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stupid rat shack mixer..

Discussion in 'Recording Gear and Equipment [BG]' started by Freaky Fender, Sep 28, 2002.

  1. my dad just gave me his old Rat Shack mixer, and i know that it's the unit it's self, but when i turn up the volume up, the static over powers the instrument. any tips on how to cut down on the static while keeping the instrument level the same?
  2. anyone?
  3. JMX

    JMX Vorsprung durch Technik

    Sep 4, 2000
    Cologne, Germany
    Does that thing have a ground lift or something?
    It sounds like a grounding problem.
  4. and how do i fix this grounding problem? it does have a ground jack
  5. Munjibunga

    Munjibunga Total Hyper-Elite Member Gold Supporting Member

    May 6, 2000
    San Diego (when not at Groom Lake)
    Independent Contractor to Bass San Diego
    To start, throw it away. Then buy a mixer.
  6. Munji, don't you think i've already tried that? my dad would blow a perminent fuse if i threw it away. I suggested the portable Bheringer mixers for my dad (the model that operates on batteries) but he said no. because he doesn't wanna spend that much money on me (though he doesn't say it). So in my mind, i'm thinking "lemme get this straight. my dad blew 500 bucks on compressor, that he doesn't even SEEM to use, but he won't spend 200 on a decent mixer for me."
  7. get a paper route.

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