What are Ferrite Beads? Do you need them?

What are Ferrite Beads?  Do you need them?

A ferrite beads is a passive electric component that suppresses high frequency noise in electronic circuits.   In other words, they prevent electromagnetic interference.  Why is this important to you?  Electromagnetic interference can degrade the performance of the circuit or keep it from functioning at all.  If you are transmitting data across a circuit, it could mean an increased error rate or a loss of data.

Got Legacy Phones?

Got legacy phones? What is a “legacy phone”?  Technically it is a phone /system that is old technology. In today’s VoIP world, that covers at lot of business office phones. I am referring to some of the phones from the 1950’s through the 1980’s and the AT&T, Lucent brand.