[TCML] Smoke Detector Issues / Faraday cage
jimlux at earthlink.net
Tue Jan 31 07:21:52 MST 2012
On 1/30/12 7:39 PM, Peter Terren wrote:
> Agreed. I've tried the phone in the microwave before (works).
> A Faraday cage with coarse mesh won't stop RF but that is not a high
> intensity signal and is broadband. It will give RF interference but not
> kill anything.
> What the cage does is stop is capacitative pick up on adjacent objects
> like you and other electronic equipment. Also sparks to mains wiring -
> nasty. It also solves the problem of an RF earth.
Exactly. It's a "Faraday cage" (in some sense), but not a "shielding cage"
More information about the Tesla