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What is a single pole RC filter?

  1. Dec 1, 2004 #1
    Im just trying to write a small introduction for my lab report due in on friday and while i have an idea in my head what it is, i just cant put in into words
     
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  3. Dec 1, 2004 #2
    Well since you know what it is in your head you should be able to draw a schematic. That's a start. It's a pretty simple device. If you can't put it into words you really don't know the material or you have a serious communication disability. Good luck.
     
  4. Dec 1, 2004 #3

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    One reactive device (a capacitor or inductor) produces one "pole." A single-pole RC filter is just a single R and a single C, wired in series. You can use it as either a low-pass or a high-pass filter, depending upon where you connect the wires to the outside world.

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