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Active pickup doesn't work

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by Quartuccio, Aug 15, 2017.

  1. Quartuccio


    Aug 8, 2017
    Hello community,

    I have a rather new Yamaha TRBX505 TBL and when I turned on my amp today suddenly there wasnt sound coming out and I figured out that suddenly there is only sound when i put the switch to passive pickups. Is there something broken with the electronics? Because then i would contact the retailer to give me a new one because it actually is really new and i was super careful with it.
  2. lz4005


    Oct 22, 2013
  3. charlie monroe

    charlie monroe Supporting Member

    Feb 14, 2011
    Buffalo, NY
    Check that the battery still has some juice
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  4. Quartuccio


    Aug 8, 2017
    oh damn, completely forgot about that, my old bass didnt have active pickups
    I dont have these kind of batteries here though, will Check it tomorrow
  5. Killed_by_Death

    Killed_by_Death Snaggletooth

    Jan 2, 2015
    heart of darkness
    Don't leave your bass plugged in when you're not using it, because the plug being inserted into the bass makes the battery activate, which will drain it even when you're not using it.
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  6. Quartuccio


    Aug 8, 2017
    well i didnt knew that.
    really good advice because i did exactly that :oops:
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