ct60e - beware RF inteference

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ct60e - beware RF inteference

Postby mzry » Thu Mar 30, 2017 1:32 pm

Hey guys,

I noticed that internal PSUs, Picos etc can cause strange effects like crashing, memory errors, data transfer corruption. I noticed shielding the internal PSU helps, but not completely. I have come to this conclusion by trying different internal PSUs, external PSUs and trying with different forms of shielding. I think the ct60e is very sensitive to RF and as such I have gone back to an external ATX.

Anyone else experienced this? Or maybe this sheds some light on problems others are having.

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Re: ct60e - beware RF inteference

Postby 1st1 » Thu Mar 30, 2017 1:46 pm

Not yet, but when my ct60e is active in 060 mode, I can hear some more noises out of the Falcon external attached speaker than on a standard Falcon or this one before adding the card. This is something I have to look closer later.
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Re: ct60e - beware RF inteference

Postby Trixster » Thu Mar 30, 2017 1:59 pm

No issues so far, using a pico psu
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Re: ct60e - beware RF inteference

Postby alexh » Thu Mar 30, 2017 6:13 pm

mzry wrote:I noticed that internal PSUs, Picos etc

Pico ATX is an external PSU not an internal. Isn't it? Sure it is. Or is it half and half?

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Re: ct60e - beware RF inteference

Postby dhedberg » Thu Mar 30, 2017 7:59 pm

alexh wrote:
mzry wrote:I noticed that internal PSUs, Picos etc

Pico ATX is an external PSU not an internal. Isn't it? Sure it is. Or is it half and half?

The external part is an AC-DC converter. The internal part is a DC-DC converter, usually accepting an input in the range of 12-25V DC. So I guess you can call it half and half! :-)
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Re: ct60e - beware RF inteference

Postby paul92706 » Wed Apr 26, 2017 5:20 am

dhedberg wrote:
alexh wrote:
mzry wrote:I noticed that internal PSUs, Picos etc

Pico ATX is an external PSU not an internal. Isn't it? Sure it is. Or is it half and half?

The external part is an AC-DC converter. The internal part is a DC-DC converter, usually accepting an input in the range of 12-25V DC. So I guess you can call it half and half! :-)

Ah! This makes good sense!
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Re: ct60e - beware RF inteference

Postby checksum » Thu Apr 27, 2017 7:15 pm

Trixster wrote:No issues so far, using a pico psu


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