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    One box power solution

    What's the best choice for a one box Shunyata power solution? Denali 6000/S v2 or Gemini Model 8?

    The Gemini is a conditioner with built in grounding terminals. Will this combination outperforms the Denali, which is mainly a power conditioner. Is the single terminal on the Denali just an Earth? or is it also a CGS terminal per the website?

    I understand having a dedicated Altaira grounding box is the best choice, but real estate is limited.

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    Re: One box power solution

    Quote Originally Posted by TommyC View Post
    What's the best choice for a one box Shunyata power solution? Denali 6000/S v2 or Gemini Model 8?

    The Gemini is a conditioner with built in grounding terminals. Will this combination outperforms the Denali, which is mainly a power conditioner. Is the single terminal on the Denali just an Earth? or is it also a CGS terminal per the website?

    I understand having a dedicated Altaira grounding box is the best choice, but real estate is limited.
    Hey Tommy - I think one question is do you have dedicated grounding terminals on all your gear to utilized chassis grounding?
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    Re: One box power solution

    Hi Michael, for the components that don't have a dedicated grounding terminal, I will be using an empty RCA jack. They all measure less than 1 ohm, so should be compatible.

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    Re: One box power solution

    Quote Originally Posted by TommyC View Post
    Hi Michael, for the components that don't have a dedicated grounding terminal, I will be using an empty RCA jack. They all measure less than 1 ohm, so should be compatible.
    I'll let others answer and confirm, but my understanding is that then signal level and chassis grounding will be mixed which is not ideal. It's preferable to have only signal level (RCA) or chassis grounding.
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    Re: One box power solution

    Thanks. But won't this also be an issue even with an Altaira?

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    Re: One box power solution

    Quote Originally Posted by TommyC View Post
    Thanks. But won't this also be an issue even with an Altaira?
    I'm not too familiar with the Shunyata offerings. I know when going through it with the current grounding solution I have, they were pretty clear to only use chassis or line level as crossing both on the same grounding unit *may* cause an issue.

    I'm sure someone more familiar with the Shunyata gear can say for sure.
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    Re: One box power solution

    If the RCA jacks have an insulating plastic ring, don't use them.
    You can use a chassis screw, if you clean the paint.

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    Re: One box power solution

    No plastic ring, the whole thing is gold plated.

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    Re: One box power solution

    Plastic ring between the jack and the bare metal chassis.

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