RE: [SI-LIST] : FCAL DB9 cable shield

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From: Tom gandy (tgandy@ind-catalyst.com)
Date: Tue Nov 16 1999 - 15:21:22 PST


>Fibre Channel DB9 Cables from Amphenol and W.L. Gore (with and without
>built-in equalizer) short the shield to the plug housing on both ends.
>
>
>Farrokh Mottahedin
>
>Quantum Corp.
>500 McCarthy Blvd.
>Milpitas, CA 95035
>
Wouldn't this cause nasty galvanic currents through the shield if the two
pieces of equipment, attached by the cable with the DB9s, were, say, on two
different phases of a three phase power feed to a building.

Am I missing something?

thanks

Tom Gandy
Industrial Catalyst

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