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 Post subject: DIY amp, too hissy?
PostPosted: Mon, Apr 29, 2019 5:26am 
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Hi,

I've bulid my own amp, higain-one, it is some kind of Bogner xtc variation with a bit different voicing. Till this day i was rather very satisfied with its sound, but i changed pickups in my guitar from EMG's Lukather set, to DiMarzio passive ones - with Transition dp255 on bridge. New pickups sounds huge, very fast, and warm too.

The main problem is, that i noticed more high freq hiss/sizzle in my sound. I recorded a simple sample, nothing special, just SM57, 100% crude *.wav zero post processing, effects from my pedalboard, relatively quiet. First part of sample - crude without filter, second part - with 24db 9kHz low-pass filter only.

https://soundcloud.com/pawe-kapli-ski/hiss

What do you think guys, is it on normal lvl for higain? And it is only me overreacting?

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 Post subject: Re: DIY amp, too hissy?
PostPosted: Thu, May 02, 2019 2:19pm 
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Most high gain amps have some hiss. This didnt seem all that extreme to me unless you were using a noise gate with that section.

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ClintN667 wrote:
Most high gain amps have some hiss. This didnt seem all that extreme to me unless you were using a noise gate with that section.


I am going to agree.

As much as some people do not like EMG, they are VERY quiet.

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PostPosted: Wed, Aug 07, 2019 8:36am 
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The only ones I found so far were the klee sequencer and the mfos but I wasn’t seeing if the mfos was definitely eurorack compatible

So you are looking for a kit.


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Is this the amp in your other thread?

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Yep, it is my xtc clone on red channel, but with lesser amount of NFB:

https://www.rig-talk.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=93&t=203559

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