no extra mods are required to your guitar.
- Requires split coil compatible humbuckers

ObsidianWire HH & HS Universal Telecaster Electronics
ObsidianWire HH & HS Universal  Tele Wiring Harness
ObsidianWire HH & HS Universal  Tele Wiring Harness
ObsidianWire HH & HS Universal  Tele Wiring Harness
ObsidianWire HH & HS Universal  Tele Wiring Harness
Custom Universal for Tele®
Custom Universal for Tele®
ObsidianWire HH & HS Universal  Tele Wiring Harness

Humbucker Optimized Wiring - For HH, HS, SH & SS Telecaster®

The Custom Universal for Tele®

  • Traditional 3-Way Tele® switching
  • Built for Humbucker Loaded Telecasters
  • 4 Optimized Modes (HH, HS, SH & SS)
  • Improves clarity for humbuckers
  • Balances single coils
  • Fits Fender® Telecaster®
  • Fits Squier® Telecaster® 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. 

 

TELECTASTER® ELECTRONICS FOR HUMBUCKER LOADED TELES®

We have created this harness especially for humbucker or P90 loaded Telecasters, and made it compatible with single coils, or single coil sized humbuckers as well. We incorporate INTELLIGENT SWITCHING which allows you to get the absolute most out of both pickups, no matter the configuration

INTELLIGENT SWITCHING

Optimized for humbuckers & singlecoils When building a Telecaster with a mix of humbuckers and single coils, there is a toss-up between choosing 500k controls, to retain the life of a humbucker, or 250k controls, to balance brighter single coils.

We say 'why choose? '. So we build in Obsidian® Intelligent Switching to give you the absolute best of both your humbuckers and single coils with a wiring harness that will automatically switch between the two.

THE MODES

  • HH Tele® (Humbucker + Humbucker)
  • HS Telecaster (Humbucker Neck + Single Coil Bridge)
  • SH Telecaster (Humbucker Bridge + Single Coil Neck)
  • SS Tele® (Two Single coils / traditional Tele® mode)

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, rather than being stopped short by the increasing resistance at the volume control.

DUAL SC (COIL SPLIT) - UPGRADE OPTION

Turn your humbuckers in to single coils, and back again. To add true versatility to your guitar we build in Obsidian® Dual SC, allowing you to split each of your humbuckers to singlecoils for lower output, more dynamic tones.

Obsidian® Dual SC is built in to your volume controls using push/pull pots, so no extra mods are required to your guitar.
- Requires split coil compatible humbuckers

Specs

COMPONENTS

  • Potentiometers: ObsidianWire® Custom CTS® Pots (+/-10%) Split Shaft 24 Spline with 1/4" Adapters
  • Capacitors: (150 Series Polyester Film 0.022uf) (+/-5%)
  • Switch: Genuine Oak® 3 Way Switch
  • Jack: Pro-Wired Switchcraft® J11 Mono // OR Pure Tone® Mono Multi-Contact 1/4 in

Compatibility

  • Fits: Fender® US & MIM Telecaster® - Direct Fit // Right Hand Guitar Only
  • Fits: Fender® Japan Telecaster® - Replace control plate & knobs
  • Fits: Squier® Telecaster® - Replace control plate & knobs
  • Knobs: Requires US Spec 1/4" Solid Shaft Knobs
  • Control Plate: Use Genuine Fender or Obsidian® plate only - Other aftermarket plates will NOT fit
  • Pickups: Built for any combo of two humbuckers, single coils or P90s.
  • Coil Split Upgrade: Requires Compatible Split Coil (Four Conductor) Pickups
  • Does NOT Fit: Thinline telecaster, or any guitar not specified 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 15 reviews
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Charles Bandla (Rochester, US)
Install Time: 30 - 60 minutes
Build Quality:
Very bad
Excellent
Functionality:
Same as stock
Greater range of sounds
Sound:
Terrible
Amazing
Very pleased with The Custom Universal for Tele purchase

I'm very pleased with my Custom Universal for Tele purchase. Installation was very straight forward, though I wish the included instructions had been updated with the current shipping product. No bother though as I figured it out easily. The unit was installed in a Fender Telecaster Professional II with a TV Jones Powertron neck pickup and the original single coil bridge pickup. The results exceeded my expectations. The pot smoothness were superior to another brand of prewired solderless control harness I previously bought for another Telecaster. I'm very happy with my purchase!

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James D Puckett (Dickinson, US)
Install Time: 11 - 20 minutes
Build Quality:
Very bad
Excellent
Functionality:
Same as stock
Greater range of sounds
Sound:
Terrible
Amazing
Custom Universal for Tele

Obsisian is the BEST in solderless electronics for upgrading and modifying guitars!!

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Hans van Baren (Arnhem, NL)
Install Time: 1 Hour +
Build Quality:
Very bad
Excellent
Functionality:
Same as stock
Greater range of sounds
Sound:
Terrible
Amazing
Bad Product. NO plug and Play!

After the second delivery by Thomann i have had hopes to plug and play.
However:
It will take you hours to get the wires into the miniportals! And once stuck, they simple unlock themselves!
Then i extended the wires to work more easely! Same problem with the portals.
The irritation is overwhelming….
So back goes the second unit!

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John Fender (Arnhem, NL)
Install Time: 1 Hour +
Build Quality:
Very bad
Excellent
Functionality:
Same as stock
Greater range of sounds
Sound:
Terrible
Amazing
POOR CONNECTORS

Have been busy for hours to get it connected. The bridge pickup delivers a signal, the neck pickup nothing. I have tried all options. No solution! The wirebank is very fragile and wites tend to loosen. Sorry guys, its a return.

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Tony Nieuwlandt (Harlan, US)
Install Time: 0 - 10 minutes
Build Quality:
Very bad
Excellent
Functionality:
Same as stock
Greater range of sounds
Sound:
Terrible
Amazing
Custom Tele build

it took me longer to strip the wire sheathing than it did to make all the connections