Guitar or Computer's Picking up Radio

Discussion in 'Digital Audio' started by Amerikhastan, Sep 15, 2007.

  1. Amerikhastan macrumors newbie

    Aug 31, 2007
    Ok, so when I'm using garageband and i have my guitar plugged into my iMac i can hear faintly but audibly hear in the background, music. Now it stops as soon as i turn down the volume on my guitar so I'm thinking that it's picking up radio. So does anyone know how i can get rid of it?
  2. zimv20 macrumors 601


    Jul 18, 2002
    try a guitar cable with better shielding. but that's no guarantee.
  3. ausdave macrumors member


    Aug 28, 2007
    Also try using a different length cable (shorter is generally better), but changing the length should alter the radio frequency that the cable picks up.

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