I was merely saying that you need to block any dc as it may be that such
signals might be piggy backed onto the audio cables, so really all one
would need was say a 0.1uf in series with the centre conductor just to be
safe so there is no chance of damaging the input of an external amp.
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I don't know about high end, but I'd expect any decent designer would employ
a DC blocking cap. If you don't, the DC voltage may cause the amplifiers to
go into saturation and start clipping - which would do horrible things to
Unless it's so high end that making your own blocking caps out of unicorn
humps is going to make a difference?
Until you get a fault on something feeding that amp and burn out your
I have a very sophisticated moving coil pickup preamp. Designed by Steward
Pinkerton. Balanced input. And even that isn't direct coupled throughout.
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