Noisy mouse

Bryant Eadon bryant.eadon at
Mon Dec 1 05:41:30 PST 2008

Wojciech Puchar wrote:
>> or make a keystroke. Is this a bug, or a strange feature? How do i
> bad hardware design - mouse data signals gets through to audio signal.
> most of your computer's signal line are in megahertz range so you don't 
> hear anything, PS/2 mouse has 40kbps data rate.

I've actually had this happen before.  Somewhere along the line either :
   1.  your audio and mouse/keyboard cables are coming into close proximity to 
one another.
   2.  Your mouse/kb cable is very close to a specific speaker.

The solution is to move your mouse cable away from your speakers/cables.  I 
guess you could shield it if you can't move it.   Tinfoil around only the one 
cable at close proximity sections should do the trick.


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