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Re: [looper's] RE: Tube amp HUMMMMMMM...Ground?

You're right, putting in a proper ground made my power strips "ground"  
light come on, but didn't fix the hum.  Maybe it's finally time to  
invest in a power line filter?  Anyone have luck with them?

I'm a little cautious of peeing around the perimeter of my apt, with  
the landlord living on the ground floor.  Maybe a little salty water  
would do?

Mark Sottilaro

On Tuesday, April 1, 2003, at 02:48 AM, goddard.duncan@mtvne.com wrote:

> >>we need to thump a brass/copper rod some 18 inches into the ground  
> next to your water or electric main. then soldier a copper cable from  
> the rod to the main housing.<<
> I'd be surprised if this is what's making the ampeg hum- there are a  
> number of other things I'd try, like reversing the live and neutral  
> (though consult an electrician before pursuing this). if you do  
> install an earth spike as per the above, one vital part of the  
> instruction is missing. you have to pee on it where it goes into the  
> ground- this will, I promise, guarantee the best electrical connection  
> for it.
> duncan.
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