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Re: [Amps] The Pin One Problem

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Subject: Re: [Amps] The Pin One Problem
From: "Peter Voelpel" <>
Date: Thu, 6 Jun 2013 23:22:00 +0200
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There is not much ham gear on the market with a pin 1.
And in consumer audio equipment it is rather RCA then XLR.


-----Original Message-----
From: Amps [] On Behalf Of Jim Brown

Actually, it is a problem built into equipment by a designer/manufacturer
who fails to terminate a cable shield for external wiring to the shielding
enclosure, but instead to interior wiring (usually a circuit trace). The
most common way this happens is that connectors are mounted to the circuit
board, not to the shielding enclosure. This manufacturing defect is nearly
universal in consumer electronics of all sorts, in nearly all ham gear
(except antenna connectors), in most semi-pro audio and video gear.  I still
see Pin One Problems on the exhibit floor of audio and video trade shows.

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