Analogue monitors suffer from signal interference more than their digital cousins. But, that’s not to say digital versions cannot suffer as well. Electronic devices such as broadband routers, cordless phones and even some children’s toys can cause interference.
How does interference happen?
When you experience interference you will hear static, buzzing, other people’s conversations, and/or electronic feedback. If you have a video
Most of the time you can pinpoint what device is causing the problem. However, if you can’t, you may think you have a faulty unit. Even if you know what device is causing the problem, throwing it away isn’t always an option. Your
Please read on to find out what three simple and easy actions you can take to reduce
Move your monitor
This first tip may sound pretty simple. However, if your monitor is near another electronic device, such as a broadband router or cordless phone, you need to move it away. Either move the
If at all possible, move the offending item into a different room. If you are unsure what device is causing the problem. Switch them off one by one. You should be able to tell what electronic item is causing the problem.
Try to avoid placing your monitor in the furthest corner in the room. Having as clear a line of sight between the parent and sending unit, will help keep the signal strong.
Change the frequency channel
Devices that use the 2.4Ghz frequency band generally use one of eleven channels. These channels help reduce interference from other wireless gadgets. Normally, a digital monitor will have an auto channel selection option. If the monitor detects a channel clash, it will change to another channel.
Turn the monitor on first
If you are still having interference problems after the two tips above, turn on your
Sometimes this is fine, others, such as broadband routers are meant to be left on all day and night. However, by switching on your digital monitor first this gives it the best chance to get the 2.4Ghz signal and channel. It won’t have to compete with other devices that may be a bit more aggressive with it wireless signal.
I hope you found the three tips above helpful. You do not want to hear other people’s conversations or their