#1
so i was playing guitar and had the TV on at the same time....because i like to party.

as i took a break i decded to switch the channel and kept hearing a really weird noise by my amp. i thought my amp was breaking or the tubes were going (its a bugera....ive heard things).

turns out the clicking was the sound of my remote control!!!!! every time i changed channel i heard a click through my amp. weird.

its a panasonic, an bugera V22 and they are about 20 feet away from each other.


(and in defense of bugera quality, ive been going 2-5 hours a day on this puppy and its tip top. no reliability issues here. and i love the amp. imo best bang for your buck amp about there)
#2
whenever i change my channel it makes a beep noise through the amp

and my amps a bugera too and the tvs also a panasonic!
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#3
I know that if your mobile phone (cell phone in American) is near your amp, or any speaker, and you are about to recieve a call or text, it makes a strange spaceship sound.

Never seen that with a TV though, but yeah, it's nothing to worry about.
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#4
i had a weird, very quiet voice coming through my amp once. No cables plugged into it. Just had it on. T.V. wasn't on. Computer wasn't on. Phone wasn't on. My light and amp were the only thing on in that room. And I got these creepy voice repeating something over and over coming through my amp.
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#5
Quote by Koshman32
i had a weird, very quiet voice coming through my amp once. No cables plugged into it. Just had it on. T.V. wasn't on. Computer wasn't on. Phone wasn't on. My light and amp were the only thing on in that room. And I got these creepy voice repeating something over and over coming through my amp.


I had that, once. Cranked it up and it was a french radio show, very unusual
#6
Quote by Koshman32
i had a weird, very quiet voice coming through my amp once. No cables plugged into it. Just had it on. T.V. wasn't on. Computer wasn't on. Phone wasn't on. My light and amp were the only thing on in that room. And I got these creepy voice repeating something over and over coming through my amp.


That's ****ed up man.

It could like radio interferance or something, I'm not really sure.
I know that a friend of mine had a Ibanez RG or some shit, and he used to play music on his phone and hold it near the pickup, and it would come through the amp.

Maybe fairys live in your amp.
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#7
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I had that, once. Cranked it up and it was a french radio show, very unusual


I tried cranking it up to try and hear what it was, but as soon as I touched the volume dial, it went away, but I put it back to the volume it was at, and it came back.
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#8
yeah this happens with interference
try doing somesort of sheilding
i used to get some korean station the tone knob chngd the station to another asian station
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#9
Yea, the remote and amp thing works with any model. And since this is semi-relative, Has anybody ever heard a morse code like noise occasionaly go through like... a computer speaker or stereo system?
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#10
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That's ****ed up man.

It could like radio interferance or something, I'm not really sure.
I know that a friend of mine had a Ibanez RG or some shit, and he used to play music on his phone and hold it near the pickup, and it would come through the amp.

Maybe fairys live in your amp.


I know about having something close to the pickups when the amps on (my ringtone, the dying ringer from Crank, makes a pretty sweet sound coming out of my amp with lots of gain), but with not even a cable plugged into it, now that's a little weird.
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#11
I don't get how pickups can do that, I mean they're not microphones?
My pickups don't do that.

Yeah, with no guitar plugged into the amp, that's very wierd.
Seems like it must be some kind of Radio transmission though.
Maybe it's that french woman from Lost's repeating help signal.
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#12
I get radio interference through my amp all the time. I get conversations truck drivers have on their CB radios on a daily basis.
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#13
"In modern music, a lot of people are really stuck on the example, asif it were the idea. It takes millions of examples to articulate an idea, so don't get stuck on the f*cking example." - Joshua Homme, 2008.
#14
Too lazy to read everything.

It's just interference. It's normal. You can some super cool techno beats from it.
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#15
yeah the phone call or text, that always happens. i get that wit amps or computer speakers. one time ive got a radio signal. but never a tv remote control. i never thought something like that could be picked up.

i mean radio signals have an audible signal - we listen to them. kinda weird that a TV transmitter signal can be heard...through an amp.

how does that happen? is my guitar pickup sensing it? cause the amp has no way of sensing anything.

do hotter pickups sense more weird crap than low output ones?
#16
Happens to every high-gain amp. If I turn the volume and gain of my Powerball up I'll hear Polish radio. I think it just adds to the character of a tube amp, don't forget that tube amps once were used for radios. TV Remote seems a bit sillier though.

And I'm not sure if it are your pickups picking it up, when I receive radio it's my cable I think. But hotter pickups would receive more.
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#17
next time your playing guitar, grab a remote (any remote, tv, dvd, stereo, whatever.. hell the actual appliance doesnt even have to be in the same room) point it at your guitar pickup up close and hold down a button.
#18
I get radio interference too, and when i scroll my mouse it makes a noise too. pretty cool