rMBP connected monitor to HDMI MESSES up wireless USB mouse

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by ticklemeapple, Aug 11, 2012.

  1. ticklemeapple macrumors newbie

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    Hey guys. Was wondering if anyone else if having this same problem.

    I have the Logitech Anywhere MX wireless mouse. When I connect my external monitor to the macbook, the mouse becomes very spotty and the cursor only starts running smoothly when I have it right next to the laptop.

    The problem SOMETIMES goes away when i connect the mouse to the left USB. But I was just curious if anyone else had this same problem with the HDMI messing up their wireless signal when they connected it.
     
  2. Dangerous Theory macrumors 68000

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    Tried put putting tin foil around the hdmi cable? Might make a difference, even partially covering it.
     
  3. ticklemeapple thread starter macrumors newbie

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    LOL, I put aluminum foil around the hdmi, and yea, it did help the alleviate the interference. But that does suck to have to do that (aesthetically speaking).
     
  4. macuser2134 macrumors member

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    Is it a cheap (low-quality) HDMI cable? Try a different one then. A shielded cable aught to emit less interference.
     

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