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AliceElma (29.08.2012, 10:13)
What is inside that cylinder thing that is at the end of a AC adapter o
a laptop or notebook
Is it like a load matching thing? Current limiter

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News Reader (09.09.2012, 08:34)
"AliceElma" <AliceElma.a839046> wrote in message
news:9046
> What is inside that cylinder thing that is at the end of a AC adapter of
> a laptop or notebook?
> Is it like a load matching thing? Current limiter?


< SNIP >

Hi,

Could be a choke (balun? grins), to reduce, possible, interference, or
signal reflection ( [ / ] refraction).

Any tech ex(pert)s?

Best,

News Reader
Rob Morley (09.09.2012, 14:37)
On Sun, 9 Sep 2012 13:18:57 +0100
Chronos <me3> wrote:

[..]
> your power cable. Again. Try to get TDKs if you can as they're known
> to be good material and consistent quality.
> Follow-up set to an appropriate group.


OP probably won't understand that, having posted originally to
uk.comp.vendors via the hardwarebanter.com bastard offspring of a web
usenet interface.
TMack (09.09.2012, 20:44)
On Sun, 09 Sep 2012 07:34:44 +0100, News Reader wrote:

> "AliceElma" <AliceElma.a839046> wrote in message
> news:9046
>> What is inside that cylinder thing that is at the end of a AC adapter
>> of a laptop or notebook?
>> Is it like a load matching thing? Current limiter?


Ferrite bead - "a passive electric component used to suppress high
frequency noise in electronic circuits."

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