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SV: Down to earth in Germany

 Lon at NVISION wrote;

>I would offer a small refinement to an otherwise excellent presentation.  
>Rather than merely holding back the shield at one end of the audio cable, it 
>is even better yet to take that end to ground through a small capacitor.  The 
>capacitor prevents a ground loop, yet provides a short path to ground for 
>interference such as RF.  Sometimes it is a little better to shunt off 
>interference by the shortest path, rather than running it all the way back 
>down the shield to the distal end.  By the way, in this era of 24-bit audio, 
>a noise floor just 100db down is not necessarily adequate anymore.

Typically a bipolar 1nF or less would  do, no?

/mike reichel

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