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Damn, CF amps making Phoomfp Phoomfp sounds

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tinpan

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Post Wed Sep 05, 2012 11:58 am

Damn, CF amps making Phoomfp Phoomfp sounds

I had these running on my Khorns and they sounded perfect. Today they made a little Phoompf sound so I cut them off and hooked up a pair of test speakers. They played fine for about an hour and then they started making a Phoomfp Phoomfp sound again. No smoke or fire. The tubes look fine but it definitely sounds like something letting go.

Any ideas before they see the great trade in UPS truck?
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Post Wed Sep 05, 2012 4:39 pm

Re: Damn, CF amps making Phoomfp Phoomfp sounds

Are these Carverfest amps or are the the new production models just released by Bob. I thought I remember seeing where you traded up.
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Post Wed Sep 05, 2012 5:17 pm

Re: Damn, CF amps making Phoomfp Phoomfp sounds

hewlew1 wrote:Are these Carverfest amps or are the the new production models just released by Bob. I thought I remember seeing where you traded up.



He traded the stainless steel pair up. He still has the first two I built....for now...
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Post Wed Sep 05, 2012 8:21 pm

Re: Damn, CF amps making Phoomfp Phoomfp sounds

I would start with the power supply circuit.
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