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Jtv vdi and battery
by CACHERA on 2012-12-23 08:13:23

Sorry if this questIon is not new but i didn ´ t see anything about.

Is it a problem if i keep my batterie in the guitar while i use the vdi cable for powered the guitar ?

Thank you for response



Re: Jtv vdi and battery
by petef on 2012-12-23 08:31:14

Not really, that is what I do...  the battery will still discharge if you have a 1/4" plug cable inserted.  The battery does self-discharge like any other battery over time.  I recharge mine when I get to 2 LEDs (I check every few weeks)..

There are some threads on this. 



Re: Jtv vdi and battery
by CACHERA on 2012-12-23 09:09:45

Thank you for your quick response.

I see after i posted, some thread linked with mine.

I don't know after reading the other thread, if the battery is needed to use the mag pickup ?

In other words, is the VDI cable sufficient to powered the modeling sound AND the magnetics mics ?



Re: Jtv vdi and battery
by petef on 2012-12-23 09:35:33

The magnetic pickups are passive and don't require a battery.  Battery only powers the modeling side of the guitar when a 1/4" cable is inserted or VDI is connected to a USB variax interface.  I have an HD500 so that is what I use.



Re: Jtv vdi and battery
by CACHERA on 2012-12-23 09:50:30

Ok perfect. Thank you petef.




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