P/J Wiring problems

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by count_funkula, Jul 31, 2004.

  1. Just picked up a set of EMG's yesterday and I'm having a bit of a problem getting them working. I followed the instructions as best I could and still doesn't work right. When I plug into the amp I get a very faint signal from the bass. The volumn controls on the bass don't seem to do anything but the tone sounds like it's working.

    Any suggestions??
  2. David Wilson

    David Wilson Administrator Staff Member Administrator Supporting Member

    Oct 14, 2002
    Lower Westchester, NY
    ok. number of things to try. I don't know how many pickup installs you've done before, so excuse me if any questions seem basic

    a) battery. I know you'll have checked this already.
    b) you spliced in the red battery wire for both pickups
    c) can you verify there's a signal (however faint) for each pickup?

    Photo of compartment / wiring would also help