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Coaxial Cable with Screw on BNC for word clock?
Old 15th December 2010
  #1
Coaxial Cable with Screw on BNC for word clock?

Searched all over here and couldn't find an answer.

I need a word clock cable for a converter i'm borrowing for two weeks. Just to mix one record.

I went to a local electronics store and picked up a 2 foot 75 ohm RG-6U coaxial cable, and then screwed on 2 BNC connectors on either end.

I know it is the correct cable, but is there a loss in quality (or an increase in jitter) caused by using the screw on BNC connectors?

I don't want to take a chance of sacrificing quality....

thanks
Danny
Old 16th December 2010
  #2


That's the beauty of word clock - it's a steady state signal. There is no increased jitter from "bad" connections unless they actually let in more noise or have an intermittent connection problem.



-tINY

Old 16th December 2010
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Old 16th December 2010
  #4
Thanks tINY, you just set my mind at ease.
Old 16th December 2010
  #5
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Like Tiny sayz!

I've been using those adapters on a Z Systems Detangler (as per their instructions) for probably 12 years with zero issues.
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