Insulating interconnects

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  1. deaf cat

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    Hiya,

    Have been trying Nordost interconnects between pre and power but seem to get a hummmmm only when the Nordosts are pluged in.

    Nordost suggested wrapping the cable in tin foil, but for some reason the hummm got louder?? :confused:

    Any ideas, I have plenty of plumbing PTFE tape :rolleyes: but as the cables are borrowed I am a bit worried in winding loadsa PTFE tape around them and then spending hours and hours trying to get the tape back off. :rolleyes:

    Look forward to hearing any thoughts.
     
  2. Reiner

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    Sounds like a ground loop - can you remove the shield from one connector of each cable?

    Actually first I would try another (cheap) pair of cables - if it still hums disconnect the shield as stated above. At least that way you won't damage the expensive cables if it doesn't work ...
     

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