DC-5 with MM Trannies...finally recorded

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DC-5 with MM Trannies...finally recorded

Post by adam972 » Mon Feb 23, 2009 10:59 am

Ok guys, amongst my hum problems, i was able to get this vid recorded. It doesnt walk through a lot of different settings, but it does show the one sound i feel the MM trannies really changed. I recorded this using my Canon XL1, with two mics ( one shot gun mounted on the camera, and an SM58 mounted high on a mic stand.

I wish i could just embed the video here, but you gotta hit this link:

http://adamgraced.smugmug.com/gallery/5 ... 37rtK-A-LB

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Post by Monsta-Tone » Tue Feb 24, 2009 8:35 am

:D Sweet! I noticed a huge difference in the cleans as well!

I also modded my clean channel after the tranny swap though. I wanted it to be a bit warmer with more sustain.
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Post by adam972 » Wed Feb 25, 2009 8:57 am

He's another i forgot i recorded

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_UkduuMoflY

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Post by Monsta-Tone » Thu Feb 26, 2009 8:19 am

Great tones!

I can really hear that hum on this one too though.
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Re: DC-5 with MM Trannies...finally recorded

Post by MJ Slaughter » Thu Feb 26, 2009 10:08 am

Nice tone. Is the hum you're talking about what I hear right when the clip starts and then in the background? I thought it was a small fan turning really fast. If that's the hum then no wonder it's been driving you mad. Let us know how the repairs turn out.
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Re: DC-5 with MM Trannies...finally recorded

Post by Sixstringpsycho » Thu Feb 26, 2009 11:08 am

yeah i hear that hum, that would drive me nuts, when you figure it out lets us know how it goes, nice tones though
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Re: DC-5 with MM Trannies...finally recorded

Post by adam972 » Thu Feb 26, 2009 12:42 pm

sorry guys, the hum from the second video ( the darker one) was caused by my camera...i was getting a weird interference in the basement....wasnt happening up stairs. Both of the videos were recorded with a shot gun mic about 5-8 feet away to really get the room feel of the amp. The hum from the amp is really more a problem when i close mic the speaker...but yea, its just as annoying!

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Post by Monsta-Tone » Thu Feb 26, 2009 6:42 pm

Something I just thought of that you might have the tech check,

Make sure that the primary wires for the output transformer are not swapped. I think they are brown and blue on the DC.
I've done that before and it makes this really weird hum noise that increases when the presence is turned up more.
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Re: DC-5 with MM Trannies...finally recorded

Post by adam972 » Thu Feb 26, 2009 6:51 pm

well the amp sounds fine when i patch in through the FX loop, so the OT should be hooked up correctly

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Re: DC-5 with MM Trannies...finally recorded

Post by Monsta-Tone » Thu Feb 26, 2009 7:00 pm

Well, shoot. Just a thought.
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