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Akai SB-1 Deep Impact: excessive noise

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by johnvice, Oct 8, 2006.


  1. johnvice

    johnvice

    Sep 7, 2004
    After not using my Deep Imapct for a year, I'm getting back into it and was surprised how noisy the unit is. During the rests/spaces between notes, it is dead silent but when I'm playing notes, the background noise level seems excessive.

    Does anyone else have this problem ?
     
  2. tplyons

    tplyons

    Apr 6, 2003
    Madison, NJ
    It's one of the reasons I sold all three I've ever owned.
     
  3. xan

    xan

    Sep 10, 2004
    Perth, Australia
    Hey. I had a similar problem with mine after not playing it for a while. The output was all of a sudden very very low (no matter how hot the input was) and there the patches all of a sudden had a background fuzz that shouldnt have been there. I thought it was broken and was going to take it to the tech or sell it for cheap then I cleaned the input and output jacks. To my great surprise, this fixed the problem.
     
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