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Re: Wah Wah Hum Solution?

2/11/2001 6:40 PM
Bryan Re: Wah Wah Hum Solution?
My Vox Picks up the radio. I think its because of the neon lights in the jam space + we trip the breaker ever time we jam (crappy wiring).  
Here's what I did:  
I cracked of one of those alumium square cases from an old tv that goes around the inductors and cut it down to fit over the wah inductor. At first I solder it in place where six holes are next to the inductor but if the homemade case touches the back plate you ground the inductor and the wah will cut out. Instead I put double sided tape on the top of the inductor (so it was not connected to the circuit board) and fixed the cap on that way. It helped a bit.  
What I don't under stand is alumium doesn't provide sheilding? I'm assuming it was alumium cause it was easy to bend and had a dull finish.
2/11/2001 10:58 PM

Could have been tin, it's very easy to bend and solder. Aluminium doesn't solder  
2/12/2001 2:20 AM
Definitely Aluminium. Thats why it was so hard to solder. Cool, I didn't know that.
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