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New LSC owner needs some info

Post by fusguitar » Mon Dec 17, 2018 5:02 pm

Hey mates. At last i bought a second hand LSC head v2.

Well, obviously it's a monster (in any way), i like it a lot and i would like you to ask you:

1) In 50w mode which tubes are not operate? The 2 inside or the two outside?

2) The footswitch (the big one) when i go from clean to drive makes a very loud pop noise.
(I used to have the Roadster and it had the same problem but when it was in standby mode i was pushing all the buttons one after the other and that trick was solving the problem).
I tried also the footswitch of my DC-5 (the same function) and it did it also.
From the serial number i assume that my LSC it's from 2009 or something.
Any thoughts?
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Re: New LSC owner needs some info

Post by plan-x » Mon Dec 17, 2018 8:29 pm

They are great amps. I believe the outer tubes are the 50's. As for the Footswitch pop, all I can say is mine doesn't do that.
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Re: New LSC owner needs some info

Post by fusguitar » Tue Dec 18, 2018 4:12 pm

Thanks for your reply.
Indeed, it's in the manual that in the 50 watt setting runs only the outside tubes. Although i read it thoroughly, i missed that one like an amateur... :lol:

As far as the footswitch, thankfully it wasn't an actually problem because i realized that the pop is present only when the 2 channels has different watt setting. It's low from 100 to 50 but more present from 100 to 10.
Maybe it's a normal electronic issue. I can live with it.

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Re: New LSC owner needs some info

Post by plan-x » Tue Dec 18, 2018 10:52 pm

Hmmm, I keep mine both at 50w. I'll try different wattage settings and see if it "pops". Mine is a V1 with no 10w setting. The original "Blue Pig" 2x12. :lol:
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Re: New LSC owner needs some info

Post by djw » Tue Feb 12, 2019 12:00 pm

Just corroborating, as you noted, the channel switching POP is a known issue when switching between channels at different wattage settings, common to most amps that do this as far as I know.
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Re: New LSC owner needs some info

Post by fusguitar » Tue Feb 19, 2019 11:35 am

djw wrote:
Tue Feb 12, 2019 12:00 pm
Just corroborating, as you noted, the channel switching POP is a known issue when switching between channels at different wattage settings, common to most amps that do this as far as I know.
I don't get it because it shouldn't be that way. It's useless in live applications. I mean, i don't see myself to use different watt settings in each ch for gigs but it's annoying anyway.
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Re: New LSC owner needs some info

Post by plan-x » Thu Feb 21, 2019 4:22 am

Have you tried it at a different location. Maybe faulty grounding in current home.
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Re: New LSC owner needs some info

Post by fusguitar » Thu Feb 21, 2019 5:04 pm

No, mate. I don't think that this is the cause, it seems to me like an electronic issue. I'll try it, though.
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