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shipping to UK would likely be $25-30 Priority
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Hey guys im not sure if your interested but i posted a review of my AKG K240 Studio's in the review section Hope you like it and/or its helpfull

Heres a link: http://www.overclock.net/hardware/sh...uct/884/cat/19
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I'm getting a bit of floor noise in my right channel. I have isolated it to the Prelude and I fear I won't be able to do anything about it. While I have a very nice CDP coming soon, I would like to be able to use my PC without issues also. I don't remember having this issue with my Creative brand X-Fi so this is quite troubling now that I "upgraded" to the Prelude.

For note: swapped my output tubes, swapped to a cheapo Monster RCA cable, tried RCA cables in Amp only. All options yielded a dead silent floor.

When I unplug my Firemine (coax cable) from my DAC, I get a silent floor. When I unplug my Firemine from the card, the hum goes away also. The noise is definitely coming from the SPDIF out on the card.

Is there anyway to eliminate electric noise inside the PC?
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post #5174 of 37819
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Originally Posted by Gollie View Post
I'm getting a bit of floor noise in my right channel. I have isolated it to the Prelude and I fear I won't be able to do anything about it. While I have a very nice CDP coming soon, I would like to be able to use my PC without issues also. I don't remember having this issue with my Creative brand X-Fi so this is quite troubling now that I "upgraded" to the Prelude.

For note: swapped my output tubes, swapped to a cheapo Monster RCA cable, tried RCA cables in Amp only. All options yielded a dead silent floor.

When I unplug my Firemine (coax cable) from my DAC, I get a silent floor. When I unplug my Firemine from the card, the hum goes away also. The noise is definitely coming from the SPDIF out on the card.

Is there anyway to eliminate electric noise inside the PC?
my computer is down for the moment so I can only get on if I borrow my wife's lappy or use my phone... but shoot me an email. I believe I have all the materials on hand to make another 'shield' for your Prelude.
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I saw this in another prelude thread:
http://www.overclock.net/sound-cards...ml#post3118688

Are there any guides up for modding this card?
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I thought noise floor problems/hissing/static came from the dac or interference to the analog signal. If you are using optical out then how is the sound card the problem?
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I would try using the optical output.
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I thought noise floor problems/hissing/static came from the dac or interference to the analog signal. If you are using optical out then how is the sound card the problem?
I'm using the digital coax out of the card to coax in on the Paradisea. I can try to use optical.

I just have to dig up a optical cable now.
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When I typed optical I meant digital in general. I'm using a mono 3.5-> 6 foot digital coax cable for mine atm. I get some hissing/static but its only when I crank the amps all the way up. I can't listen to music at that volume anyways. After messing with it for a min, it seems the hiss goes up and down as I turn the foobar volume up and down for me. Maybe just try turning the amp up a lot and foobar down to near nothing?

My mobo has optical out on it. One day I will sit down and try it to see if the same thing happens.
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What's a good cable I can use to extend the cable on my AD700's. I moved my case under my desk so now I need a longer cable.
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