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    Another ground boxes' competitor ?


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    Well if all three terminals are connected inside the box, then it actually does something.

    The basic definition for 'ground' is:
    A common reference point.

    And while there are better, cheaper ways of doing this, this box could act as a common reference point.
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    Nordostís patented Micro Mono-Filament technology, combined with extruded FEP insulation, and constructed with a 16 AWG, silver-plated OFC, solid core conductor. The QKORE Wire can be terminated with the following connectors: spade, banana, male-XLR, female-XLR, BNC and RCA (further termination options available).
    Another product that is faulty in it's design and to implement correctly would cost a fortune. A 16 awg wire is like pissing in a ocean of noise. IMHO and my experiments.
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    Quote Originally Posted by RogerD View Post
    Another product that is faulty in it's design and to implement correctly would cost a fortune. A 16 awg wire is like pissing in a ocean of noise. IMHO and my experiments.
    Did you read the Nordost literature?
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    Well flat copper braid or strap is much better than round 16AWG wire.
    Connecting to incorrectly wired XLR or RCA chassis jacks (receptacles) is an invitation for noise and interference.
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    Quote Originally Posted by microstrip View Post
    Did you read the Nordost literature?
    I hope that it's better written than the Mono and Stereo blog.

    Is there a Nordost link?
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    So what is in the box?
    Please don't say, a secret mineral.
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    Quote Originally Posted by caliaripaolo View Post
    Interesting. They seem like they are a bit more expensive than say, the Entreq boxes. But it is good to see companies embracing this as it gives us more choice as consumers.

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    competitors? here another one...

    Quote Originally Posted by Fiddle Faddle View Post
    Interesting. They seem like they are a bit more expensive than say, the Entreq boxes. But it is good to see companies embracing this as it gives us more choice as consumers.
    Just for information... also in Italy since 2016 we have another similar product.
    here's a link to the manufacturer website.
    https://www.faberpower.com/
    Not cheap (the manufacturer told me about 5K Euros...) nevertheless sligtly cheaper than Entreq or Tripoint.
    I don't have tried it already; probably I'll test it at the end of the year; my system will require other care and improvement first.
    Neverthless I know very well this brand since I do have in my system their top level signal and AC power cables; they have an high reputation in Italy, especially the AC power cables.
    my two cents
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    Quote Originally Posted by RogerD View Post
    Another product that is faulty in it's design and to implement correctly would cost a fortune. A 16 awg wire is like pissing in a ocean of noise. IMHO and my experiments.
    Yup, as long as V=IR holds true reducing R in the context of grounding reduces V. It's pretty simple yet few seem to get it.

    The 16g round wire is one of the worst possible choices for a ground wire. It would be far better if it were both lower gauge and made of a litz wire or braided strap.

    I'd bet carbon and piezo minerals are in the box like the others.

    These high priced grounding boxes are ridiculous, I need to make my own and sell them for reasonable prices like my cables. And they will have proper ground cables.
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