[mythtv-users] My Ceiling Fan Controls My Mythtv Sound :(

Matthias Thyroff Matthias at thyroff.net
Mon Aug 7 17:05:25 UTC 2006

Am Montag, 7. August 2006 18:14 schrieb Eric Ladner:
> Well, that certianly is a strange one, and I loved the response John
> gave, but I'll give you another strang one...
> Every time there's an electrical load on the curcuit that my living
> room A/V setup is plugged into (Myth box included), there is a half
> second of silence.
> At first I thought it was the surges causing it.  Every time the
> airconditioner kicked on, or the microwave was turned on (or even
> closed), there would be the half second of slience from the myth box.
> So..  I bought a line conditioner and EVERYTHING A/V related goes
> through it.  Even the plugs for the wireless mouse and the
> VGA->Component converter.  NOTHING is plugged into the wall on the A/V
> gear, TV included.
> Still the problem occurs.
> The only thing I can think of is some kind of electromagnetic
> interference.  The sound is run from the Myth box via SPDIF (RCA
> cable, not optical).  When the surge (or whatever) occurs, the
> reciever (Kenwood VR-something) input indicator switches from coaxial
> digital to something else for a half second causing the brief mute.
> Still haven't figured out what's causing that, though.
> E

Maybe on the wiki, we could have a section of electrical devices compatible 
with myth? 

I would gladly provide the models of an ikea floor lamp and a hair dryer wich 
do not interfere with my myth frondend ;-)

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