Where’s the EMI?

Which of these might be a cause of EMI? Choose the best answer.

A) Large machinery rooms

B) Humidity under 60%

C) Plush carpeting

D) Large metal components

E) Gamma rays and anger

The answer: A) Large machinery rooms

Electromagnetic Interference, also known as Radio Frequency Interference, is commonly caused by two-way radios, large motors, mobile phones, and other related devices. Unlike electrostatic discharge (ESD), EMI is not related to static electricity.

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