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ground control to Major Hum (OT, sorta...)
gentleLoopers, your advise please (and god help me, i'm in for it
i am using a performance rig chock-a-block with typical performace rig
componants and connections. scads o stomp boxes, and all typical tip/ring
except for one componant, the last thing in the chain - a dbx 160A
compresser that wants (ideally) balanced input/output (i'm using
the 1/4 inch jacks). now, sometimes i get hum from this unit and have to
lift the ground on the overall ac, which i sorta hate doing, but, hell,
when ya gotta go...
in anyone's estimatiion, should i be using TRS connectors even tho i have
no balanced lines anywhere else in the rig? somehow that just doesn't
seem right to me, but....
i think there's a chance that polarity flakiness in the building i'm
located in may have something to do with this - but you can usually file
that with "grasping at straws" and "the dog ate my
more information on a setup that would make rube goldberg proud can be
thanking you for your expertise & indulgence, and you can reply
off-list if it seems too non-loop.