Sonzera 20 buzz

Discussion in 'Amplifiers' started by Jim Cerio, Oct 16, 2017.

  1. Jim Cerio

    Jim Cerio New Member

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    I bought a Sonzera 20 a few weeks ago. Sou ds amazing. So I plug i to it at home 1st day and dial it in. Use it at a gig that night. No problem. It sits for a,seek and I bring out to a gig. Clean channel hums so loud that the sou d guy shuts me off between songs. I have surgery so i dont get a chance to play with it until yesterday. Unbeleivable hum in the clean channel. I try a Humx and gound lift no change. Take it back to the store, no problem. I get a tripp lite iso bar back at my house and it still buzzes. My Blues Junior, my home made plexi dont buzz at all.
    Tomorrow since i am still recovering i am bringing my so to carry my blues junior and my Sonzera to like 10 different places and record if it buzzes or not. If it does I am going to want PRS to fix it or refund it.
    Anyone else have problems with these amps?
     
  2. LSchefman

    LSchefman Hears Tones

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    Could be a bad tube, but you should contact PRS customer service. PRS will take care of it. They’re great to deal with.

    Incidentally, service issue posts are against the forum rules.
     
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  3. shinksma

    shinksma What? I get a title?

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    This thread in a parallel sub-forum indicates that a non-zero number of folks have had similar issues, likely with tubes:

    https://forums.prsguitars.com/threads/sonzera-20-noise-hiss.24304/

    If you can exchange it for another, that might be the best solution. It is possible you just have a loose tube or a dirty contact on the tube, which is why it worked fine at the store, seemingly randomly - the tube happened to be making good contact. So might not need new tubes, just a re-seating.
     
  4. Jim Cerio

    Jim Cerio New Member

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    So far so good. My deelalwr is working with me and I am confident it will be resolved.
     
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  5. Tim foshee

    Tim foshee Fosheti

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    Did it get resolved? I have issues with mine as well
     

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