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RE: Phono Cable Shielding.

Yes, that would be fine. You might want to experiment by grounding the braided shields at the phono preamplifier end of the cables (not the TT end) to the phono preamp ground binding post. You can do this by soldering a drain wire to each braided shield at the phono preamp end of the cables, then secure them to the ground binding post of the phono preamp. Since a phono cartridge is a passive device, grounding the drain wires at the phono preamp end is a better method. However, if hum is still an issue, try soldering the braided shields to the rca connector grounds at the phono preamp end of the cables. Cover the braided shields with Techflex sleeving to protect the stranded wires of the exposed braided shields.


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