[sdiy] Who apart from me things the whole MIDI board needs replacing ?

cheater cheater cheater00social at gmail.com
Wed Jan 26 05:35:37 CET 2022


Yes. Of course, that works until there are supply issues and someone
in your sourcing department decides that another cable is
"equivalent",

On Wed, Jan 26, 2022 at 4:44 AM Mike Beauchamp <list at mikebeauchamp.com> wrote:
>
> On 1/25/22 10:31 PM, Brian Willoughby wrote:
> > I brought this up with designers before, and someone claimed that it's easy to select panel-mount 1/8" jacks that are electrically isolated from the panel. Of course, that works until there are supply issues and someone in your sourcing department decides that another panel-mount 1/8" jack is "equivalent" ... except that it's no longer isolated.
> >
> > I prefer the DIN where the shield and ground are separate from each other *and* separate from the MIDI signaling. That makes it *much* easier to ensure against ground loops.
>
> I've never used 3.5mm midi. .but could this problem be "solved" with a
> custom cable where the shield doesn't connect at one of the ends?
>
> Mike
>
>
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