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  • Sun, Oct 13 2013 10:05 PM

    • Leo153
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    Stress Relief

    I was having a problem with my HDMI output cutting out and audio crackle from my AJA ioExpress box and Protools Mbox. If I lifted up or jiggled on the cable they would reconnect. To remedy the problem I used left over foam blocks from customizing equipment cases. The blocks are 2" and have grooves cut in. Now the connections are fine because the cable heads are level to the device & stress free.

     

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  • Mon, Oct 14 2013 4:08 PM In reply to

    • Marianna
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    Re: Stress Relief

    Nice problem solving.......

    :)

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  • Mon, Oct 14 2013 5:43 PM In reply to

    • Tom Pearson
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    Re: Stress Relief

    Thats the problem with HDMI connectors no strain relief here is what I have done in commercial installs  take two small tiewraps and a stick on tiewrap holder stick the holder to the equipment and then put a tie wrap around  the cable then go under the one on cable and attach it to the stickon block ...

     

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