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PS2 MAKES BUZZING NOISE

I have an older TV without the red, white, & yellow input jacks, so I'm using an RF adapter for my PS2. This works fine but when I try to watch a DVD I get a very loud intermitten buzing noise. I thought the RF adapter was defective so I replaced it but it's still the same. I've had this problem with 2 different TV's & 2 different PS2's. HELP ME PLEASE! ZIPPY20

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Between the ps2 and the TV, loop the cable around a metal rod or post of some sort. This should disrupt the interference you are getting which is caused by the electricities frequency! Hope this helps!

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