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Old 04-04-2006, 11:44 AM
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Exclamation Navigation Interference

I just installed a video input module on my MKIV and now the screen had faint interference lines in it and I heard when installing screen accessories like that, that they usually do cause interference. Does anyone know if there is like a filter I can buy to clear up the screen. It doesnt have interference when the car is not on and the key is in pos. 1 only when the car is running.
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Old 04-04-2006, 01:17 PM
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If you remove the video module and hook it back up the way it originally was, does that clear up the interference?

You might want to try routing the wiring a different way, as it can lead to interference if you get too close to other signal sources.

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Old 04-04-2006, 07:19 PM
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Yeah i disconnected the module and the screen was fine. I was talking to a friend and he said what u were saying that the wires might be interfering with each other and he told me that they make a piece to fix that. I forget what it was called but i guess its basically just a magnet that goes around the wiring to get rid of the interference. I see them all the time on like USB cables or monitor cables. Its a little cylinder shaped piece.
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Old 04-05-2006, 12:37 PM
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Its a little cylinder shaped piece.
Its known as a ferrite suppressor

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