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Nisbeth 22nd January 2011 09:38 PM

Best cable configuration?
If I want to build RCA-cables out of wire with two wires and a shield, should I then parallel the two inner wires (for a "coax" configuration) or use both one of the inner wires and the shield for ground (for a "shielded twisted-pair" configuration)? Assume that each of the inner wires are thick enough to carry the signal on their own.


pinkmouse 22nd January 2011 10:37 PM

Standard in pro-audio is to use the cores for signal and ground, and connect the shield at just one end.

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