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Re: [ARSCLIST] Aren't recordings original sources?
Tom, I assume it's foil connected to the chassis neutral connection. I've
never taken one apart but it's a standard electrical supply house part. For
all I know a change in capacitance is what causes the audible changes. I've
never known anybody who wasn't highly skeptical about this, especially folks
who've paid big bucks for a power cord!
It would cost a lot of money to research and prove anything not to mention
the fact that it is a moving target because of variations in building
wiring. Folks will probably just need to keep on arguing until somebody's
got a spare $100,000 they are willing to waste on trying to make a point.
Bob Olhsson Audio Mastery, Nashville TN
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From: Association for Recorded Sound Discussion List
[mailto:ARSCLIST@xxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Tom Fine
Sent: Friday, October 17, 2008 9:28 AM
Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] Aren't recordings original sources?
Bob, are you talking about a power cord with a foil shield like a standard
audio cable? I thought UL
or some other standards body wants a solid green-wire, same gauge as the two
conductors. Is the
shield a separate wire? Is it connected to the greenwire ground? What are
you sheilding, fuzz from
coming off the power conductors or fuzz from coming in from the outside?
-- Tom Fine