Guest Blog: A Bench Tech’s Thoughts on USB Device Interference in Aircraft

A Few Thoughts on USB Device Interference in Aircraft Jim Karpowitz, Avionics Technician A few years back I attended an evening concert by a wonderful artist whose music I very much enjoy. That particular night, however, the person sitting next to me insisted on singing along with every song. This individual was enthusiastic but was … Read More

That radio interference might be coming from your cheap USB charger

In modern vehicles, people are more dependent than ever on the presence of a phone or tablet. Most new vehicles come with some sort of USB charging port that may even include USB communication to an in-vehicle infotainment system, allowing for streaming video, representation of CarPlay mapping on the vehicle display, etc. As consumers, we’re … Read More