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 #116084  by Smolder
 Sat Jul 14, 2012 6:55 am
waldo041 wrote:fact is, you only need 1 earth ground within your rig and anymore is only providing a second path that can and usually does create a hum. if you are wanting to ensure you do not get lit up by the mic, a continuity tester with one probe on the ground pin(pin 1= earth pin) of the mic cable and one to your ground pin of your rigs outlet usually will tell you if you have the potential of getting shocked.

~waldo
very much appreciate the expertise here waldo. i think i'll keep my chassis' grounded. i haven't had a ground loop hum problem I couldn't solve on the front end. most of the time i play with two amps. as i get closer to a component rig i will reassess.