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Re: Reel to Reel Storage Practices

Postby greg on Tue Aug 09, 2016 5:09 pm

AC power outlets and chords should have no radiating magnetic field. If wired properly, the hot and neutral wires will have equal and opposite polarity magnetic fields that will cancel each other out.
So in theory, things should be safe. Knowing this, I still get the willies when I see some high powered cabling around tapes. Nothing's perfect all the time...
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Re: Reel to Reel Storage Practices

Postby eliya on Wed Aug 10, 2016 2:49 pm

Duh! Of course! I'm a dummy. Thanks Greg.

greg wrote: Knowing this, I still get the willies when I see some high powered cabling around tapes.


What do you consider as high powered cabling?
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Re: Reel to Reel Storage Practices

Postby greg on Mon Aug 15, 2016 3:34 pm

Anything drawing more than 5 amps... Like I said, it should all be fine. The things that are powered by them might have a bigger magnetic field that the cables.

eliya wrote:Duh! Of course! I'm a dummy. Thanks Greg.

greg wrote: Knowing this, I still get the willies when I see some high powered cabling around tapes.


What do you consider as high powered cabling?
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