AC Hum problem
Sun Apr 6 01:51:37 EDT 2008
Try running an extension cord from the outlets (into which computer is
plugged) to your stereo and run the stereo on that. It could eliminate
a ground loop because all the equipment is plugged into the same circuit.
A. Joseph Ross wrote:
> Maybe some techies out there can help me with this.
> I got a new car radio awhile back, which has a CD player, rather than
> a tape player. So I decided to record some of my tapes into my
> computer and put them onto CDs. I got a long patch cord that runs
> from my stereo in the livingroom into my computer in the study, and
> it worked fine last time I used it.
> This time, as soon as I connected the patch cord, there was a loud AC
> hum from the computer. I haven't been able to get rid of it. It's
> there as long as the stereo is connected to the computer sound card.
> Even if the stereo is turned off.
> Anyone have any ideas what's going on and what I can do about it?
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