Hi ,I've just bought an unbranded dual rail pickup with 4 wires, that is a green and a red twisted together the a single white and a single black.
I don't plan to use volume or tone pots, so will want to wire direct to the output Jack probably bridging the Jack with a capacitor. Unless I need to use a switch to get the humbucker to work.l
Would anyone be kind enough to tell me the best way to wire it up.

I would've very grateful for any or all help, as I don't really know my way around wiring diagrams.

Thanks In Advance
Phil

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Tape off the twisted wires. The black is the ground, goes to the ring on the jack, the white goes to the tip... no need to use a capacitor ...
Thanks very much for that John, will that be in hum bucking mode. ?

yes

Thank you so much for your helpful responses, I can crack on tommorow, and get the pickup fitted.
Thanks Phil.

Your welcome.

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