Ilitch Pick Guard Noise Canceling Systems for Tele(PGNCS-T)
Enjoy the chiming single coil pickup tone
The PGNCS-T is a hum canceling system built into the pickguard. Tele style guitars with 2 or 3 single coil pickups can be retrofitted with the PGNCS-T. This design is an expansion of our original backplate hum canceling system for Strat style guitar and uses an extremely low impedance coil assembly that effectively eliminates hum while keeping the true single coil tone intact. We have developed two versions of the PGNCS-T, one for standard Tele guitars, the other one for Nashville style tele guitars.
- Unscrew the original guitar pickguard, modify the pickup output wires to meet the schematic.
- Run the PGNCS-T wires to the control cavity and solder the wires to the existing guitar electronics.
- Assemble back the guitar and you are ready to play again.
PGNCS-T User’s Manual:
Download as a PDF document HERE
Available colors: W/B/W; Parchment/Black/Parchment; B/W/B
Custom colors for direct purchase Only: Mg/B/Mg
Please email us separately if you need custom color, or pickguard mounting holes for the Neck pickup
Please read the information bellow before you order:
The PGNCS-T operation will not perform properly with any “in series” or “out of phase” pickup connections.
There are several basic options depending on the pickup and switching configuration on your guitar
For Regular Tele style guitars (Regular two pickups configuration):
1.Two Single Coil pickups, same polarity, 3-way Standard pickup selector switch (No RWRP pickup). Hum canceling on all 3 positions.
2.Two Single Coil pickups, One RWRP pickup, 3-way 4-pole Super switch. Hum canceling on all 3 positions.
For Nashville Tele style guitars (Nashville three pickups configuration):
There are several basic options depending on the pickup and switching configuration on your guitar:
1.Three Single Coil pickups, same polarity, 5-way Standard pickup selector switch (No RWRP Middle pickup). Hum canceling on all 5 positions.
2.Three Single Coil pickups, RWRP Middle, 5-way Standard pickup selector switch. Hum canceling on positions 1, 2, 4, 5. No hum canceling on position 3.
3.Three Single Coil pickups, RWRP Middle, 5-way 4-pole Super switch. Hum canceling on all 5 positions.
Note: For any other pickup and switching configuration you can contact us for a custom wiring
Find your wiring diagram options Here
Tele PGNCS-T price list
Alnico rod poles 7-9 KOhm or Steel Screw poles 5-6 KOhm
Steel screw poles pickups (NOT P90!), 7-9 KOhm
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