Author Topic: Does EMF from power substation cause interference with hi fi?  (Read 167 times)

Offline bluepill193

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Hi guys, I've been looking to shift nearer to workplace and found a nice apartment which meets all my needs, but there is a power substation just across the small road.
From reading, they will emit EMF. Will there be audible interference with hifi equipment?
Bros who has experience with this please chime in, thanks!

Offline watchdog

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It depends on how far it is. I assume also that the substation is on the ground floor, while you are on a higher floor ? If you are close, I would be more worried about your health than hifi.

My old office was smack on top of the building's transformer substation. Many colleagues complained about the mechanical vibration while some claimed to have health problems after moving in. My seat was in the corner and further way.
Less is more !

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If your cables and equipment are well shielded... should be ok... There's is a plus actually.. your AC supply  will be very clean as it's next to the substation.

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I will also be on ground floor...measured on google map, it is 12m away from the unit. But true,  health issues is another concern.

Offline malsound

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It is not the emf that you should be worried about but if you are playing turntable, watch out for those stray magnetic field fooling around with your antiskating   ;D

https://emwatch.com/substation-emf-risk-factors/


why is it so dam  hard to obsoleted this turning pieces of equipment ?

https://youtu.be/y3RIHnK0_NE

https://youtu.be/FELbmXdS4xM