Today, current sensors are used in many devices to measure the electricity flowing through at any given time. These actually measure the magnetic field created by the current flow using Hall sensors.
CODICO's product range features sensors for current measurement in the range between 0 to +/- 170A. Most of our sensors are available in a very compact design. Current sensors are used in engine control, inverters, power factor correction (PFC), and in several security applications.
The hall-effect based current sensors from MPS offer an easy, isolated, bidirectional AC or DC current sensing. The isolation voltage of 2400VRMS protects the electronics from the input. ICs are available in SOIC-8 package and can detect currents from +/-5V to +/-50V. They need only a single supply of either 3,3V or 5V.
Our suppliers in this category Current Sensor:
AKM provides customers with optimum solutions based on a wide variety of sensing devices using compound semiconductor technology and IC products featuring analog/digital mixed-signal technology. AKM is also one of the Key Players in the High End Audio IC market.
KEMET belongs to the leading manufacturers of tantalum, polymer and film capacitors. The product portfolio additionally covers ceramic, aluminum electrolytic and double layer capacitors from TOKIN. The main focus of CODICO is on the film caps.
Monolithic Power Systems Inc. (MPS) is one of the leading suppliers for Power Management ICs. MPS offers high-performance power solutions in industrial applications, telecom infrastructures, cloud computing, automotive and consumer applications.
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Today, current sensors are used in many devices to measure the electricity flowing through at any given time. These actually measure the magnetic field created by the current flow using Hall sensors. The modules often also contain an iron core to focus the magnetic field.
As already mentioned, the measurement is carried out by a preferably linear Hall IC. There are, however, different design types that can also measure different amperages with different accuracy.