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Technika FM In-Car Transmitter loud low frequency hum

I am using this Technika FM In-Car Transmitter for the first time; it is easy to use and works except that the music is accompanied by a low frequency hum. It is continuous whether the music is playing or not whether the mp3 is connected or not and even when the car engine is not turned on. I have moved it to different positions in the car and it makes little difference and situation makes no difference. What can I do to stop this noise?

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  • fretman Jul 21, 2008

    Thanks for your help but, you say grounding; the mp3 and transmitter are small, battery-powered devices not having any grounding available. Or do you mean the car radio is not grounded properly?

  • fretman Jul 21, 2008

    Thanks for your persistence.

  • fretman Jul 21, 2008

    Thanks. I'll try that. Thanks for taking the trouble to reply.

  • fretman Jul 21, 2008

    Thanks again but the website address you gave me didn't work.

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This humming noise is the cause of a bad ground. try a new grounding location. The shorter the ground wire the better. Make sure the connection is metal to metal. I have had the same problem out of competition systems. Good Luck

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    Adam Michaels Jul 21, 2008

    Sorry didn't realize they were battery operated it has been a long morning. If you want I can I will find you a sollution. give me about 10 min

  • Adam Michaels
    Adam Michaels Jul 21, 2008

    There is a website with fm transmitter solutions to problems. You might want to check it out my knowledge of technika transmitters is not very good the site is www.bdcast.webex.com. Im sorry I did not off hand but maybe this will help If this does not help I will have to research it on the web. Good Luck and let me now if it helps at all.

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