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Versione corrente di: Nick, yvaneck, and mayer (dettagli voto) ,

Titolo:

Are the USB-C ports properly shielded?

Testo:

My MBP suffers from non-existent WiFi if I plug in my Anker HDMI adapter. After doing some research, USB 3 and up apparently cause too much noise in the 2.4 GHz band. Intel has a [https://www.intel.com/content/dam/www/public/us/en/documents/white-papers/usb3-frequency-interference-paper.pdf|white paper on it]

I've tried various tin-foil shielding tricks and I'm starting to think the EMC issues are in the MBP. Page 16 of the Intel doc says:

It is critical that the receptacle connector shield be connected to a metal chassis or notebook enclosure through grounding tabs or screws. The receptacle connector should have a back-shield to ensure that the receptacle connector is fully enclosed.

If someone with a torn-down MBP could have a look at the ports and comment on the shielding there, that'd be awesome.

Dispositivo:

MacBook Pro 15" Touch Bar 2017

Stato:

open

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Post originale di: Lasse Rasinen ,

Titolo:

Are the USB-C ports properly shielded?

Testo:

My MBP suffers from non-existent WiFi if I plug in my Anker HDMI adapter. After doing some research, USB 3 and up apparently cause too much noise in the 2.4 GHz band. Intel has a [https://www.intel.com/content/dam/www/public/us/en/documents/white-papers/usb3-frequency-interference-paper.pdf|white paper on it]

I've tried various tin-foil shielding tricks and I'm starting to think the EMC issues are in the MBP. Page 16 of the Intel doc says:

It is critical that the receptacle connector shield be connected to a metal chassis or notebook enclosure through grounding tabs or screws. The receptacle connector should have a back-shield to ensure that the receptacle connector is fully enclosed.

If someone with a torn-down MBP could have a look at the ports and comment on the shielding there, that'd be awesome.

Dispositivo:

MacBook Pro 15" Touch Bar 2017

Stato:

open