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Subject: Re: spike problem
From: Larry Cochrane lcochrane@..............
Date: Sun, 04 Jun 2006 12:46:10 -0700
The electronic parts inside the sensor are resistors used for damping. They are not
capacitors. The resistors should not be removed.
Redwood City, PSN
Jón Frímann wrote:
>> Did you connect up the shield (screen) of the cable to the ground of the Amp/Filter
> The two colored wire is connected to the amp board properly, the same
> goes for the single colored one. This happens also with a cat-5 cable
> that is not screened, I was using that before I got screened cable. The
> sheld it self is not connected to anything, since I can't connect it to
> the ground, at least I don't know how to connect it to the ground. Since
> I don't see any connection for it. I know that the problem is not in the
> amp board. There are capacitors inside the geophone, I think that thease
> are capacitors. I can ground the shield of the cat-5 cable. If I get
> some instructions on how to do it. I can also replace the capacitors if
> I know what to buy and how to replace them. I know about good electronic
> store in Iceland that sells this type of items.
> This spike problem has been getting worse since I got the geophone, it
> was not there in the early start. In the past 2 months it has been
> getting really bad.
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