Amp Head or Cabinet trouble. Please help!

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  1. Basstreble

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    Hey so I'm writing this post because i need help figuring out what is wrong with my bass rig set up. I am running a Genz Benz Shuttle 6.0 into a 500W Genzbenz Enclosure cabinet. The Shuttle itself is not working correctly. The cabinet works fine when it's with the Shuttle, but randomly seems to make a white noise/ scratchy buzzing sound. So i am not sure what I should do. I'm willing to bet the Shuttle is broken and I'm thinking about getting a new amp head. Please tell me what should I do, or what i need to get. Thankyou.
     
  2. slyjoe

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    Are you plugging a preamp directly into a speaker cabinet?
     
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    +1 my thoughts.
     
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    I also don't understand the bolded parts above :confused:
     
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    maybe the problem is that he can't get the pre to work with the shuttle... OP?
     
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    Problem is operationer? Crank up the mids so we can understand better Basstreble. :)
     
  8. darius8

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    I thought he was plugging the cab into the pre-amp, I was so confused I quit reading this thread, logged off and watched Jay Leno. :D
     
  9. Basstreble

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    Ah sorry fellas, that was a bit unclear. My Genzbenz shuttle 6.0 works fine some of the times, but then later on it will start to make a weird white noise/scratchy sound. When the weird noise isn't on it works great. But the noise reappears randomly. (Forget about the other stuff I said in my first post ;) .) And the Shuttle is plugged in straight to the cabinet.
     
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    Why not PM agedhorse? He has walked many users though basic trouble shooting and most common issues with Genz Benz products (he works there). Nice man and always willing to help. :)
     
  11. Basstreble

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    Thank you B-string! I appreciate the help! :)
     
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    Awesome! I will say again your tireless efforts and dedication to users and Genz Benz is a thing of beauty agedhorse! Never un-noticed. :)
     
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    It almost sounds like you're picking up some unwanted signal from somewhere. Have you tried different cable and power cords? And gotten some pretty weird sounds caused by a defective power cord. Just a thought.
     
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    Or practicing too close to a computer monitor or a TV.
     

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