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Old 2nd October 2012, 08:52 PM   #1
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I have a Pass F5 clone that I really like a lot. I do have a question about it. My amp has a slight , but discernable humming sound when it is turned on. It is almost like a transformer hum. It is not audible through the speakers. Is this normal or an indication that something is wrong with this amp?
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Old 2nd October 2012, 09:05 PM   #2
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Nothing to worry about but noise.
It's the transformer.
Not rare.
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Old 2nd October 2012, 09:16 PM   #3
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yes. the sound you are hearing is the transformer windings that is vibrating.
thats not un common. has it always been this way? or has it started to hum now?
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Old 2nd October 2012, 09:22 PM   #4
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yes. the sound you are hearing is the transformer windings that is vibrating.
thats not un common. has it always been this way? or has it started to hum now?
I haven't had it very long. I bought it used. It does sound fantastic with my tube preamp though. I am currently looking for some HE speakers for it as well.
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