DAB Radio and Rear View Monitor

Discussion in 'Motorhome Accessories' started by jezport, Sep 27, 2016.

  1. jezport

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    I recently fitted a rear view camera and monitor to my van. Straight after doing so I noticed my DAB radio reception had gone extremely poor. On disconnecting the monitor the signal
    came back.

    The monitor was a cheap Chinese one, I took it back to try a different model and the Dab signal disappeared again. I knew it was the monitor because the camera was still powered when I turned the monitor off. I was near another trader who sold expensive monitors, I borrowed one and this one didn't reduce my DAB signal. Sometimes you get what you pay for!

    So If you are suffering a poor DAB reception, its worth turning your rear view monitor off to see if it improves.
     
  2. WillH

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    DAB radio's are fickle things, one of ours at home crackles when an led light in the lounge is turned on, moving it a couple of inches cures it. That is until a kitchen led is switched on!
     
  3. bubble63

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    yep.... many things effect DAB, leds drivers among them
    A CE rated product should help, sometimes even these things have an RF output which upsets the DAB signal
     
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