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fadi.heno
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velodyne electricity problem (help plz).

hello everybody i am new to this forum and wish to get some help from u audio experts ...
i purchased a velodyne CHT 12q subwoofer .
i noticed since i connected the sub to the amp that each time i touch the metal body of the amp when i am barefoot i get a strong electrical current throgh my fingers.
also this is the case each time i try to reach the on/off swich of the DAC which also connected to the amp. it is really strong current that i can't touch any metal thing connected to the amp including the amp itself.
this phenomen disappears each time i unplug the velodyne sub from electricity or when i am wearing shoes. !!
what is the problem? i am afraid the sub this way will damage the my amp or other components connected to it !
pleasee help with that , what is wrong with the sub?

my settings are , amp - TECHNICS sa-pg690, ARCAM rDAC, B&W 685, chord crimson plus interconnect and chord carnival silver screen.

thank you .

Kal Rubinson
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I would be more concerned

I would be more concerned about damage to you or anyone else!  Your description sounds to me like you have a "live" chassis and that is dangerous and unacceptable.  Contact Velodyne (the company) immediately; do not contact Velodyne (the sub).

fadi.heno
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why it dissapears with shoes?!

thanks for ur reply ...

but do u have explanation maybe , why all this electrical phenomen disappears as if it doesnt exist when i put shoes ...

it simply disappears and i dont feel anything but when again take off shoes it returns!

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Because the shoes insulate

Because the shoes insulate you from ground and open the current path.  Fix the sub before it fixes you.

Kal

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