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    Oct 2006

    Electrical static on monitor

    I have my vga cable running right along with the wires to power my inverter. When I turn on the computer there is a slight fuz or static on the screen. I checked the cable connection and it seems fine.
    Would it be that the power cables are close to the video cable?
    If so, aside from relocating is there a good type of insulator to use?

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    The general rule of thumb is to run power cables away from signal cables. They should at least be a couple of inches apart.

    Also check to make sure you are getting the right voltage to the screen. I know with my lilliput and my old xenarc that if they don't get at least 11v to 11.5v the screen would get noise or static across the screen.
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