RC High Pass FilterSince capacitive reactance decreases with frequency, the RC circuit shown discriminates against low frequencies. The circuit is an AC voltage divider with an output which falls off at low frequencies at the rate of 6 dB per octave.

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RC High Pass Filter CalculationSince capacitive reactance decreases with frequency, the RC circuit shown discriminates against low frequencies. The circuit is an AC voltage divider with an output which falls off at low frequencies at the rate of 6 dB per octave.

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