Princeton sounding Pitiful

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  1. Tele-Belly64

    Tele-Belly64 TDPRI Member

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    Last nite i was putting a new pedalboard together to feed to my Princeton Reissue, got ready for my traditional A minor chord strum and the sound was way of, getting no umph out of it, so i was checking all my patches and running over things of that nature, increased volume to about 5 or 6 and still no sound, went back to the think tank and i wound up searching for my buffer, threw it at the beginning of the chain and the volume issue was alleviated, then i broke out my verb/vibrato switch and when i turned the vibrato on it sounded like squat, i mean like a flat tire, literally the amp sounded like it was rattling out of control when i got it to about 5 or 6 on this dial, anybody out there got an idea or possible solution? Thanks for any advice, Later
     
  2. archetype

    archetype Fiend of Leo's

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    Plug straight into the amp and tell us what that sounds like. Troubleshoot outward from there, one device at a time.
     
  3. Tele-Belly64

    Tele-Belly64 TDPRI Member

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    When you start dialing in the speed dial at about 5 it sounds like a helicopter taking off, only from the speed dial tho, the intensity can be dimed and no adverse reaction
     
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    dogmeat Tele-Afflicted

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    get the tubes checked
     
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    Yep, maybe start by swapping a known-good 12AX7 into V4, and if no better maybe into V3?
     
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    Motorboating! Putt putt putt putt putt
     
  7. Tele-Belly64

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    I'd say that could very well be happening with what i am hearing, it's a very predominant noise with a distinct seperation from pulse to pulse, the amp is only a couple months old and this is the first time i plugged in verb/vibrato switch, frustration has ensued, i am just Hoping i haven't damaged it too much, sounds like butter every other which-a-way
     
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