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Aguilar DB751 fan noise

Discussion in 'Amps [BG]' started by malcolm.mcintyr, Mar 4, 2014.


  1. malcolm.mcintyr

    malcolm.mcintyr

    Jul 19, 2010
    Anyone had noise problems from the Aguilar DB 751 fans?
    Mine seem to be quite noisey, even when the amp is not being driven. In a studio obviously, not a gig volume problem.

    I don't think the fans are faulty, just noisy.
    My DB751 never gets even slightly warm, so I was considering replacing the fans with the same model only a lower power rating.
    Would this be madness?
     
  2. SpectorBass

    SpectorBass Supporting Member

    Nov 23, 2005
    Burlington, Ontario
    While I don't know about the 751, I have a 750 that had the notoriously loud fans.

    I sourced out a pair of fans that had the same air movement specs (in fact, I believe they actually outperform the stock ones in that respect.) but had a much better noise level.

    Replacing them was a bit annoying; the soldering part was fine, but the wiring inside it a bit tight. I've had the fans in and running for a year or two now, and haven't had any problems. The amp is a whole lot quieter now, so I'd say it's not madness at all.

    Hope this helps.
     
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  4. malcolm.mcintyr

    malcolm.mcintyr

    Jul 19, 2010
    Many thanks for sharing your experience.
    I will do the same.
     



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