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Discussion in 'Hardware' started by Shtdisturber, Feb 5, 2010.

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  1. Shtdisturber

    Shtdisturber Thread Starter

    Feb 5, 2010
    Hi i'm clearly new here and was hopping to get some thoughts.I was told that a strong enough magnet would disrupt my wireless cam and was wondering if that was true?
  2. br1ng3r


    Jul 1, 2008
    Hello and welcome to TSG.
    Well im no expert on magnets or magnetism, but as far as i am aware anything to do with magnets (either natural, manufactured or electromagnetic), and anything electrical should always be avoided as much as possible. Even such minor things as "coiling up" excess cables can effectively turn themselves into electromagnets and thus disrupt electrical fields. So i would say yes it is possible. Whether the magnetic field disrupts the actual signal or the cam itself, i cannot say.
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