Terminator - FLO
The Terminator FLO System is the same as installed in Steve Vai's legendary guitars FLO & FLO III. The Terminator FLO System is designed to integrate with the Fernandes Sustainer system. Like the EVO System, the Terminator FLO system also includes the Terminator 500k "Goes 2/11 Yin-Yang Push/Pull Volume" Pot. When the volume pot is engaged a .0033uF ceramic tone cap for a subtle cut in the lower bass frequencies.
When installed following the instructions provided, the switch positions will be as follows:
Position 1 - Bridge Pickup Full Humbucker
Position 2 - Bridge Pickup Coil Split & Middle Pickup
Position 3 - Middle Pickup
Position 4 - Neck Pickup & Middle Pickup
Position 5 - Neck Pickup
- One Terminator 500k "Goes 2/11" Yin-Yang Push/Pull Volume Pot
- One Terminator "Killer Tone" Pot
- Mad Hatter Switchcraft Output Jack
- Terminator FLO OakGrisby 5-Way Super Selector Switch
- Two Tone Capacitors, a .022uF for the tone control and a .0033uF for the "Goes 2/11" Yin-Yang Push/Pull Volume Pot.
- Wiring Instructions
The Terminator 3/3 "Yin-Yang" P/P comes standard as a Push/Pull Pot. It is also available in a Push/Push option. Both require a 3/8" clearance mounting hole.
This system is available for the Sustainiac system. It includes all of the above with the addition of two mini toggles for On/Off and Harmonic mode. Choose from the drop down menu.
Here's the story of the installation of the Mad Hatter Terminator system installed on EVO as told by Anthony Garone of Make Weird Music. Be sure to check out makeweirdmusic.com for great guitar and weird music related content including interviews with Mad Hatter Guitar Products founder Ed Heisler and of course the legendary Steve Vai.