Shorted plugs?

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Offline STURMJ

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on: October 24, 2009, 10:08:50 AM
Do you suggest shorting unused jacks with your products? I assume there may be a problem with selecting the shorted jacks accidentally from the source selector. But I have read that there may be some advantage to doing this to cut stray noise.  Not having a problem but wondering.  thanks!

Online Paul Joppa

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Reply #1 on: October 24, 2009, 01:26:50 PM
We recommend shorting plugs when measuring voltages, and especially noise voltages.

There is no problem with selecting a shorted input, I don't think any of us has ever recommended for or against them.

Paul Joppa