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cmattis
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Need help - strange sound!

Hi,

I have a terrible radio signal coming from my rear channel speakers (that I think is called RFI). It has been basically impossible to get rid of this noise. I have a great system (NAD receiver, JM Lab speakers), so it's very, very doubtful it's the equipment. Here's my question ... my rear speaker cable runs right along side the cable for the cable T.V. Could this be the problem? Should I try to separate the cables? Any other thoughts? Do "power conditioners" help? If so, which ones? Monster? Thanks!!!

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Re: Need help - strange sound!

Hi,

In my humble opinion a power conditioner has nothing to do with this problem. It is possible that the tv and radio cables aren't properly screened so replacing it with better quality ones (preferable with extra foil for screening) won't harm. Secondally, try to put the front speakers on the rear channels. If the weird sound is gone than you will have proof that the above can help.
Bram

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Re: Need help - strange sound!


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... my rear speaker cable runs right along side the cable for the cable T.V. Could this be the problem? Should I try to separate the cables?

Seabass,

Listen to Bram. Also, try using quad shielded coax and, if possible, don't run power cords and RF cable parallel in close proximaty to one another

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