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It the things you see on USB and power cables. The small cylindrical blocks.

Oh! They're called cable ferrites.

Answered my question here:

http://www.nikond3100tips.com/acceso...-feritte-core/

Looks like my cables already have them, so I'll use on of them to shield my front audio port cable that is getting interference.
Edited by metroidfreak - 3/9/11 at 9:28am
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They are ferrite cores. Use to reduce EMI and RFI.

Edit: Seems like you answered your own question.
    
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Yup! Thanks though!
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Funny how Nikon includes them in the box but doesn't include the cables for it.
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