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Homework Help: High Pass filter & Low Pass Filters features

  1. Nov 17, 2008 #1

    I want your help to know whats the features of HPF and LPF, and their applications area?

  2. jcsd
  3. Nov 17, 2008 #2
    A high pass filter (HPF) allows the frequencies above a frequency, called the cut-off point, to pass while it attenuates the frequencies below the cut-off point. See: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/High-pass_filter

    A low pass filter (LPF) does just the opposite, letting the low frequencies pass and attenuating the high frequencies. See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Low_pass_filter

    The low pass filter is often used to remove high frequency noise while allowing the low frequency signal to pass. There are zillions of other uses also

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