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Old 29th September 2017
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Originally Posted by Bushman View Post
The preamp is an active device. It does generate (make) noise. In use, we try to minimize hearing whatever noise it makes. The only times a preamp doesn't make noise is when it is turned all the way down or the power is off.
I know it is a semantic thing, but people will find the no-noise preamp on a shelf next to the perpetual motion machine.
If you're hearing noise, you need to look into your signal chain.