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Q: noice reduction .

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by Basswou, May 24, 2001.


  1. Basswou

    Basswou

    Apr 15, 2001
    Belgium
    Hi there

    I'm looking for a way to reduce (treble) noice , the more effects I use , the more this noice gets amplified . The latest
    effect even create noice that's present when I just play a note .

    my question : is the boss ns-2 any good ? or is it just a noice gate for killing noice when there's no signal ?

    Other suggestions are welcome too .

    thanks
     
  2. How are you powering your effects????
     
  3. Basswou

    Basswou

    Apr 15, 2001
    Belgium
    I use a boss adaptor , I don't think the pedals are the cause of the noise . It seems to me they just amplified it .
     
  4. I use my digitech bp8's noise gate. It blocks out any sound other than played notes, but sometimes cuts down on how long a note resonates.
     
  5. Basswou

    Basswou

    Apr 15, 2001
    Belgium
    thanks , but that's not what I meant . I have noise whenever I play a note. I was wondering if the boss NS 2 was any good at noise reduction , or is it just another noise gate ?
     
  6. Oh, i see. I've never tried the NS-2 so i don't know if it would work. I thought you meant just normal string noise and buzz that occurs when your not playing. I guess i can't help you then.
     
  7. ok lets see. your mad because you have noise when playing a note? think about that statement for a second. im just messin with you. if you are using pedals i would suggest a multi effects processor and sell your pedals. saves a lot of money in the long run and the processor usually comes with a noise reducer.
     
  8. Basswou

    Basswou

    Apr 15, 2001
    Belgium
    thanks , but the last on I had made even more noise
    thats y I got the pedals in the first place .
     
  9. I'm a little confused by your question now... I thought it might be just the normal electricity hum which is caused by adaptors -- even the best built.... Have you tried powering your pedals with batteries for a while to see if the adaptor is the cause???
     
  10. Basswou

    Basswou

    Apr 15, 2001
    Belgium
    Well I think the noise comes out of the bass , ( I should go for another preamp , I guess )
    but you hear it more with pedals ( on/off )

    My question was only about those noise reduction pedals , It seems to me now that they are only
    noice gates , not reduction !

    thanks ,