« Last post by DeeRusche on November 28, 2014, 03:27:01 pm »
Hey ladies and gents,
so I'm thinking I have a ground loop problem via my Minibrute.
I'll say first that only these three things are plugged in and I'm using headphones only (though noise still present when through speakers). My set up is Windows vista laptop connected via usb to Behringer Xenyx Q1202USB mixer and Minibrute connected via USB. I have a slight but high whine coming out from the mixer from the minibrute channel when turned up (in fact even when volume of minibrute is turned to 0). If I go direct into the brute with phones I don't get it... or if I disconnect the brute usb to the computer and listen to brute direct via the mixer. Unfortunately I can't remove the laptop power as the battery is broken and would die. All the power leads are double insulated and I have tried them in one power socket and also coming from two sockets in various formations.
If I have the laptop and mixer or mixer and brute on it's own no whine so I'm not sure how or where to break the problem in a simple manner. Could it also be a problem with my Asio connection, usb connections or is it the brute itself connecting the loop? Is it a case of computer can't handle the two usbs somehow?
Annoying me and already losing a few days work over this. Cheers for any help, first timer on here.