Weird...and you've probably done what I've tried
too, plugging the powersupply into different outlets. I have not tried plugging
it into a different circuit yet (as many outlets in a venue or your house can be
on the same circuit). Not sure if that would help, though. I think it is a
proximity thing with the powersupply and other audio gear. How about encasing it
in a lead box? :) Anyway, this sort of forces us to use notebook that have
long battery life...not thoe with desktop processores in them (the big, thick
ones), but the mobile units. My wife's Centrino Thinkpad last for 4 hours...not
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Thursday, December 29, 2005 4:30
Subject: Re: laptop for live music
I have the same problem running from my Emachine laptop.
Running on power supply? hum/noise.
Running on battery? No hum/noise,
but I have about an hour or so...
However, I also have the same hum
coming from a Gbox shuttle that is my desktop recording solution.
replaced and done everything I can think of except move to a new house.
On 12/29/05, Kris
with exception of the hum problem I have with my HP nc6000, which
be a defective powersupply, both the IBM and HP "commerical" boxes
ass. I have nothing but good things to say about the
wife, who works for Intel, uses one as her work computer
employees use them), but I don't think you could go wrong with
one of the
commerical/business notebooks from HP either. Also, IBM
Thinkpads anymore, they sold that whole product line to
this won't have an impact on their quality in the
Here is question for you all...with all the high performance
required for gaming, would it make sense to find a notebook for
applications that has also been proven to be a good choice for
from the graphics part, it seems the processor, cache, and
architecture features might be good for music applications
as well...just a
----- Original Message
From: "Gary Lehmann" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Thursday, December 29, 2005 1:37 PM
Subject: RE: laptop
for live music
> So is IBM ThinkPad the best way to
> Any other contenders? I speak of course of the Windoze