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HumDinger

£109.00 (Inc. VAT)
£90.83 (Ex. VAT)
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The GigRig Humdinger

Split your signal, correct phase & kill hum.

Great for DI, reamping, wet/dry and plenty more besides.

The Humdinger was designed to eliminate earth loops in audio equipment by isolating the second output with a high quality audio transformer. Earth loops are a common complaint. As soon as the ground on your gear has more than one main route to earth, you have the potential for an earth loop. The best and safest way to get rid of an earth loop is to isolate the ground that is causing the hum. 

Using the Humdinger to get rid of earth loops is easy. If you use 2 amps all you need to do is stick the HumDinger at the end of your effects chain. Your main (buffered) output goes to one amp and the isolated output goes to the other. Your earth is consistent through the main output but isolated through the isolated output. 

Using a mains powered effects pedal, simply place the HumDinger in the chain after the mains powered effect. The Mains powered effect is your main ground and the ground from the amp is isolated.

Technical

POWER - 9V / 100mA
CURRENT DRAW - 100mA
OUTPUTS - 1 x buffered, 1 x transformer isolated/phase reversible 
DIMENSIONS - 5.2cm x 2.6cm x 10.2cm / 2.05" x 1.02" x 4.02"
WEIGHT - 0.25kg / 0.6lbs

The GigRig warrants the product to be free from defects in material and workmanship for a period of 2 years from the original date of purchase. If the product fails within the warranty period, The GigRig will repair or, at our discretion, replace the product and cover the cost of return shipping to the original purchaser. This warranty covers defects in manufacturing discovered while using this product as recommended by The GigRig. This warranty does not cover loss or theft, nor does the coverage extend to damage caused by misuse, abuse, unauthorized modification, improper storage, lightning, or natural disasters. Damage caused by any of the above circumstances may result in a non-warranty repair fee. Legal: In the case of malfunction, the purchaser’s sole recourse shall be repair or replacement, as described in the preceding paragraphs. The GigRig will not be held liable to any party for damages that result from the failure of this product. Damages excluded include, but are not limited to, the following: lost profits, lost savings, damage to other equipment, and incidental or consequential damages arising from the use, or inability to use this product. In no event will The GigRig be liable for more than the amount of the purchase price, not to exceed the current retail price of the product. The GigRig disclaims any other warranties, express or implied. By using the product, the user accepts all terms herein.

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  • 5
    Works as advertised

    Posted by Sveinn Joelsson on 25th Aug 2020

    Rugged and small enough to fit under most slanted boards, I have a T-Rex tone trunk (the one which is 56 cm wide). Easy to use, just plug in your amps and use your ears select a phase setting.

  • 5
    Humdinger

    Posted by Stuart Trowbridge on 4th Jun 2020

    Wow!! As an avid follower of That Pedal Show I was intrigued by this device that allows you to play through two amps at the same time without any phase issues. I have a Marshall TSL 601 and a Fender Hot Rod Deluxe. For some time now the Marshall had languished at home as the music my band plays has veared more towards the punky poppy side of things but I have always loved that Marshall tone. Now I am able to blend both amplifiers and wow what a sound! Using both amps clean, not just reverb delay and modulation come alive but my drive pedals sound fuller and tonally more dynamic especially my OCD and tube screamer mini in combination. As well as the obligatory D&M Drive. Well done GigRig for another fantastic piece of kit. One day the G2 will be mine.....oh yes...it will be mine! For now though my rig with the humdinger is amazing and I can’t wait to get out and gig it again soon!

  • 5
    Humdinger

    Posted by Jerry Andrews on 12th May 2020

    Perfect. Allows me to output from my pedal chain into a vintage Nomad Axxeman preamp (solid state from the eighties) and a Mesa Boogie Quad preamp (tube of course) from the nineties.
    From these 2, they go into dual stereo inputs on my interface and then 2 stereo tracks on my DAW. This means that I can simultaneously record individual tracks from each of the preamps and either decide which I like the best, or keep them both blended together.
    The Humdinger prevents earth loops and keeps it all quiet.
    It's flippin' heavy which shows the quality of it. Typical Dan!!

  • 5
    Paul Moore

    Posted by Paul Moore on 17th Jan 2020

    Great piece of kit, excellent quality and works like a dream.

  • 5
    Works perfectly

    Posted by Tharshan Ruben Ravichandrarajan on 12th Dec 2019

    I replaced a buffer in the middle of my pedalboard, with the Humdinger. Nopw i have a wet-dry setup, and a buffered output like before. And it works like a charm. No hassle whatsoever. Beautiful.

  • 5
    Humdinger — Excellent

    Posted by Jamie Hill on 21st Oct 2019

    Used to split signal into Blues Junior IV and Victory Sheriff 22. Zero loss of tone and allows for for a super simple wet/dry rig; with no phase issues.

  • 5
    Humdinger

    Posted by Francisco Amorim on 25th Sep 2019

    I got it to setup a dry/wet rig, works perfectly. The small size is great to fit under any board. Shipping came super fast all the way to Brazil. I'm super satisfied with it.

  • 5
    Dings the Hum

    Posted by Iain Gorrie on 24th Aug 2019

    Very much enjoyed my first wet/dry rig experience thanks to the Humdinger. Really well built, great buffer and compact enough to fit on the underside of a mid-size Pedaltrain.