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need help with battery draining

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by driftingupward, Jan 21, 2013.

  1. Hey guys, I picked up one of the Glock pre's a couple months ago and it eats batteries like it's always on, even when not plugged in. I thought that I had traced all the wires to the jack and everything was hooked up correctly.

    Is there another reason it would be doing this?

    For a little more background info, I have the 3 band Glockenklang pre with a pair of EMG 40J's, hence the reason I ended up using the EMG power/pickup buss....

    Hopefully this pic will explain things a little better. I can take more if need be...Thanks


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  2. Bump
  3. Have you checked the jack socket with a meter to make sure it is disconnecting the battery -ve lead when unplugged?

    (Unplug the battery and chord and meter between the 2 black wires on the jack socket, it should be open circuit.)
  4. grendle


    Mar 4, 2011
    Central FL
  5. SGD Lutherie

    SGD Lutherie Banned Commercial User

    Aug 21, 2008
    Bloomfield, NJ
    Owner, SGD Music Products