Nextbase 522GW & DAB issues

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Re: Nextbase 522GW & DAB issues

Post by Tubemonster » Fri Jul 05, 2019 12:25 pm

I've got the same dashcam but haven't got the rear one YET. When I do, I'll fit it myself as I did the main unit (hardwiring etc) Now here's a thing and I wonder if it will make a difference to those of you having problems. There is a choice of two rubber tubes that the rear camera's cable can be fed through so that it doesn't hang over and gradually wear out with the opening and closing of the tailgate and a pro fitter should use one of these as a matter of course. One of those rubber tubes must have the DAB aerial coaxial cable in (surely?) Then to those having issues I suggest running it through the other rubber tube and see if that makes a difference.
Just a thought, it could be that the aerial gets to the front by a totally different means and to those that are in the know, please feel free to rubbish this thought.
The other thought was, what position on your tailgate is your rear camera mounted? Central? I'm thinking top left corner (looking at the back of the car) where hopefully it has the least interference. The wide angle camera lens should still pick up all of the rear.
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Re: Nextbase 522GW & DAB issues

Post by Rando » Fri Jul 05, 2019 12:48 pm

Tubemonster - my rear camera is located centrally as i just trusted the VW dealers to know what they are doing . Maybe that is mistake number 1.
My car is in next week as they will not exchange my 522 until they have tried to resolve the issues themselves.
I will make a few suggestions to them based on feedback from the discussion. thanks.
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Re: Nextbase 522GW & DAB issues

Post by milligan » Thu Jul 11, 2019 10:26 pm

Ferrite core fitted and seems to have done the trick. No more dab issues have occurred over last two days.
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Re: Nextbase 522GW & DAB issues

Post by Tubemonster » Fri Jul 12, 2019 1:05 pm

milligan wrote:
Thu Jul 11, 2019 10:26 pm
Ferrite core fitted and seems to have done the trick. No more dab issues have occurred over last two days.

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Hope you put it on like this.

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Re: Nextbase 522GW & DAB issues

Post by milligan » Fri Jul 12, 2019 3:43 pm

Tubemonster - This may be a daft question but in order to make a coil, what other way could it be done?
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Re: Nextbase 522GW & DAB issues

Post by Tubemonster » Fri Jul 12, 2019 3:47 pm

milligan wrote:
Fri Jul 12, 2019 3:43 pm
Tubemonster - This may be a daft question but in order to make a coil, what other way could it be done?
Some just put the core straight over the wire so it can move freely but obviously doesn’t when tucked into the roof lining for example. The proper way as shown has more effect as it gets affected by the outside and inside of the core, I think improving its effectiveness. I may be wrong but it can’t be just to stop it moving 😆
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Re: Nextbase 522GW & DAB issues

Post by milligan » Fri Jul 12, 2019 3:51 pm

If the cable passes straight through the core without the second pass through there is no coil formed so I would not expect the ferrite core to work at all as the intent is to have current moving in opposition to itself to nullify the interference on the cable.
I agree with the point that it easier to clip it round the cable but I really don't believe it would work at all IMO.
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Re: Nextbase 522GW & DAB issues

Post by Tubemonster » Fri Jul 12, 2019 4:56 pm

milligan wrote:
Fri Jul 12, 2019 3:51 pm
If the cable passes straight through the core without the second pass through there is no coil formed so I would not expect the ferrite core to work at all as the intent is to have current moving in opposition to itself to nullify the interference on the cable.
I agree with the point that it easier to clip it round the cable but I really don't believe it would work at all IMO.
Exactly and a possibility why some have dismissed their use. Where have you seen the word “coil” ? Has someone mentioned that on here? Or are you referring to the setup of the metal with a wrap round of wire?
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Re: Nextbase 522GW & DAB issues

Post by milligan » Sat Jul 13, 2019 3:47 pm

Metal core with a wrap round of wire. There are some really good demonstrations on YouTube indicating how a ferrite core does its business in all sorts of applications.
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Re: Nextbase 522GW & DAB issues

Post by Match19 » Wed Jul 17, 2019 11:14 pm

My DAB drops out all the time and I don't have a camera fitted yet!


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