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psalm10720
09-06-2005, 07:16 AM
I have a pioneer head unit that was professionally installed and on the FM side I am getting static at certain FM Frequencies... what should I do?

JimJ
09-06-2005, 10:42 AM
Does it happen for certain channels, or is it all over the band? Does it occur at any particular location?

Static on FM is part of the game, if you're getting interference from somewhere.

psalm10720
09-06-2005, 11:02 AM
Yes certain freqs like, 96.7 for one. AM reception is poor too. is there an outstanding antenna I can get? or a noise suppressor? The antenna is a stock in the rear quarter panel antenna. not all freq's give static but the am reception is poor. The deck is a Pioneer DEH560MP. I have added a Roady2 XM reciever and am thinking of getting the FM Modulator. is it worth it? or is it better to get the Terk XM system add-on specific to Pioneer Systems? Thanks for the help.

JimJ
09-06-2005, 11:03 AM
AM reception is bound to be poor in-vehicle, there really isn't much you can do about it.

kuijo
09-06-2005, 11:04 AM
I wouldn't get an FM modulator for XM, especially if you're expierencing static like that.

3.5Max6spd
09-06-2005, 11:04 AM
just about all aftermarket hu's have great tuners- if you are lacking reception is likely more due to location/vehicle/antenna...Also I've noticed in a few HU's that over time reception gets stronger

psalm10720
09-06-2005, 12:36 PM
what about noise from The fan in the highest position. I dont think the fan made static noise until recently.

Any suggestions on better antennas?

JimJ
09-06-2005, 12:38 PM
I doubt the antenna is the problem...unless the ground has loosened itself or something.