braid breaker

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  • Info A braid-breaker is a filter that prevents television interference (TVI). more...
  • Another option is to use a combined braid breaker and hi-pass filter.
  • In common with the braid breaker the intention is to suppress common mode signals.
  • By adding a braid-breaker filter to the system common mode signals will be attenuated while unbalanced signals will be allowed to pass unhindered.
  • One additional feature which can assist a braid breaker is the use of an RF ground, a quarter wavelength of wire will act as an RF ground even when it goes nowhere.
  • The braid breaker works by preventing RF signals picked up on the outside (common mode signals) flowing into the TV set, while passing RF inside the coax (non common mode) from the antenna.