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jimilee

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after life static
« on: December 05, 2017, 12:11:30 PM »
Hey, would a leaky C4 electro cause static in the sus pot when itís turned? In other words, I get static in sus pot when I turn it, otherwise, it works fine from what I can tell.


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Re: after life static
« Reply #1 on: December 06, 2017, 09:52:57 AM »
It's perfectly possible. Measure the DC on the pot on a microvolt setting and turn the knob, see if you get any change.

If you have a high value little stacked ceramic or can squeeze a film cap in there you can get away with 1uF instead of 10uF. The cutoff will be 15Hz.
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Re: after life static
« Reply #2 on: December 06, 2017, 11:03:38 AM »
It's perfectly possible. Measure the DC on the pot on a microvolt setting and turn the knob, see if you get any change.

If you have a high value little stacked ceramic or can squeeze a film cap in there you can get away with 1uF instead of 10uF. The cutoff will be 15Hz.
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