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Grounding Boxes

Unread post by Dr Bunsen Honeydew » Tue Dec 04, 2018 7:06 pm

Can anyone tell me what this load of :Bllocks: is about.

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Unread post by Latteman » Tue Dec 04, 2018 8:08 pm

Burying your amp ‘green’ when it dies😂
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Unread post by keepitsimplestupid » Tue Dec 04, 2018 8:11 pm

it's about separating the gullible from their money

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Unread post by Zathras_ » Wed Dec 05, 2018 1:34 am

^^^ This. Zathras reads the all encompassing snake oil sales man MrTonyC of incoherent ‘I’m in it for the money’ sounds has a wooden box for sale. Zathras reads it can lower the ‘noise floor’....really? Measurements please tel Zathras more....

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Unread post by guydarryl » Wed Dec 05, 2018 2:07 am

to put it in to context:

https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B00FQMOATO/ ... 3a180d3c63

this one comes with something to make your system sound better - guaranteed !
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Re: Grounding Boxes

Unread post by Welder » Wed Dec 05, 2018 10:53 am

Five Grand for a grounding box...sure, I'll take a couple.
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Unread post by _D_S_J_R_ » Wed Dec 05, 2018 12:21 pm

The alcoholic refreshment will do nicely thank you. Otherwise, nothing in these mineral loaded boxes a couple of cheapo clip-on ferrites probably wouldn't cure.

I think Coherent sell something slightly different, basically a metal plate acting as a central earth connection point which is mounted on a box, but I could be mistaken here.

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Unread post by Latteman » Wed Dec 05, 2018 5:19 pm

Would black pepper & paprika work ?

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Unread post by Dr Bunsen Honeydew » Wed Dec 05, 2018 5:23 pm

_D_S_J_R_ wrote:
Wed Dec 05, 2018 12:21 pm
The alcoholic refreshment will do nicely thank you. Otherwise, nothing in these mineral loaded boxes a couple of cheapo clip-on ferrites probably wouldn't cure.

I think Coherent sell something slightly different, basically a metal plate acting as a central earth connection point which is mounted on a box, but I could be mistaken here.
So are you saying they work or what are you saying, can you justify any of the bullshit they are saying.

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Re: Grounding Boxes

Unread post by _D_S_J_R_ » Wed Dec 05, 2018 7:40 pm

I'm saying that for me, clip-on ferrites work well on some of the gear I have here and when I used to play with such stuff, beyond one or two on the same cable, nothing further happens. These add-on grounding boxes surely can't be doing much more, magic powder or not - in my opinion, but of course a typical far eastern audiophile often seems to lap this kind of thing up and the more costly they are, the greater the perceived effect it seems.

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