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#1 lazer_yazer

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Posted 01 August 2013 - 08:23 PM

Alright so im hoping i can get some good help here. 

 

So I recently upgraded from the HD500 to the 500x. As soon as i started to play on the 500X, i noticed how loud the foot switches sound. They make a terrible, loud, "click" sound when playing through an amp. Is the problem my amp or the HD500X? Should i return my 500X for another one? Or is the problem universal? 

 

As a matter of fact, any contact with the device makes that "click" sound. Pressing down on buttons, toggling switches, moving knobs, etc... 

 

Please help. Thank you. 


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#2 djspleen

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Posted 02 August 2013 - 08:57 AM

I haven't noticed any of that with mine.  Not sure why it would make that noise with everything.


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Posted 02 August 2013 - 09:55 AM

I recently got the 500x and don't have this problem- switches have a standard mechanical click as per normal pedals but nothing transmitted through headphones/ amp in the way you describe.
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#4 Bushman2

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Posted 02 August 2013 - 04:33 PM

What happens when you tap on your guitar cable with your foot?

Does it make the same sound?

I wonder if your HD unit is transferring any vibration through the cable?


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#5 lazer_yazer

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Posted 02 August 2013 - 04:42 PM

Alright guys I fixed the problem. I had a headphone adapter in the aux input & it was causing the noise. Thanks anyway!
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#6 djspleen

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Posted 02 August 2013 - 06:47 PM

Yeah...that might do it.  Glad you got it figured out!


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