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Firepod Noise Issues???

Discussion in 'Recording/Live Sound' started by jokerjkny, Mar 28, 2005.

  1. jokerjkny

    jokerjkny Member

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    hey all,

    been loving my Presonus Firepod, but it seems that there's some computer noise coming thru the monitors.

    anyone else experiencing this? should i take my Firepod back?
     
  2. LSchefman

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    I don't have a firepod, but sometimes a ground loop can cause the pickup of computer noise or line noise.
     
  3. jokerjkny

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    thx for responding, les...

    going out of my mind trying to find the cause. any kitchen remedies for getting rid of it?

    dont think there's a ground/lift button on the firepod. :(
     
  4. Jeff Flowerday

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    Depends on what "computer noise" means. You have to isolate what is causing the noise. Substitute pieces of gear one at a time, troubleshoot. If it is the Firepod, make sure you swap it out within your warranty period. One day outside and you're S.O.L.
     
  6. jokerjkny

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    FYI,

    i can only describe the sound as a "buzzing" when i move my mouse.
     
  7. jzucker

    jzucker Supporting Member

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    That's electro-magnetic radiation. When you move the mouse it's updating the screen. Try this test. Find a really long website that has plenty of scroll-bar resource with a maximized window. Use the page up and page down or the arrow keys to scroll. If you hear the same noise you're getting emr from the monitor.

    I have the same issue. i have not tried this solution but supposedly those clip-on rf adapters (like you see on computer power peripheral power supplies) supposedly help.
     
  8. jokerjkny

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    nice,

    thx jack. i'll give it a go when i get home.
     

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