Shielding on Wire

Discussion in 'Archived Threads 2001-2004' started by Bob_M, Dec 10, 2001.

  1. Bob_M

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    Hi All,

    Just curious, why do inter-connects need shielding where speaker cables do not not?

    Thanks Bob
     
  2. Wayne A. Pflughaupt

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    Because they are low-level, low-voltage (milli-volt) signals and as such are easily susceptible to EMI (electro-magnetic interference). Amplifier outputs are hi-level, (comparatively) high voltage. Any interference picked up at that point is too low a level to matter.

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