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Old 31st October 2010, 06:05 PM   #1
overdrajv is offline overdrajv  Slovenia
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I just finished my first project. An all tube SE kt88 guitar amp with reverb. When I turned it on everything sounds fine, but when I turn the master volume above one quarter it starts to produce some audiable high frequency oscillation through the speaker,and a moment after that something starts to hiss in the amp head (I think it is the OT). I also noticed that if I turn the reverb full on, and the master volume just below the oscillation, then if I turn the reverb lower it starts to oscillate again.

Any ideas?

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Old 31st October 2010, 08:54 PM   #2
kevinkr is offline kevinkr  United States
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How about pictures of build and schematics to start, and then we might have some ideas of what to tell you..

Symptoms you describe sound like oscillation, but without the above information we can't tell you anything useful.
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