Equipment picking up radio signals - is this normal?

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badnicki
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Equipment picking up radio signals - is this normal?

Post by badnicki » Thu Apr 26, 2007 3:42 am

I'm listening to some Asian-language radio station through my headphones, which are connected to my audio interface, and not to a radio. Is this kind of signal bleed normal?

If I wanted to stop this from happening, how would I go about it?

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Re: Equipment picking up radio signals - is this normal?

Post by JACKAL & HYDE » Thu Apr 26, 2007 5:29 am

badnicki wrote:I'm listening to some Asian-language radio station through my headphones, which are connected to my audio interface, and not to a radio. Is this kind of signal bleed normal?

If I wanted to stop this from happening, how would I go about it?

Depending on where you live, yes thats normal. You need Ferrite Beads to make it stop.

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Re: Equipment picking up radio signals - is this normal?

Post by the girl next door » Thu Apr 26, 2007 6:41 am

badnicki wrote:I'm listening to some Asian-language radio station through my headphones, which are connected to my audio interface, and not to a radio. Is this kind of signal bleed normal?

If I wanted to stop this from happening, how would I go about it?
Do us a Favor !! Try and pick up Radio4 and give us the footy results ;-) LOL

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Post by leisuremuffin » Thu Apr 26, 2007 1:47 pm

wow, that sux.


before you go buy anything, try moving your whole setup a few feet in any direction. The problem will probably go away.




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Post by jeskola » Thu Apr 26, 2007 1:49 pm

you dont live on top of an old indian burial site do you :?
poltergeists i think.

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Post by underhill » Thu Apr 26, 2007 2:43 pm

Is there a power strip there in the chain? Those things will do it. I had that issue a long time ago, and switching from a power strip to a power conditioner made it go away.

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Post by badnicki » Thu Apr 26, 2007 3:21 pm

underhill wrote:Is there a power strip there in the chain? Those things will do it. I had that issue a long time ago, and switching from a power strip to a power conditioner made it go away.
I don't think that's it...I honestly think it's my headphones that are picking up the signal because it's only when I am sitting in a specific spot that I get the radio signal. Those fermite beads are apparently super cheap so I'll try clamping on on, and see what happens.

It would actually be kind of cool if I could record what I'm hearing...

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Post by badnicki » Thu Apr 26, 2007 3:23 pm

jeskola wrote:you dont live on top of an old indian burial site do you :?
poltergeists i think.
Hahaha, no old Indian burial site...but I do live above some old Indians. :wink:

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