anyone had this before?

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  1. freakshow

    freakshow Member

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    so i bought some new mixing headphones from some place or other... called q-bomb or something... and when i plug them into my mixer (it has to be turned on) it somehow picks up flite fm through them. Now, it is very, very quiet, almost like a whisper, and if i turn the gain up on the mixer it gets louder. but, if i turn the gain completely down, to 0 it still comes through.

    Can anybody tell me wtf please?
     
  2. danwell

    danwell BAAAAAAAAAAAAABE WAIT

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    That's odd mate, is your mixer plugged into a stereo?
     
  3. Kenneth4Eva

    Kenneth4Eva Let's Breed

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    sounds like aids
     
  4. freakshow

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    it's not. my mixer plugs into my pc, which in turn plugs into my stereo. nothing goes into my mixer apart from my decks. it's frickin' weird. and there's no way to stop it. obviously its so quiet that when i put a record on and am mixing it can't be heard over that record. But it's there nonetheless. so clear i heard an mc say it was flite fm (apparently, a mostly garage station, though i used to know people who mixed on there over 10 years ago when it was garage/dnb/hardcore etc)

    i really dont get it. and its always the same station! wtff?
     
  5. ThePapa

    ThePapa Suffragette City..

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    You must live very near to their transmitter imo.
     
  6. freakshow

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    i guess that makes sense.. i must have bought so weird headphones to pick up a nearby station though when simply plugged into an active mixer... i guess headphones in general do function in a way to receive a signal. still weird though lol
     
  7. freakshow

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    i tracked down their fb page and apparently i live nowhere near them anymore. so it's still a mystery... :S
     
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    muzzadj POW!

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    haha this is brilliant.. awful, but brilliant.

    what the fuck?!
     
  9. freakshow

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    seriously, i have no idea. im listening to records right now, but am too old to piss off neighbours, so i listen through my headphones. everytime i change a record i can hear them playing garage through my headphones. it sounds a few decibels higher than the tinny sound a needle makes when playing a record... i really have no idea. lol
     
  10. $marty

    $marty Dexcell Staff Member

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    Well there's your problem M8y
     
  11. freakshow

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    so if i stopped seeing dead people = profit?
     
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    $marty Dexcell Staff Member

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    You forgot phase 2: ????
    Then profit.
     
  13. freakshow

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    its been a while since i memed.... the shame! :'(
     
  14. Catsel

    Catsel Well-Known Dismember

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    live wire to close to speaker wire.

    dodgy house.

    condem.
     
  15. sam the dnb man

    sam the dnb man Variation

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    Needles can pick up fm signals I think. Maybe am as well as they tend to diffract around surfaces thus they travel further
     
  16. sam the dnb man

    sam the dnb man Variation

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    Unbalanced cable are susceptible to interference. Especially when the signal has to travel a long distance.
     
  17. Smickus

    Smickus Active Member

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    definitely schizo
     
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    Dugg Funnie Well-Known Member

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    This thread is now about superior methods of bacon preparation:

     
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  19. Hombre-J

    Hombre-J Currently Ballsacked

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    I think what most likely happened is that the speakers were made when someone was listening to Flite FM, the sound leaked into them and stored up over the hours.

    Then suddenly a ghost.

    Then problem.
     
  20. Rusket

    Rusket Mix an blend

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    superior? Never understood why people would put maple syrup/sugar on bacon, its quite obviously a savoury food. Bit like pineapple on pizza.
     
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