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Keep the amp away from routers, phone bases, modem, etc.  The outlet might not be grounded, too.

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Originally Posted by Rossliew View Post

Just received my pair of C3G adapters and rolled them in...sounded pretty bad when paired with some generic 6SN7s as power tubes but improved noticeably when i used a pair of 6N1Ps as power tubes. There's no noticeable hum either.

Actually i kinda preferred the sound of 6SN7/12AU7 (single tube driving both channels with MIKELAP's adapter) pairing but there's some serious humming going on in the background which is irritating. Not sure if this is due to some ground loop issues or just sensitive tubes catching all the stray RF transmissions...

 

Hi R.

 

You would appear to be one of the few very unlucky ones where something in the system/environment doesn't agree with the C3gs...it always saddens me to hear of such cases - denying people the wonderful potential of this tube...but don't forget they keep improving up to well over 50 hrs burn-in, as will the adapters (which may well not be helping to achieve full potential, alas!). It might just be worth seeking out any potential source of interference, or upgrading the power cord etc...and then giving them more time.

 

I wish you the best of luck...

 

Cheers!

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Hi R.

 

You would appear to be one of the few very unlucky ones where something in the system/environment doesn't agree with the C3gs...it always saddens me to hear of such cases - denying people the wonderful potential of this tube...but don't forget they keep improving up to well over 50 hrs burn-in, as will the adapters (which may well not be helping to achieve full potential, alas!). It might just be worth seeking out any potential source of interference, or upgrading the power cord etc...and then giving them more time.

 

I wish you the best of luck...

 

Cheers!

 

They can't be paired with sensitive cans, my T70 have a slight buzz with the c3gs, my HD650 sound absolutely amazing with them.

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