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Horrible Buzzing Sound For Most Patches

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#1 mark_shaw


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Posted 04 November 2013 - 03:53 PM

I just got a new 500x and all of the patches that I have tried sound horrible.  Most have this really thin buzzy sound, especially the high gain ones.  Both the default patches and those I've downloaded online sound this way.  Even the clean patches will have a buzzy sound when you strum hard enough.  It's not a hum type buzz that persists when you're not playing.  But when playing, most of the patches sound like you have a tin can for a speaker.  Please tell me there is some setting I can tweak to fix this, otherwise I'm returning it!





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#2 hurghanico


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Posted 04 November 2013 - 04:46 PM

there is a "Guitar In" switch near the volume pedal..

try to set it to: PAD

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#3 radatats


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Posted 04 November 2013 - 06:24 PM

check your output settings. make sure you are on Studio Direct.  Sounds like you are in Stack Power Amp... I doubt that it is the Guitar in setting, no disrespect to Hurghanico...

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#4 Leftzilla



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Posted 05 November 2013 - 06:26 AM

Also try downloading some of the custom tone patches that have descriptions of what type of sound you are looking for.  Most of the presets patches are basically to show off effect capability and are not that useful nor sound all that good.  Also the previous posts are defintiely something you want to verify also.

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