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Solutions Search - Current Sense Amplifiers

LT8714 300kHz, Bidirectional 1A Current Source

Dec 17th 2015
The LT®8714 is a synchronous PWM DC/DC controller designed for a four quadrant output converter. The output voltage cleanly transitions through zero volts with sourcing and sinking output current capability. ...

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LTC6102 Simple 500V Current Monitor

Aug 4th 2014
The LTC®6102/LTC6102HV are versatile, high voltage, highside current sense amplifiers. Their high supply voltage rating allows their use in many high side applications, while the low drift and offset ensure accuracy across a wide range of operating conditions. The LTC6102-1 is a version of the LTC6102 that includes a low ...

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LT6100 0A to 33A High Side Current Monitor with 12kHz Frequency Rolloff

Aug 4th 2014
The LT6100 sense inputs have a voltage range that extends from 4.1V to 48V, and can withstand a differential voltage of the full supply. This makes it possible to monitor the voltage across a MOSFET switch or a fuse. The part can also withstand a reverse battery condition on the inputs. ...

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Altera Stratix V GX FPGA Development Kit

Jun 11th 2014
The Altera® Stratix® V GX FPGA Development Kit provides a complete design environment that includes all the hardware and software you need to begin developing FPGA designs immediately. The development kit is RoHS compliant. You can use this development kit to do the following: Develop and test PCI Express® (PCIe®) designs ...

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Overcurrent Battery Fault Protection

Sep 7th 2011
The LT6108 is a complete high side current sense device that incorporates a precision current sense amplifier, an integrated voltage reference and a comparator. Two versions of the LT6108 are available. The LT6108-1 has a latching comparator and the LT6108-2 has a non-latching comparator. In addition, the current sense amplifier ...

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Circuit Fault Protection with Very Fast Latching Load Disconnect

Sep 7th 2011
The LT6108 is a complete high side current sense device that incorporates a precision current sense amplifier, an integrated voltage reference and a comparator. Two versions of the LT6108 are available. The LT6108-1 has a latching comparator and the LT6108-2 has a non-latching comparator. In addition, the current sense amplifier ...

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Energy-Tripped Circuit Breaker Trips After a Time Interval That Varies as a Function of Sensed Load Current

Sep 7th 2011
The circuit of this circuit has three distinct parts – circuit breaking, current sensing and timing. The circuit breaking function can be any type of electronically controlled relay or solid state switch, properly sized for voltage and current ratings of the load being protected. Load current sensing is achieved via an ...

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Circuit Fault Protection with Latching Load Disconnect and Early Warning Indication

Jun 28th 2011
The LT6109 is a complete high side current sense device that incorporates a precision current sense amplifier, an integrated voltage reference and two comparators. Two versions of the LT6109 are available. The LT6109-1 has the comparators connected in opposing polarity and the LT6109-2 has the comparators connected in the same ...

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Overcurrent and Undervoltage Battery Fault Protection

Jun 28th 2011
The LT6109 is a complete high side current sense device that incorporates a precision current sense amplifier, an integrated voltage reference and two comparators. Two versions of the LT6109 are available. The LT6109-1 has the comparators connected in opposing polarity and the LT6109-2 has the comparators connected in the same ...

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LT6109 Simplified DC Motor Torque Control

Jun 28th 2011
The LT6109 is a complete high side current sense device that incorporates a precision current sense amplifier, an integrated voltage reference and two comparators. Two versions of the LT6109 are available. The LT6109-1 has the comparators connected in opposing polarity and the LT6109-2 has the comparators connected in the same ...

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Solenoid Current Monitor for Ground Tied Solenoid

Nov 2nd 2010
The common mode inputs to the LT1999 switch between Vs and one diode drop below ground. The LT1999 is a high speed precision current sense amplifier, designed to monitor bidirectional currents over a wide common mode range. The LT1999 is offered in three gain options: 10V/V, 20V/V, and 50V/V. The LT1999 senses current via ...

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Armature Current Monitor for DC Motor Applications

Nov 2nd 2010
The LT1999 is a high speed precision current sense amplifier, designed to monitor bidirectional currents over a wide common mode range. The LT1999 is offered in three gain options: 10V/V, 20V/V, and 50V/V. The LT1999 senses current via an external resistive shunt and generates an output voltage, indicating both magnitude and ...

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The LT6105 Can Monitor the Current of Either Positive or Negative Supplies, Without a Schematic Change.

Sep 7th 2007
Positive or negative current flow is measured by just swapping inputs, -IN connected to most negative side of sense resistor. +IN is connected to most positive side of sense resistor. ...

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LT6105 Current Sense Amplifier Monitors Both +15V and -15V Supplies

Greg Zimmer - Senior Product Marketing Engineer Sep 7th 2007
The input common mode range of the LT6105 also makes it suitable for monitoring either positive or negative supplies. The circuit below shows one LT6105 applied as a simple positive supply monitor, and another LT6105 as a simple negative supply monitor. Note that the schematics are practically identical and both have outputs ...

