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my studio preamp is sooo freaking noisy

Posted: Mon Nov 21, 2011 8:59 pm
by toolshed
Im using the preamp and have a boss eq pedal in front if it. Its very loud and has alot of hiss. Any suggestion on a fix

Re: my studio preamp is sooo freaking noisy

Posted: Mon Nov 21, 2011 10:40 pm
by dbone
Is it noisy without the pedal?

Re: my studio preamp is sooo freaking noisy

Posted: Mon Nov 21, 2011 11:32 pm
by elvis
Could be a lot of things. It would help to know what power amp you're using, how everything is wired, and what the pre and power amp settings are.

Possible causes:
Tubes
Connectors
Circuit problem
Ground loop
Induced noise from nearby noise source
Guitar/pickups
Settings
Other

Re: my studio preamp is sooo freaking noisy

Posted: Tue Nov 22, 2011 5:39 pm
by toolshed
yeah it was alittle loud but not like it is now. I need the eq to get the tone out of it that i like. i'm using a marshall 9001 power amp