#1
Hello,
well I have a Squier Strat Standard Series plugged to a Marshall Valvestate amp, and there's this humming sound that keeps getting louder as I increase the gain. Now I know that single coils are single coils, and it's normal for them to HUM when you're trying to get a distorted sound, but this humming just stops and goes away as soon as I touch anything "metally" from the squier or the amp... I mean, this sound goes away if I touch the strings (even 1 single string), or the bridge, or the tuning keys, or the jack input, or the jack cable head... Even if I touch one these things with one single finger !
And when I disconnect the squier, the humming just goes on and on, until I decrease the gain or take the jack cable out of the amp. So I was wondering, is this normal ?
I really don't know a lot about this kind of guitar problems, but I think that this is definitely caused by a problem with the amp's input..
Any help would be really appreciated. Thanks
#6
Yeah this is completely normal, it happens with all of my guitars through all of my amps, there's nothing wrong with your guitar or anything else
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#7
Oh well that's really reassuring thanks a lot guys !
And I wouldn't have thought about a grounding problem, the guitar is too " new " for that I guess :S
Thanks all of you, I appreciate it
#9
roll back on the guitars volume knob a bit. It's normal, but harder to get rid of with single coils.
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