On Fri, Nov 13, 2009 at 3:22 PM, aardvark <evolt at roselli.org> wrote: > > external power source? if you practice in the basement (many do), is > it near your washer/dryer and catching interference from the 220 > line? location doesn't seem to matter; I have a dedicated music room where I usually practice, but I used it at two gigs this week and it buzzed at both. could still be power, since I've got fluorescent lights in the music room (not my fault, I promise) and who knows what's going on in the walls of the two coffee shops. I should plug it in out in the back yard and see how it sounds. maybe try my buddy Dave's cables (since mine are of the $3 for 20' variety . . . ) > or do you suck at playihg an instrument and you just think it's > line noise? > ho ho. and also ha. the unintentional noises I make are much more percussive, often sounding like a large-ish person tripping over a power cord and banging the head of their instrument against the glass cabinet doors in their music room. theoretically speaking.