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Dark Glass Super Symmetry making a popping noise

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by ansonsti, Feb 7, 2017.


  1. ansonsti

    ansonsti

    Nov 16, 2015
    Western NY
    I've been noticing this kind of popping sound when I'm using my pedal board for a while now. It's relatively subtle but lately its been driving me mad. I was really busy gigging over the summer when I started my pedal board obsession and threw my pedal board together. I'm trying to think if it was making this noise when I first took it out of the box before it went on the board...

    Anyway, I've finally had some time to sit down and A/B it. Take it out of the chain and isolate it. It's definitely coming from the Super Symmetry Compressor. Whether it's off or on. Which is funny because I have been using the comp to try and mitigate the noise for months now. It's like a popping noise that occurs when I pluck the string hard. If I don't push it to pop it will tend to distort a little bit on the attack. I'm probably going to end up contacting Dark Glass but I thought I'd bring my issue here first. See if anyone had some input on it.

    I'm powering it with Godlyke Power-All but I haven't had any problems with other pedals.
     
    Last edited: Feb 7, 2017
  2. Darkglass

    Darkglass Gold Supporting Member Commercial User

    Dec 10, 2008
    Helsinki, Finland
    Douglas Castro, Founder: darkglass.com
    Hey man! Sorry to hear you're having issues. Don't worry though, we have a team of engineering Jedi's whose job is to take care of our customers.
    Just send drop us a line at [email protected] (make sure to add your location, serial number and symptoms as well) and one of the ninjas will help figure this out.

    Regards,
    Doug.
     
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  3. ansonsti

    ansonsti

    Nov 16, 2015
    Western NY
    Thanks for the speedy reply, I'll get right on it!
     
  4. Boom. Great service @ DG on display.
     
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