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bjackson
2005-11-05, 14:54
I have a SB2 Wireless and I am having a problem that it is very noisy on the outputs in a digital way.

i.e. whenever the wireless is in use there is a lot of noise on the outputs. When I start playing a new song there is a definite buzz out of it that is not a pure sine wave (it's kinda clicky, like I can hear it switch on and off very quickly). Also when I turn up or down the volume control you can hear the clicks.

I am running from the RCA outs to my headphone amplifier to my Shure E4 in ear monitors, which are given, very efficent and I can hear a whole lot of things, and I don't notice this problem with my speakers and amplifier, however, it is not my headphone amps fault because I've used it with a variety of sources with no problem and it happens only when I am going changing something on the SB2.

kdf
2005-11-05, 15:12
On 5-Nov-05, at 1:54 PM, bjackson wrote:

>
> I have a SB2 Wireless and I am having a problem that it is very noisy
> on
> the outputs in a digital way.
>
> i.e. whenever the wireless is in use there is a lot of noise on the
> outputs. When I start playing a new song there is a definite buzz out
> of it that is not a pure sine wave (it's kinda clicky, like I can hear
> it switch on and off very quickly). Also when I turn up or down the
> volume control you can hear the clicks.
>
you should contact support. There was an early production issue, easily
repaired if yours falls into this group.
if you are handy with a soldering iron, its fixable by yourself with
instructions (they were posted here with pics, I believe, when the SB2
first came out).

There is an internal antenna with the SB2, so you could try unscrewing
the external antenna.

Some users have found that the little power supply that comes with the
squeezebox can be noisy (usually affecting only the AM radio). Many
have found not so expensive replacements to avoid this. However, I
don't recall any mentioning issues with the RCA outputs. do you have
digital inputs on your amp anywhere? That would also be an option.

Regardless, I'd certainly get in touch with support (AT) slimdevices (DOT) com

-kdf