Re: Radio Frequency Interference (Steve Slade )

Subject: Re: Radio Frequency Interference
From:    Steve Slade  <bmsgs(at)>
Date:    Fri, 10 Mar 2000 11:22:47 +1200

> An interesting phenomenon has been happening on occasion when we run our > experiments: Radio Frequency Interference (RFI). This is interference in > which when running an experiment you can hear intermittent faint sounds > from radio stations. We use the Rane Headphone HC-6 when running, and the > engineers suspect it may be something about the headphones picking up the > frequencies. Does anyone know of any headphones that can definitely avoid > this problem? Or any other advice in avoiding RFI? We've found that many cases of RF interferance that grace us with their presence can be traced back to a sheilding/ grounding problem somewhere along the signal path. The quality (or rather, lack thereof) of the cabling in most commercial headphones usually compounds the issue as well.... ! Steve

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