Tag Archive for: Grounding, Shielding and Power Distro
In this article I will discuss the role of grounding in keeping audio and other technical systems free of hum, buzz, and other unwanted noises.
In Part 1 I discussed grounding for safety. … Read more
Connecting computers into audio systems is one of those things that we are called upon to do more and more often these days. The obvious solution uses a cable with a mini-TRS on one … Read more
Shield Current Induced Noise – Jim Brown addresses the causes and some solutions.
In the last issue, we learned how current flowing on the shield of audio cables will be converted to voltage on the … Read more
This article addresses shield current induced noise caused by the imbalance in the magnetic coupling between the shield and the two signal conductors.
My last two columns have focused on pin 1 problems as an … Read more
The concept of the electric field may be hazy to some readers so we will begin by reviewing some fundamentals. I am assuming that everyone is familiar with the fact that electric charge exists in two … Read more
This is the fourth in a series of articles dealing with coaxial cables operating in the frequency span from direct current through the microwave region. The first article, which dealt only with currents, inductance, and magnetic … Read more
Point Source Field (Magnetic Field) – Dale Shirk addresses how magnetic interference gets into our audio circuits and how to keep it out.
We’ve all learned about electromagnets and magnetism generating current in … Read more
This article addresses this question, “What are the effects of electromagnetic interference EMI on various types of audio wire?”
Hum and buzz pickup is a common problem for audio systems. SynAudCon Hum and Buzz … Read more