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Annoying noise with Helix

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I get this annoying noise on a high gain tone with Cali IV Lead and a Scream 808. It's especially noticeable on palm mutes and is basically unplayable. 

I removed all cables except the power cable and listened through the headphone output and still got the same issue. Tried 2-3 different cables but they made it worse. What could be the problem?

 

 

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Is there that sound on other patches or with clean amps. That really sounds like bad interference coming in your pickups, but if it happens with NOTHING connected except headphones, that's pretty strange. I had an old single-coil Peavey that made a similar sound whenever there was a fluorescent light or a computer monitor nearby, but that was definitely the guitar's crappy shielding/pickups. 

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What gunpointmetal says. This sounds more like a single coil or missing ground on the output jack.

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This is an EMG 81 active pickup. Not single coil. It also happens with other guitars I have (passive humbuckers). I also tried the ground lift switch with no luck.

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Hm.. Strange. Does this sound even appear with the 808 turned off or with another Amp like it's too distortion 

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Yes it happens with the 808 off and it also happens with other amps but not as noticeable.

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How's the battery in your guitar? 

 

If it's in all of your guitars, upload the patch here and maybe someone can give it a look.

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