#1
I brought a new amp this week (a fender hot rod dx) and for some reason it is making weird "noise". it sounds like an old internet modem trying to dial up....

I've never had this issue before, but this is my first valve amp so i'm not sure if thats having an effect, I am pretty close to a wireless router, but turning it off seems to make no difference to the noise.... any ideas?

thanks
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#2
whenever i put my laptop near my amp i get wierd sounds so i think it could be that. move your amp away from your router & pc and see if it helps
#3
it could be interference from anything, your phone, lights, pc in general, try turning off anything electronic in your room, if you live in a terraced house it could even be from next door, try moving the amp around.

If you play guitar sitting at your desk that tends to get my amp to sound strange.
#5
certainly nothing to do with my guitar, the amp makes the noises even when nothing is plugged in and all the volumes/settings are turned to 0.

i live in a detached house and it makes the noise even when i move it to the other end of the house away from the computer and the router is turned off.....
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#7
it was brand new last week.

took it back to the store today, one of the tubes was on it's way out (probably damaged in transit) so they are getting a replacement for me

thanks
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#8
If I put my PSP as it plays music near my pickups, whichever is selected, I hear the song amplified, I avoid this, though because it's bad for the amp probably.
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#9
Cellular phone.

My AT&T 3G equipped phone while receiving signal makes this odd "bump bump bummmmmmmmmm" sound around any speakers. Sometimes around amps.
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