Electra Dyne Volume Drop at Low Volumes

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Johnlooz
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Electra Dyne Volume Drop at Low Volumes

Post by Johnlooz » Wed Jun 08, 2016 8:43 pm

Im experiencing an issue with my Electra dyne where if I have the master set anywhere below 10 or 11:00, the volume will randomly drop and remain dropped until I spike the master knob up pretty high. Anyone know what could be causing this? The seller I bought from says that the Mesa rep he bought the head from, said this is normal. This doesn't sound right to me. Can anyone else confirm if this is true?

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Re: Electra Dyne Volume Drop at Low Volumes

Post by screamingdaisy » Wed Jun 08, 2016 11:49 pm

Mine does that around 7:30-7:45... Which I'd pretty low on the volume. 10:00 to 11:00 seems pretty extreme to me.
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Re: Electra Dyne Volume Drop at Low Volumes

Post by elvis » Wed Jun 15, 2016 1:50 pm

Near the ends of the pot there is a normal "hop off" where the contact can fail. At 10:00 I think you're getting bad contact. I'd try contact cleaner (if you can get it into the pot). It shouldn't do that IMO.
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