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Lot of cell phone interference. Solutions?

Discussion in 'Audio & Video' started by EquinsuOcha, Mar 19, 2009.

  1. Mar 19, 2009 at 9:05 AM
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    EquinsuOcha

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    Within the past few weeks I've been getting a lot of interference from my cell phone. The strange thing is that it only seems to affect my sub. I keep my phone in the small can-sized cup holder (manual transmission) and the sub RCA runs right beneath it. I thought it was simply a matter of proximity, but I'm still getting interference even with the phone in the overhead storage.

    Anybody got any ideas?
     
  2. Mar 19, 2009 at 9:07 AM
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  3. Mar 19, 2009 at 9:20 AM
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    Yes.
     
  4. Mar 19, 2009 at 1:21 PM
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    switch to a new carrier..

    Or try sheilding all your wirring with foil. this wil be the cheapest route.
     
  5. Mar 19, 2009 at 1:24 PM
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    I'm not changing my cell phone service just because it's making my sub act funny. Don't you think that's a bit extreme?

    Would wraping the RCA in foil actually work?
     
  6. Mar 19, 2009 at 2:22 PM
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    You could try that...or find a shielded RCA cable to replace your current cable with.
     
  7. Mar 19, 2009 at 3:57 PM
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    Make sure your placing your phone far enough away from your connections. I get some static when I plug in my FM transmitter for my iPod and leave my phone in the cup holders.
     
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