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Re: Noisy/hissy EDP (revisited) LOOP IV
I'll check my screw. What was the actual problem on your unit? Was the
screw actually hitting the transformer and shorting something?
----- Original Message -----
From: "Kelly Coyle" <email@example.com>
Subject: Re: Noisy/hissy EDP (revisited) LOOP IV
Date: Thu, 29 Sep 2005 11:38:12 -0500
> I just fixed a different noise problem on my (old) EDP when I
> discovered that the screw near the transformer was too long. Just a
> On Sep 29, 2005, at 10:41 AM, Louis Rossi wrote:
> > I'm having the same problem as Joe. Can anyone confirm if LOOP IV
> > will help with the hiss or maybe the newer black units sound
> > better. PLEASE?
> > Thanks
> > Lou
> >> From: "joe rut" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> >> Reply-To: Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com
> >> To: Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com
> >> Subject: Noisy/hissy EDP (revisited)
> >> Date: Fri, 23 Sep 2005 21:39:49 -0500
> >> Hey there-
> >> I know this was a source of discussion on the list some time
> >> ago, but I've spent a couple hours searching/reading in the
> >> archive and I can't
> >> find anything that seems to have resolved this problem. I'm
> >> using the cream-colored Oberheim EDPs with Loop III, 5.0.
> >> The problem:
> >> My loop is full of hiss. I tap record once. I tap it a second
> >> time to end the loop and there is a lot of hiss.
> >> This occurs even with nothing plugged into the EDP inputs
> >> This occurs even with input knob set to zero.
> >> With feedback set to zero, the hiss does not die away, but stays
> >> This does not seems like an "improper gain staging" issue. One
> >> of my EDPs does this and the other does not. With both EDPs set
> >> identically, one is super hissy, one is only mildly (and
> >> acceptably) hissy. (eg: A) With all knobs at 100% and no inputs
> >> into the EDPs, or B)
> >> input= Zero, output = any audible setting, mix and feedback =
> >> 100% and no inputs into EDPs.)
> >> The only visible difference between the two EDPs is that the
> >> hissy unit has a power switch with just a white dot on it,
> >> while the other
> >> actually says "on/off". Could one of these be from a different
> >> manufacturing run in which there were different (noisier) parts
> >> used? Is this
> >> a problem that can be addressed by replacing certain parts?
> >> Anybody else had this experience and found a way to address it?
> >> Thanks
> >> Joe Rut
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