Garrard earthing

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david C
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am I right in thinking it's better to ground the t/t on a separate path rather than grounding it with the tonearm ground?
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Hi David,

I ground 401 chassis to earth direct on mains and it works. I've not tried the tone arm route and would expect it to be the less best option.

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thanks Greg,
I've always connected the t/t earth to the tonearm earth because that's what I was told back in the 60s, since I've been using a TVC I've noticed an increase in hum which should be addressed, I'll try the direct path and see what happens
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David I would try both ways and see if there is a difference.
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