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Thread: New JJ 5U4GB whines on warm up.

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    Senior Member melvin's Avatar
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    New JJ 5U4GB whines on warm up.

    Anybody else have experience with the 5U4 made by JJ making mechanical noise when warming up? I'm wondering if this is normal.

    I ask because one I got a couple of months ago would do it and it failed after about an hour. This next batch I just got all do it too.

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    Yeah I tried one a couple of months ago and it whined a bit and also buzzed/hummed/rattled a bit. I sent it back.

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