Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.


534 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 114


Topic # 147284 14-Jun-2014 21:18
Send private message

Hi,

We have a dog with an electric fence collar, and I was wondering if it affects any phone line and ADSL?

Thanks




Home ADSL:                                                             School: 
 


Create new topic
7678 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 2527

Subscriber

  Reply # 1065745 14-Jun-2014 21:22
Send private message

yes, to what extent though that is the question

5795 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 1729

Trusted

  Reply # 1065768 14-Jun-2014 22:07
Send private message

Over distance yes and greatly.




Steam: Coil (Same photos as profile here)
Origin: Scranax
Currently playing on PC: Rust, Subnautica, CS:GO, AOE2 HD, BeamNG Drive, BF1.


854 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 125


  Reply # 1065793 14-Jun-2014 22:45
Send private message

Hold the phone folks, OP are you referring to an electric fence as in fences on farmland (in which case previous answers apply) or are you referring to what I think you are, a virtual boundary 'fence' setup using transmitters that discourages the dog from passing/leaving a certain zone?  (Similar to a Roomba)  In which case the answer is "who knows, but technically it shouldn't if it follows RSM rules".


If you want more information on the former (traditional electric fences) and RFI, RSM have some information at http://www.rsm.govt.nz/cms/pdf-library/customer-support/5-step-electric-fence-interference.pdf/view



534 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 114


  Reply # 1065799 14-Jun-2014 22:56
Send private message

nigelj: Hold the phone folks, OP are you referring to an electric fence as in fences on farmland (in which case previous answers apply) or are you referring to what I think you are, a virtual boundary 'fence' setup using transmitters that discourages the dog from passing/leaving a certain zone?  (Similar to a Roomba)  In which case the answer is "who knows, but technically it shouldn't if it follows RSM rules".


If you want more information on the former (traditional electric fences) and RFI, RSM have some information at http://www.rsm.govt.nz/cms/pdf-library/customer-support/5-step-electric-fence-interference.pdf/view


No, it is a virtual fence which shocks the dog if it gets too close.




Home ADSL:                                                             School: 
 


854 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 125


  Reply # 1065800 14-Jun-2014 23:07
One person supports this post
Send private message

dcole13:
nigelj: Hold the phone folks, OP are you referring to an electric fence as in fences on farmland (in which case previous answers apply) or are you referring to what I think you are, a virtual boundary 'fence' setup using transmitters that discourages the dog from passing/leaving a certain zone?  (Similar to a Roomba)  In which case the answer is "who knows, but technically it shouldn't if it follows RSM rules".


If you want more information on the former (traditional electric fences) and RFI, RSM have some information at http://www.rsm.govt.nz/cms/pdf-library/customer-support/5-step-electric-fence-interference.pdf/view


No, it is a virtual fence which shocks the dog if it gets too close.


Right, I think Electric Fence threw us all off for a moment there, the addition of dog and collar just didn't add up.

Have you got any details about the particular make/model that you are using?   My prediction is that there is going to be next to no information available but maybe someone here can find something useful that might hint one way or another.  Generally though, assuming it's using some sort of radio communication/beacon and it's transmitting on an allowed frequency and suitable power/etc, it shouldn't be too problematic, but for instance AM bands and ADSL were always touted as problematic.

623 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 121


  Reply # 1065806 14-Jun-2014 23:32
Send private message

nigelj:
dcole13:
nigelj: Hold the phone folks, OP are you referring to an electric fence as in fences on farmland (in which case previous answers apply) or are you referring to what I think you are, a virtual boundary 'fence' setup using transmitters that discourages the dog from passing/leaving a certain zone?  (Similar to a Roomba)  In which case the answer is "who knows, but technically it shouldn't if it follows RSM rules".


If you want more information on the former (traditional electric fences) and RFI, RSM have some information at http://www.rsm.govt.nz/cms/pdf-library/customer-support/5-step-electric-fence-interference.pdf/view


No, it is a virtual fence which shocks the dog if it gets too close.


Right, I think Electric Fence threw us all off for a moment there, the addition of dog and collar just didn't add up.

Have you got any details about the particular make/model that you are using?   My prediction is that there is going to be next to no information available but maybe someone here can find something useful that might hint one way or another.  Generally though, assuming it's using some sort of radio communication/beacon and it's transmitting on an allowed frequency and suitable power/etc, it shouldn't be too problematic, but for instance AM bands and ADSL were always touted as problematic.


You probably won't know until you try it. At most it could interfere with Wi-Fi, but I doubt it should really cause a major issue on ADSL as the lines are balanced to help reduce common mode noise captured by both lines, and twisted to also help cancel interference. An old 3-wired phone setup between jacks in the house could pick up some interference but it'll be marginal (the wire in the ground is a small radio antenna not an electric fence). See if you can find out what frequency the dog fence output is.

As for actual electric fences, I installed 5KV one 7 metres away from an overhead lead in and the fence is 4 conductors and about 15 metres long. Doesn't cause any noticable speed reductions to ADSL. The earth is around 16 metres from the house grounding point and it co-exists quite well, also stops vet bills of two vary good digging/jumping dogs.

Create new topic

Twitter »

Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





News »

Hawaiki Transpacific cable ready-for-service
Posted 20-Jul-2018 11:29


Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central launches
Posted 10-Jul-2018 10:40


Spark completes first milestone in voice platform upgrade
Posted 10-Jul-2018 09:36


Microsoft ices heated developers
Posted 6-Jul-2018 20:16


PB Technologies charged for its extended warranties and warned for bait advertising
Posted 3-Jul-2018 15:45


Almost 20,000 people claim credits from Spark
Posted 29-Jun-2018 10:40


Cove sells NZ's first insurance policy via chatbot
Posted 25-Jun-2018 10:04


N4L helping TAKA Trust bridge the digital divide for Lower Hutt students
Posted 18-Jun-2018 13:08


Winners Announced for 2018 CIO Awards
Posted 18-Jun-2018 13:03


Logitech Rally sets new standard for USB-connected video conference cameras
Posted 18-Jun-2018 09:27


Russell Stanners steps down as Vodafone NZ CEO
Posted 12-Jun-2018 09:13


Intergen recognised as 2018 Microsoft Country Partner of the Year for New Zealand
Posted 12-Jun-2018 08:00


Finalists Announced For Microsoft NZ Partner Awards
Posted 6-Jun-2018 15:12


Vocus Group and Vodafone announce joint venture to accelerate fibre innovation
Posted 5-Jun-2018 10:52


Kogan.com to launch Kogan Mobile in New Zealand
Posted 4-Jun-2018 14:34



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.



Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.