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Old 11-13-2017, 09:39 AM
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Hey... I just finished installing 2 sets of Rigid Industries Cube lights on a 2016 F150 XLT.

First, the light output is amazing... literally night & day from the OEM halogen.

I'm using a Feniex Industries 4200 mini controller and used the Rigid relay they provided for the "Fog" cubes.

With either set of Cubes powered on, my FM radio suffers heavy static... some channels are worse then others... I've tried 1 set on, 2 sets on, controller on, controller off... the only thing that causes the interference is the Cubes.. either set.

Each set of lights use a different grounding screw (OEM locations)...

I've done some research and have found this to be an issue with other users.. but when reading their threads.. no one posts a resolution to the issue.

I will ground everything to the battery instead of the chassis and see if that helps.

Has anyone had this issue and found a cure for the static?

Thanks!

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Update,

I called Rigid tech support and they are recommending a RFI blocker... a clip on magnet that should absorb RF produced by the Cubes...

I'm still going to change my ground source first...
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Ferrite beads is what I used,,havent heard of the magnet.
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