Problem on converting my emg's to 18 volt

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by steve-o, May 28, 2002.

  1. steve-o

    steve-o Guest

    Apr 17, 2002
    i have emg-hz's on my spector and the emg active preamp.
    well i was told to take the negative from the new battery harness to the positive wire on the original harness and then the positve to the negative to create 18 volts for more head room.
    well when do this nothing works! i unhooked one of the ends from the new harness and it worked! when i put it back it didn't work! WHY!!!!
    please help me!!

  2. gyancey


    Mar 25, 2002
    Austin, TX
    It should be like this:

    preamp (red) <--> (red bat. 1)
    (black bat 1) <--> (red bat 2)
    (black bat 2) <--> output jack switch
  3. steve-o

    steve-o Guest

    Apr 17, 2002
    thanks it worked!
    it sounds better!