DAB radio wiring/antenna location

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Recently installed blacvkue dr900s 2ch dashcam and have noticed it has affected the DAB radio quite a lot. Have frequent dropouts and interferences.

This seems a known problem within the dashcam world, but i have been advised by blackvue if i route the cabling away from the DAB wiring/loom/antenna it will reduce the effect it has.
Problem i have is that i don't know where the wiring is.
Can anyone help?

thank you
 
Recently installed blacvkue dr900s 2ch dashcam and have noticed it has affected the DAB radio quite a lot. Have frequent dropouts and interferences.

This seems a known problem within the dashcam world, but i have been advised by blackvue if i route the cabling away from the DAB wiring/loom/antenna it will reduce the effect it has.
Problem i have is that i don't know where the wiring is.
Can anyone help?

thank you

DAB antenna are the top two copper strips on the tailgate glass disguised as heater elements.

I found a decent routing away from DAB antenna and posted on the S3 forum I’ll try and find the link


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Ah, are you Saloon or Sportback ?


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Why not just cable the wire to the left of the car so bypassing the 'black twix' thing alltogether?

Was a while back but think from memory antennas were both sides so MMI would take the signal from the side with the strongest reception.


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Was a while back but think from memory antennas were both sides so MMI would take the signal from the side with the strongest reception.


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ah i see, i will dismantle and have a gander. which feritte cores did you use? the blackvue ones? did you just put 2 at the end of the rear camera input cable?
 
Was a while back but think from memory antennas were both sides so MMI would take the signal from the side with the strongest reception.


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you are correct, the antennas are on both sides.
 

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ah i see, i will dismantle and have a gander. which feritte cores did you use? the blackvue ones? did you just put 2 at the end of the rear camera input cable?

Think I picked them up from Amazon for a 3mm or 5mm cable diameter (can’t remember) and put them close to the camera as possible (you can just see in the photo I linked to) but I also put them either side of the rubber grommet.
 

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