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Old 22nd May 2006, 02:21 AM   #1
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After turning my amp6 on it's silent, but after 5-10 minutes of playing music I get a lot of noise coming from the left speaker. Its crackles and pops mostly. Also, if I move either set of speaker wires a little (from board to the binding posts), the right speaker cuts out. Doesn't matter if I move the left wires, or right.

Any Ideas, maybe I can ground something? When I had a t-amp setup in the same case, it was dead silent. Heres a pic of the amp6
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You probabaly have a bad solder on one of the left speaker lines. Certainly isn't a short to the case, 'cause it's wood!

Check your soldering, see if you can find exactly were moving the wires causes the problem. Your trouble will likely be there.

Also:
Please use shielded wire for your inputs! Whatever you can get will be better than bare wire.
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Old 25th May 2006, 02:05 AM   #4
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Thanks pano, a little extra solder fixed the cutting out...not sure about the noisy left channel yet though. Do you have any recommendations on insulated wire? Im thinking of this stuff from ebay:
http://cgi.ebay.com/50-ft-22-AWG-Sil...QQcmdZViewItem

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