The Egg wrote:Well.....definitely not the ground then. You might try a couple cheap ferrites for the mic cable as a last resort.
Yeah, that seems like a rather long shot to me. Ferrites aren't going to do anything for low frequency interference like hum.
Meadows wrote:The audio enthusiast friend I mentioned (as in for real, not like how audiophiles are) promised to build me a few cheap microphones from parts and endow them with fancy shielded cables and the works, so first of all we'll test that before investing in anything serious.
That's certainly worth a try. Given any thought to the USB headset idea?
Meadows wrote:Also, an electrician will look at the place tomorrow.
Can't hurt. And if you've got a wiring problem you definitely want to find out and have it dealt with since it can be a safety hazard.