[RFI] tvi by a scart cable

Kostas Stamatis sv1dpi at otenet.gr
Sun Feb 27 08:43:33 PST 2011

I didn't know that this cable is not used in USA.
This is a cable with multi pin used to connect the satelite receiver or a 
dvd, homecinema etc with the television.
I don't think is shielded. The one which was not good for RF was thinner 
than the good one. Noone of them has a brand on it.
This story teached me for another time that the best way to find a problem 
is to disconnect all the cables and connect one by one until the problem 
occurs. And finally the problem is not always in rf path...
Kostas sv1dpi

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Martin Sole" <hs0zed at csloxinfo.com>
To: <jim at audiosystemsgroup.com>; <rfi at contesting.com>
Sent: Sunday, February 27, 2011 6:17 PM
Subject: Re: [RFI] tvi by a scart cable

> Jim,
> It's a fairly common domestic AV interface cable used in Europe and Asia.
> Though not unknown in the USA its referred to there as an EIA multiport
> connector:
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SCART
> Martin, HS0ZED
> -----Original Message-----
> From: rfi-bounces at contesting.com [mailto:rfi-bounces at contesting.com] On
> Behalf Of Jim Brown
> Sent: 27 February 2011 23:03
> To: rfi at contesting.com
> Subject: Re: [RFI] tvi by a scart cable
> On 2/27/2011 1:19 AM, Kostas Stamatis wrote:
>> I had connected recently a satelite receiver in my tv.
>> While i hadn't any problem with tvi in my own tv until now, when i
>> connected this receiver i had tvi. In some bands the tvi was even i
>> had only 100w. I tried ferrites mix 31 in all cables, many turns, etc
>> with no result. I disconnected any other cable and left only the scart
>> cable and i saw that the problem was still there. So i tried to change
>> this scart cable. I bought one and the problem dissapeared. I don't
>> use any ferrite now. By the way i have the impression that the picture
>> of the satelite reciever is also better. Just for a future reference to
> all.
> Thanks for your post, Kostas.  Please tell us more about this cable that
> was bad. Is this a coax cable?  A cable with many conductors?   We do
> not understand "SCART" cable.
> 73, Jim K9YC
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