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Old 28th February 2006, 10:32 PM   #1
Rotellian is offline Rotellian  United Kingdom
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I just bought a Cymbol CA3 integrated amp, i believe it to be a Tony Brady design who used to design stuff for Onix back in the 80's. Ive been very impressed with its music making abilities but it does seem to have a hiss problem, audible from more than just a few inches away. (is always there, even if the output is muted, and with no input. It also doesnt seem to be dependent on the volume setting)

I know Tony used to visit these pages, but its a long shot that he'll read this. So im hoping that someone else will be able to advise me.
I fed the pre-amp out into a power amp and it hissed audibly as well which would indicate that its the pre-amp section?

Anyone got any ideas? Be much appreciated apart from this niggle it really is a superb amp.
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Old 1st March 2006, 12:32 PM   #2
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Apologies, wrong section. Please can a mod move to Solid State ?(or other appropriate area). Thanks.
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