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Old 16th February 2020
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Originally Posted by forestcreature View Post
Great! I'm sure they are buffered.

Is there any issue with the meter input not seeing the signal grounds of either the source or the monitor controller input? And actually the monitor controller input won't see the signal ground of anything that's normalled to it as opposed to patched in.
Your post talked about signal pair and ground, implying a fully balanced system. In that case, lifting the ground shouldn’t affect signal or metering.
Some believe that all grounds should tie together anyway, and there’s a good chance many of them will link through rack rails and Edison ground.
But except for the case of phantom mics , ground is irrelevant to true balanced wiring.