G&L bypass the battery?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Deano Destructo, Oct 3, 2003.

  1. Deano Destructo

    Deano Destructo Music Man/Upton addict. Hasn't slept since 1979. Supporting Member

    Dec 10, 2000
    Austin, TX
    Does anyone know if when a G&l l-2000/ASAT is in passive mode if it bypasses the battery? In other words can you play the G&L in passive mode without a battery in the bass?:confused:
  2. pbd

    pbd Commercial User

    Jul 17, 2003
    Metro Detroit
    owner Procables N Sound
  3. Nick man

    Nick man

    Apr 7, 2002
    Tampa Bay
    My understanding is that the bass was setup so that you could use it if the batery dies by switching it to passive mode.

    I have an L-2500 and when I noticed that it sounded like it had a weak batery I switched it to passive mode and it seemed to work 100%. Its not the same as the batery being completely out, but it sounded fine.