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Sources of Interference

Hello all,

I have a separate AV rack in the unfinished part of my basement. I have noticed that it seems to get interference from time to time.

I recently replaced my PS3 in the rack with a PS4. The new controllers have intermittent problems that never existed before. All I can figure is that there is interference.

Is there a way to gauge and measure interference that affect Ethernet, HDMI, bluetooth and other wireless signals so I can confirm its existence and move the rack to a place where it is minimized?

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Interference where? Symptoms?

With the game controller or the audio/video?


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Interference where? Symptoms?

With the game controller or the audio/video?
Both.

Do I have to worry about electrical cables?
Light fixtures?
Computers?
Hot water heaters?
Electrical Panels?
Geothermal Units?

Also is there an objective way to know when there is too much?

Thanks.

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Both.

Do I have to worry about electrical cables?
Light fixtures?
Computers?
Hot water heaters?
Electrical Panels?
Geothermal Units?

Thanks.
You're going to have to give us a little more than that... What is happening that leads you to believe you've got interference problems? And "it doesn't work" isn't a good description...

Regardless, if you physically move the gaming console and connect it temporarily to the rest of the gear with another cable, does it change the results?


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