Originally Posted by SME
So to ensure I have enough headroom I have to run my MBMs with gain at around 1 oclock.
At that gain level, I have a bit of hum, but it's not audible unless the room is dead quiet or I put my head up to it.
As you can see, I only use an AVR. My MBM starts humming at 11-ish with or without the cable. Same symptom with my sub but at lower level, past 9. Yes, with both, I need to place my ear next to them and the "cave" is dead quiet.
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