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Video Leads alongside Power cable

Discussion in 'Cables & Switches' started by saibot, Jan 28, 2005.

  1. saibot

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    Hi,

    Going to run video leads, component/svideo & composite up inside truncing in the wall. Will also be putting power lead for projector (panny ae700) up the same truncing. Just wondering if this will cause any issue's to the video quality ?? Is there any extra I can do to stop any interferance coming from powerlead ???
    I've heard to wrap power lead with tinfoil, would this help ??

    thanks,
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    Running power and signalling cables in parallel is generally not a good idea as this might introduce interference.
    Not sure about the UK but in Germany it's also forbidden to run it in the same trunk unless the trunk is internally separated.

    Probably not unless you ground it. However the foil itself could be a hazard if there is a fault (life touching it) and there is danger of anyone touching the foil.

    To avoid any problem I would run them in different trunks that are spaced apart - if that is possible.
     
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    :), hmm yes I could see how the foil could cause some issue's with shocks. thanks for the info.

    d...
     
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    Did you do this in the end and if so have you had any issues with it ?
     

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