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WHICH END should I ground?

By Bill Whitlock | Oct 01, 2000

When I teach my "Grounding and Interfacing" seminars and deal with cables in balanced line level interconnections, I find that students frequently ask which end they should ground. It is a rather...

CRIMP CONNECTORS: not your style?

By Glen Ballou | May 01, 1999

You should solder all connectors, right? No, not necessarily. It is oftenbetter to use a mechanical connection only. Think of the cold solder jointsyou have seen in the past and how you wished that...

DESIGNER CABLES: a critical look

By Bill Whitlock | Aug 01, 1998

Designer interconnects for audio have, in many ways, become something of acult industry in recent years. Many golden ear audiophiles claim to hearaudible differences between ordinary cables and...


By Peter H. Putman | Aug 01, 1998

Video cable is kind of like Rodney Dangerfield. It doesn't get any respect,or very little when it does. Cable is always the low man on the totem polein an installation, behind those wonderful video...

Association News

By Svc Staff | Apr 01, 1998

The American Society for Industrial Security (ASIS) International has movedits headquarters to 1625 Prince Street, Alexandria, VA 22314; phone:703-519-6200; fax: 703-519-6299. The organization has...


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