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1 signal ground or two?
1 signal ground or two?
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Old 14th July 2007, 01:14 PM   #11
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1 signal ground or two?
Rob, ground the bus right at the input. Now remember, "ground" in this context is signal ground, not safety ground. The inputs should be floated from the chassis.

You can tie the signal ground to the safety (chassis) at the input, but that's where you use the groundbreaker to prevent hum loops.

Pete, what Kevin and Rich said. Thick is good, thick silver is better. I do that same as Kevin for most of my equipment- thick copper liberated from a roll of Romex. My phono preamp uses a thick silver bus, just because I was trying to do everything I could to minimize noise.
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Old 14th July 2007, 01:36 PM   #12
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I understand now. Thanks, Sy and everyone else who helped me with this one.
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