EMG 45DC setup problem...

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by Mandobass, Jul 8, 2003.

  1. Mandobass


    Nov 12, 2002
    Raleigh, NC
    i just got a set of EMG 45- DCs, and each pickup has two leads...but i don't see any battery attachment thingy. how does one go about connecting these bad boys to a battery?
  2. Nino Valenti

    Nino Valenti Supporting Member Commercial User

    Feb 2, 2001
    Staten Island NYC
    Builder: Valenti Basses
    The red wire is for the battery.

    The other wire has the hot & the braid is the ground.
  3. Mandobass


    Nov 12, 2002
    Raleigh, NC
    cool thanks nino,

    quick questions...i see three leads coming out of each one:

    the white and red leads are very long...
    but there's also a black lead thats no more than an inch, which is surrounded by some tape(wrapping the three leads together close to the connection jack)

    red -> battery

    white -> volume pot?

    black ->nowhere?

    excuse my ignorance