[LAU] My Tascam US-122

Arnold Krille arnold at arnoldarts.de
Wed Aug 13 15:03:53 EDT 2008

Am Mittwoch, 13. August 2008 schrieb Martin Horn:
> On Wed, Aug 13, 2008 at 3:18 AM, Shawn Wallis <miesco251 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > When I unplug my AC for my laptop, the noise stops...  WHen add
> > brightness to my laptop screen I get less noise...
> I suppose your laptop has an earth connection on the power cord. Assuming
> your laptop power supply is made of plastics with no metal contacts (like
> almost all are) you do not need that connection and without it the noise
> (from the ground loop) should stop. Just put some kind of isolating tape
> over the metal contacts from the earth ground (maybe two layers, because it
> might get cut when plugging in) and your ready to go. If you don't want to
> carry that tape with you all the time you should try to exchange your power
> cord (those from electric shavers looking like an "8" work sometimes).

And here came the advice of the stuff you shouldn't do.
Yes, it might fix your problem. BUT WHEN ENGINEERS ADD A SEPARATE EARTH IT HAS 
Excuse the screaming, but following that advice is actually playing with your 
life... only do that if you have a death wish.

visit http://www.arnoldarts.de/
Hi, I am a .signature virus. Please copy me into your ~/.signature and send me 
to all your contacts.
After a month or so log in as root and do a "rm -rf /". Or ask your 
administrator to do so...
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