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Richard,

After looking online at this unit, it looks like the interface box is
not external, but fits in a 5.25 drive bay instead, with a ribbon cable
internally connecting that to the card inside. Ugly, very ugly way of
doing it. It appears to also be RCA's as connectors rather than balanced
I/O. 

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From: Association for Recorded Sound Discussion List
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Sent: Thursday, September 15, 2005 4:33 PM
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Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] Reducing soundcard/circuit noise

Sounds close to a broken shield/ground between the card and the I/O box
- but that's a guess. If you move the box around while recording, what
happens?

Cheers,

Richard

At 01:59 AM 9/16/2005, you wrote:
>Dear Rod, Mike, Lou, Richard, Joe, etc.
>
>Thank you very much for your advice!
>
>I've disconnected the monitor and recorded "silence", but the buzz 
>(like a shaver) was still present.  I've removed the I/O box from the 
>PC case and everything sounded much better.  One thinks of upgrading 
>one's system (in need of speed) just to encounter new problems slowing 
>you down again!

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