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Re: Star Grounding Example

6/2/2000 10:36 PM
Peter S
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Re: Star Grounding Example
Dave,  
The brass plate is actually a ground bus.....its the same thing as using the chassis except that brass is a better conductor than steel. The seemingly random grounds on Fenders are actually spots that were chosen after much painstaking prototyping. If you look at the way Fenders are grounded, the principle of keeping the low current circuits at the far end of the amp away from the PT and the heavy currents such as the first filter cap and the PTCT next to the PT are used in these amps much the same way as in an amp that is star grounded.  
PS