[RFI] Electronic faucets

Gary Smith wa6fgi at yahoo.com
Tue Jul 30 10:54:23 EDT 2013

A little ot here, but this reminds me of my CB days long long ago when 
we would drive down the street in our cars to see how many of the (then 
quite new) remote control  garage doors would go up and down when we 
keyed the mike on our dynamotor enhanced radios.

I did get a giggle out of this one.


On 7/30/2013 1:22 AM, W5JR.Mike wrote:
> The wife wants one of the electronic faucets in the new house. We had a touch on / touch off at the old house (a  Brizo Venuto series model 64070LF-PC). It responded to my 160m CW as if someone had a key hooked to it. These are battery powered but we would turn it off manually rather than me getting under the sink to try and find a solution.
> Some of the newer ones are plugged into 120vac and some are now "touch less" with an IR sensor.
> Conversations with manufacturing tech support has been a dead end as to any prior RFI cases & solutions.
> So, the question being is anyone has experience with a particular brand / model that was not RF sensitive or you were able to tame it?
> Currently looking at the Kohler Sensate models.
> tnx
> Mike / W5JR
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