iLoud MTM high pitched hiss (louder on one monitor)

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Re: iLoud MTM high pitched hiss (louder on one monitor)

Postby gsilbers1 » Wed Oct 27, 2021 11:02 pm

Peter_IK wrote:
gsilbers1 wrote:got these like 3 weeks ago and this high pitch noise just started. its intermitent and sporadic.

very annoying.

is there a link for the firmware. does it work?

dont wanna play return the bad prodcut russian rulette if it keeps happening.

You should see a link to the firmware updaters in your IK User Area / IK Product Manager. If you need further assistance with any issue IK Support can assist you directly as the users, mods, and admins of this forum won't be able to assist as deeply with what you can do to resolve any issue,


I just did the firmware upgrade.

didnt work. [mod redacted - the rest was unnecessary, also please review the rules before posting]
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Re: iLoud MTM high pitched hiss (louder on one monitor)

Postby zabzab » Thu Jan 13, 2022 6:14 pm

Sadly, I am here to confirm this issue.

Based in Belgium, purchased last month and having a high pitched hiss, regardless of any audio cable plugged in or not. Tried both XLR and TRS... Support said they would get back to me, but here I am more than a week after without response nor solution.

I love the speakers and would keep them without hiss, but as a recording musician, the ringing noise is unbearable.
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Re: iLoud MTM high pitched hiss (louder on one monitor)

Postby cwijers » Fri Jan 14, 2022 4:45 am

Same here. Have received two replacements with the same problem.
Still no solution and another month no response from support.
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Re: iLoud MTM high pitched hiss (louder on one monitor)

Postby PPPPmusic1 » Tue Feb 22, 2022 5:30 pm

If you review the rest of the the thread the problem occurs when running the speakers higher than 110V. I can confirm that my MTM in North America do not have any audible hissing/whining when turned on. Others have fixed it with a voltage step down transformer which runs the speakers at 110V, the voltage used in North America.
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Re: iLoud MTM high pitched hiss (louder on one monitor)

Postby XavierSwafford333 » Sat Apr 16, 2022 10:06 pm

I’m having the same problem. High pitched noise in 1 speaker even with no cable plugged in and regardless of what settings the back buttons are set to.
I’ve done the latest firmware update and noise is still there.
Bought them new directly from ik via Amazon but unfortunately I didn’t notice until I started using them as my main monitors, past return date.
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Re: iLoud MTM high pitched hiss (louder on one monitor)

Postby Peter_IK » Mon Apr 18, 2022 1:55 am

XavierSwafford333 wrote:I’m having the same problem. High pitched noise in 1 speaker even with no cable plugged in and regardless of what settings the back buttons are set to.
I’ve done the latest firmware update and noise is still there.
Bought them new directly from ik via Amazon but unfortunately I didn’t notice until I started using them as my main monitors, past return date.

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Re: iLoud MTM high pitched hiss (louder on one monitor)

Postby daslicht » Thu May 12, 2022 12:43 pm

Does the issue still persist, or is it meanwhile solved and save to buy
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Re: iLoud MTM high pitched hiss (louder on one monitor)

Postby XavierSwafford333 » Thu May 12, 2022 11:22 pm

Problem went away on it’s on and seems fine now
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Re: iLoud MTM high pitched hiss (louder on one monitor)

Postby daslicht » Sat May 14, 2022 8:46 am

I just received a pair of brand new sealed iLoud MTM white.

Both have that annoying chirp issue.

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https://hearthis.at/ansolas/turning-on- ... a-mtm/R3u/
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Re: iLoud MTM high pitched hiss (louder on one monitor)

Postby daslicht » Sun May 15, 2022 2:26 pm

XavierSwafford333 wrote:Problem went away on it’s on and seems fine now

Where are you located ? Do you drive thenm with 220V ? or 110V

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I tried them using a 220V to 110V converter and the noise is gone!
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Re: iLoud MTM high pitched hiss (louder on one monitor)

Postby daslicht » Wed May 18, 2022 5:12 pm

IK Multimedia Support told me that the latest batch are dramatically improved and the coil while should be no longer an issue.

Anyone running this latest batch @ 220V without that coil whine ?
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