Can a bad cable line short out electrical devices?

Answer It definitely sounds like there is voltage on the cable beyond the normal cable signal.Do not connect anything up to it until the cable company checks it out thoroughly.The cable is not fiber where... Read More »

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Cable tv experts: how do you TEST those CABLE LINE SPLITTERS, the ones that split the cable to go to 2 tvs?

There is a 3.5 DBmv loss going through a two-way splitter. NOT 6. On a 3-way splitter, there is a loss of 3.5 dbmv on one port with a 7dbmv attenuation on the other two ports. The 3.5dbmv loss is... Read More »

Is it OK to join two electrical wires of different size - ie cooker cable to 2.5mm cable?

All depends on current consumption of the item your using in the studio.

Don't all electrical devices give off radio frequency?

Electronic devices that have oscilators in them will produce a certain amount of RF radiation.Examples of this is computers , game boys , radios , TVs and so on.Devices such as torches do not produ... Read More »

How to figure out how much electricity individual appliances or other electrical devices are using?

A device called a "Kill-A-Watt" will tell you exactly how much each thing uses and you could calculate a month's worth from that.