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by creaturesleeper
Fri Nov 20, 2009 12:48 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: 71 Fender Twin Reverb Hum attenuated by knob even W/o tubein
Replies: 30
Views: 12708

So the master volume doesn't affect the hum? Also, stick a 'dummy plug' (one with the tip and ground connected) in the input and see if it stays the same. Actually the volume and reverb both affect it...The volume gets noisier right between 5 and 7 and than quiets down around 10...but the reverb po...
by creaturesleeper
Fri Nov 20, 2009 11:33 am
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: 71 Fender Twin Reverb Hum attenuated by knob even W/o tubein
Replies: 30
Views: 12708

FNM wrote:How can you hear the hum with no load?
On with no input....maybe the wrong term...the speakers are still connected.....
by creaturesleeper
Wed Nov 18, 2009 8:22 pm
Forum: Listen to Music
Topic: Demos for real people about real people
Replies: 13
Views: 3094

Really, no one had anything truly great to say about this shit? fuck it. I quit. No one's ever given a shit about anything I've ever done and I just cannot fucking take it any fucking longer. I'm broke, living in my parents' basement, with no job, no car, no opportunities, no job skills because i'v...
by creaturesleeper
Wed Nov 18, 2009 4:37 am
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: 71 Fender Twin Reverb Hum attenuated by knob even W/o tubein
Replies: 30
Views: 12708

Re: 71 Fender Twin Reverb Hum attenuated by knob even W/o tu

So, I asked my friend, John, who is a long-time Fender amp-repair Pro, about this problem... (BTW, He also owns several vintage Fender Amps, himself.) And, here's his reply: "Without seeing it, I'll have to guess. So, I am in no way responsible for being wrong when guessing... The Fourth tube from ...
by creaturesleeper
Wed Nov 18, 2009 4:37 am
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: 71 Fender Twin Reverb Hum attenuated by knob even W/o tubein
Replies: 30
Views: 12708

Re: 71 Fender Twin Reverb Hum attenuated by knob even W/o tu

So, I asked my friend, John, who is a long-time Fender amp-repair Pro, about this problem... (BTW, He also owns several vintage Fender Amps, himself.) And, here's his reply: "Without seeing it, I'll have to guess. So, I am in no way responsible for being wrong when guessing... The Fourth tube from ...
by creaturesleeper
Tue Nov 17, 2009 9:17 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: 71 Fender Twin Reverb Hum attenuated by knob even W/o tubein
Replies: 30
Views: 12708

Re: 71 Fender Twin Reverb Hum attenuated by knob even W/o tu

So, I asked my friend, John, who is a long-time Fender amp-repair Pro, about this problem... (BTW, He also owns several vintage Fender Amps, himself.) And, here's his reply: "Without seeing it, I'll have to guess. So, I am in no way responsible for being wrong when guessing... The Fourth tube from ...
by creaturesleeper
Thu Nov 12, 2009 4:01 am
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: 71 Fender Twin Reverb Hum attenuated by knob even W/o tubein
Replies: 30
Views: 12708

71 Fender Twin Reverb Hum attenuated by knob even W/o tubein

OK this is driving me nut's...I have a 71 fender twin pre master volume. It has a hum which seems to come from the reverb circuit. Even with no load and everything on zero and the reverb pan and tube pulled you can still attenuate the hum with the reverb knob. This amp also has the typical vibrato o...
by creaturesleeper
Wed Nov 11, 2009 3:28 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: DIY Tape Op mics - where have all the instructions gone?
Replies: 53
Views: 20741

No problem, thank you! So have you placed and order for that part? I'm curious how it'll stack up to what we know of the other part despite the different specs.[/qu I ordered parts to build two Mic's total price for cartridges after shipping 10.44 Total price from Mouser for the rest of the parts a...
by creaturesleeper
Wed Nov 11, 2009 2:08 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: DIY Tape Op mics - where have all the instructions gone?
Replies: 53
Views: 20741

Wait wait, so is WM61a available or not? What is the part that they directed you to that doesn't seem as good? If you're not using that, what would you recommend? WM61A IS available....The one in the original tapeop article is not...the subsitute digikey directed me to IS available it is not as goo...
by creaturesleeper
Tue Nov 10, 2009 11:34 am
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: DIY Tape Op mics - where have all the instructions gone?
Replies: 53
Views: 20741

I just ordered some cartridges so I'll be in the same boat soon...it look's fairly simple though...We'll see what happens! Where did you order them from? I can't find them in stock anywhere. digikey.com part#WM61A... I called em an they said the one it specifies is obselete and directed me to a dif...
by creaturesleeper
Mon Nov 09, 2009 4:57 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: capacitor questions
Replies: 3
Views: 1122

just for another point, different construction types of caps can sound subtly different. Ceramic caps tend to be the 'lowest-fi,' they can exhibit measurable hysteresis/distortion and can have a 'grainy' sound. People get real fetishistic with different cap types. For small values lots of poeple li...
by creaturesleeper
Sat Nov 07, 2009 9:42 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: capacitor questions
Replies: 3
Views: 1122

capacitor questions

This may seem like a no brainer but I am buying some parts for a Mic build with a nine volt power supply. It's the same one in an earlier post here for the TapeOp DIY Mic. Should I just get Capacitors rated for over nine volts or go higher than that? I am buying these from Mouser and there is also o...
by creaturesleeper
Sat Nov 07, 2009 4:55 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: DIY Tape Op mics - where have all the instructions gone?
Replies: 53
Views: 20741

Awesome, now I just need to figure out how to read a schematic (even one as simple as that)! I'm good with soldering but I've never done anything at all with a circuit. PM me if you get stuck. Thanks, I can almost guarantee I'll be contacting you soon! I just ordered some cartridges so I'll be in t...
by creaturesleeper
Tue Oct 27, 2009 12:23 pm
Forum: Buy/Sell/Trade
Topic: WTB- Ampex 440B-8 or Otari 8 track 1 inch
Replies: 9
Views: 2319

I'm curious: is there a particular reason why you selected just those two? Amongst all the 1" 8 tracks, they are pretty different in terms of tape handling, sound, complexity and so on. Have you ruled out MCI, Studer and 3M? Cheers, Otto They were actually recommended in a TapeOp article I read it'...
by creaturesleeper
Tue Oct 27, 2009 12:21 pm
Forum: Buy/Sell/Trade
Topic: WTB- Ampex 440B-8 or Otari 8 track 1 inch
Replies: 9
Views: 2319

I'm curious: is there a particular reason why you selected just those two? Amongst all the 1" 8 tracks, they are pretty different in terms of tape handling, sound, complexity and so on. Have you ruled out MCI, Studer and 3M? Cheers, Otto They were actually recommended in a TapeOp article I read it'...