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Solenoid is Pulled High to 24V, Freewheels Low to a Schottky Below Ground

Sep 7th 2007
The large input common mode range of the LT6105 makes it suitable for monitoring currents in quarter, half and full bridge inductive load driving applications.This circuit shows an example of a quarter bridge. The MOSFET pulls down on the bottom of the solenoid to increase solenoid current. It lets go to decrease current, and ...

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Bidirectional Current Sense Circuit with Separate Charge/Discharge Output

Jun 15th 2007
The LTC6102/LTC6102HV monitor current via the voltage across an external sense resistor (shunt resistor). Internal circuitry converts input voltage to output current, allowing a small sense signal on a large common mode voltage to be translated to a ground-referred signal. Low DC offset allows the use of very low shunt resistor ...

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High Voltage/Current and Temperature Monitoring

Jun 15th 2007
The LTC2990 is used to monitor system temperatures, voltages and currents. Through the I2C serial interface, the device can be configured to measure many combinations of internal temperature, remote temperature, remote voltage, remote current and internal VCC. The internal 10ppm/°C reference minimizes the number of supporting ...

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Ultraprecise Current Sensing with LTC6102

Jun 15th 2007
Very low input offset allows using low value resistors while maintaining high measurement resolution. Using low value also reduces power losses and temperature rise. ...

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Bidirectional H-Bridge Monitoring with Single-Ended Output

Jan 17th 2007
The output structure of the LTC6104 provides a single bidirectional signal. The output connection can either source or sink current to a load resistance, depending on which input channel is sensing current fl ow. A negative-going output swing remains linear as long as Pin 4 (V–) is lower than the lowest expected output level ...

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Bidirectional H-Bridge Monitoring with ADC-Friendly Differential Output

Jan 15th 2007
The dual outputs of the LTC6103 can be used individually to provide overload detection, and/or may be taken as a differential pair to provide a bidirectional signal to an analog-to-digital converter (ADC) for example. Figure 3 shows a typical circuit for a generic H-bridge application. The power devices may be complementary ...

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High Side Current Sense and Fuse Monitor

May 6th 2005
The LT6100 can be used as a combination current sensor and fuse monitor. This part includes on-chip output buffering and was designed to operate with the low supply voltage (≥2.7V), typical of vehicle data acquisition systems, while the sense inputs monitor signals at the higher battery bus potential. The LT6100 inputs are ...

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48V Supply Current Monitor with Isolated Output and 105V Survivability

Mar 17th 2005
The HV version of the LTC6101 can operate with a total supply voltage of 105V. Current flow in high supply voltage rails can be monitored directly or in an isolated fashion as shown in this circuit. The gain of the circuit and the level of output current from the LTC6101 depends on the particular opto-isolator used. ...

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Simple 500V High Side Current Monitor

Mar 17th 2005
Adding two external Mosfets to hold off the voltage al-lows the LTC6101 to connect to very high potentials and monitor the current flow. The output current from the LTC6101, which is proportional to the sensed input volt-age, flows through M1 to create a ground referenced output voltage. ...

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High-Side Transimpedance Amplifier & APD Monitor

Mar 17th 2005
Current through a photodiode with a large reverse bias potential is converted to a ground referenced output voltage directly through an LTC6101. The supply rail can be as high as 70V. Gain of the I to V conversion, the trans- impedance, is set by the selection of resistor RL. ...

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LTC6101/LT3021 Voltage Controlled Current Source

Mar 16th 2005
Adding a current sense amplifier in the feedback loop of an adjustable low dropout voltage regulator creates a simple voltage controlled current source. The range of output current sourced by the circuit is set only by the current capability of the voltage regulator. The current sense amplifier senses the output current and ...

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16-Bit Resolution Unidirectional Current Sense into LTC2433 ADC

Jun 18th 2003
The LTC2433-1 can accurately digitize signal with source impedances up to 5kΩ. This LTC6101 current sense circuit uses a 4.99kΩ output resistance to meet this requirement, thus no additional buffering is necessary. ...

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Bidirectional Battery-Current Monitor

Aug 26th 1999
This circuit provides the capability of monitoring current in either direction through the sense resistor. To allow negative outputs to represent charging current, VEE is connected to a small negative supply. In single-supply operation (VEE at ground), the output range may be offset upwards by applying a positive reference level ...

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Low Power, Bidirectional 60V Precision Hi Side Current Sense

Aug 26th 1999
Using a very precise zero-drift amplifier as a pre-amp allows for the use of a very small sense resistor in a high voltage supply line. A floating power supply regulates the voltage across the pre-amplifier on any voltage rail up to the 60V limit of the LT1787HV circuit. Overall gain of this circuit is 1000. A 1mA change in ...

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Split or Single Supply Operation, Bidirectional Output into A/D

Aug 8th 1998
In this circuit, split supply operation is used on both the LT1787 and LT1404 to provide a symmetric bidirectional measurement. In the single-supply case, where the LT1787 pin 6 is driven by VREF, the bidirectional measurement range is slightly asymmetric due to VREF being somewhat greater than mid-span of the ADC input range. ...

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