Gibson humbucker wire color question

TDA1966

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I have a 2011 SG Standard with the PC board. It has a 490r and 498t set. This one must be a two conductor set as each pickup only has a green and a black wire.

Could somebody tell me which is ground and which is hot? Thank you in advance.
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By the looks of how that one is wired:
Green = Ground
Black = Hot

The black wire appears to be connected to the pin on the connector that goes to the input lug of the volume pot and cap to the tone pot which makes it the hot wire.

I just realized that one also appears to have a side output jack as well. Interesting.
 
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Thanks! Yeah that was just a stock photo I found online that showed the same wiring colors. Probably a les paul. Do you think it would be the same for the SG? Should I take a photo and post?
 

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A photo would help. If we can see the traces on the board, it will help determine which wire goes where. The color codes may not be consistent across all models, so we would have to look at the one in question.

I remember there was one set of pickups where they switched the color codes on the bridge pickup only, but cannot remember which set.
 

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Black = hot
Green = ground

Those are the same as the vintage wiring with the outer braided shielding being the ground and the inner wire with black cloth insulation being the hot. That green wire is soldered to the outer braided shield underneath the white heat shrink tubing with the "neck" and "bridge" labels.
 


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