A common mode signal is a signal that is common (i.e. has the same magnitude and phase) to both inputs of an electrical device, as opposed to a differential mode signal. It is often desirable to reject common mode signals, in which case the common mode rejection ratio (CMRR) is an important metric.

A common mode signal is a signal that is common (i.e. has the same magnitude and phase) to both inputs of an electrical device, as opposed to a differential mode signal. It is often desirable to reject common mode signals, in which case the common mode rejection ratio (CMRR) is an important metric. If your question deals with CMRR, consider tagging your question with both and .