Keep getting Disconnected, when I turn on Air conditioner

By Xfactor ยท 4 replies
Apr 23, 2008
  1. More of a Mystery, than a problem. But I keep getting temporarily disconnected(3 min) every time I turn on my AC(window unit)

    What the hells going on. Loose connection perhaps?
  2. Cinders

    Cinders TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 872   +12

    Let the game begin! You keep getting disconnected from what?
  3. Xfactor

    Xfactor TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 76


    From the internet. Along with a little pop-up window telling me so. It takes about 3 min before im able to re-connect.
  4. Tedster

    Tedster Techspot old timer..... Posts: 6,002   +15

    big engines put out a lot of RF.
    you might be getting jammed.
  5. SNGX1275

    SNGX1275 TS Forces Special Posts: 10,742   +421

    Is your wireless router/AP plugged into the same circuit as your A/C? Its possible when the A/C kicks on it draws too much power, dropping the router below what it needs, like when the lights dim just for an instant after you turn something on with a high current draw. I would think the AC to DC conversion that happens before the router gets its power would be able to compensate for that but maybe not.
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