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I see a number of high-end gadgets and cables that promise improved SQ, lower jitter, lower noise, etc., by injecting external 5v power into the cable, replacing the dirty and noisy 5v supplied by the PC. Seemed to me that this should be an easy DYI project, so I went ahead and spliced an off-the-shelf USB cable, severed the 5v power lines coming from the PC and connected an external jack that now accepts an external power supply. This enabled two experiments. I could now try a better regulated 5v power, including an LPS, or, I could try to see if my digital devices don't need powe