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What does the magnetic thing do for cords?

Discussion in 'General Electronics Discussion' started by NuLED, Jan 22, 2012.

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  1. NuLED

    NuLED

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    Does it smooth out external magnetic interference or something?
     

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  2. Resqueline

    Resqueline

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    It represents a high impedance to radio frequencies, thus preventing the cord(s) from acting as antenna(s) transmitting or receiving interference.
     
  3. NuLED

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    Ah, ok thanks!
     
  4. davenn

    davenn Moderator

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    and by the way its not magnetic, tho being made of ferrite it will probably be attracted to a magnet :)

    Dave
     
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