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Low light USB camera cable shielding


(Oystein Skarholm) #1

I have cut and extended the cables in order to have the camera in an external housing. I got the picture but experience a lot of noice in the picture durinf testing. When I shield the cable with my hand, the noice stops and the picture is clear. Any good[USB cam test](http://I have done the same in order to have the camera in an external housing. I get the picture but experience a lot of noice in the picture. When I shield the cable with my hand, the noice stops and the picture is clear. Any goos suggestion on how to sheild the usb cable ?) suggestion on how to sheild the usb cable ?


(Patrick José Pereira) #2

Hi,

You can use a copper tape or aluminium foil, both can do the job for you.


(Bo Koppel) #3

How about a cable with built in shielding, connected to ground?


(Oystein Skarholm) #4

Off course. BUT I have used some miniature connectors and the cables from them are not shielded. I will try with silver wrapping to earth.