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Old 05-21-2013, 10:19 PM   #21
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Originally Posted by Roc8995
Combos are inherently more susceptible to microphonics since the tubes and speaker are housed in the same enclosure, often with the tubes just a few inches above the speaker. Not exactly optimal conditions for tubes that tend to be sensitive to vibration.

The Peavey 6505+ 112 combo has a separate compartment each for the speaker and amp components (tubes). Since the tubes are not in the speaker blast zone, therefore my amp shouldn't be susceptible to microphonic tubes, no?
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Old 05-22-2013, 12:27 AM   #22
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No. That's how every combo works. There's still no real decoupling between the chassis and the speaker like you get with a head and cab.

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Old 05-22-2013, 02:57 AM   #23
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Speaker make cab shake.
In combo, cab is also amp
Shaky amp make tube sing when not supposed.

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Old 05-22-2013, 03:36 AM   #24
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And this is why I think high gain combos suck. They are ok if it's all you can afford I suppose but it's just a bad format for that type of amp.
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Old 05-22-2013, 01:24 PM   #25
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