Joined: 16 Jul 2008
|Posted: Wed Jul 16, 2008 5:20 pm Post subject: egnater ie4 humm problem
I recently bought seconhand egnater IE4 preamp, and at high gain settings (ecpecially on chanell 4) is lot of humm and very noisy. On low gain settings (till 6 maybe 7) and with channel volume at 50% is everything OK (just little buzzing).
Is this normal with this preamp? Or how loud humm is normal on channel 3 and especially 4 with gain till bottom and opened volume knob?
I have T.C. electronic G-force, and even with noise gate is very noisy especially on chanell 4. with maximum gain.
Do you maybe recomended me Rocktron HUSH II super C as noise gate?.
or maybe I should replacing tubes to resolve this humm.
The preamp has beutiful tone, like I never heard..., but only thing which I dislike is this humm on hi-gain settings.
This is european version. I live in Europe, and voltage iz 230 w..., so maybe I should check ground?
Maybe your suggestion with IO setup of g-force and IE4?
I just wanna say, that preamp works really fine with gain settings till 65 or 70%
Thanx and sorry for bad english!