Artemis Entreri
Join date: Dec 2006
449 IQ
Nope, that's weird. Hiss and hum happen with tube amps but that sounds strange. What's it plugged into? Try plugging it into a surge protector before doing anything drastic. The tubes could be old too, especially if it was a floor model or something. Try tapping some of your preamp tubes with a pencil eraser. If they make a thump they've gone bad.
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Join date: Oct 2011
30 IQ
Not to worry. Spoke to the shop and they agreed to just swap it for another. Problem sorted Thanks guys.