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Carver C11 preamp problem

I have a Carver Preamp that is about 20 years old. It works fine except when left on for an extended period of time it makes a popping sound through the output stage.

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I found out through the Carver Audio forums that metal shavings inside the case are an issue with this unit. So I used an achohol based spray and cleaned the switchs and the circuit board, (there was a fair amount of shavings found). It has been running for 14 hours with no problems.

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