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Ammeter Shunt FAQ

Posted by donblankenburg Jan 25, 2019
DC Ammeter shunt – The term DC ammeter shunt stems from one of the early uses of the devices as a means of measuring DC currents in a circuit utilizing a simple analog milli-volt meter.  Many of the terms associated with these products are directly related to this application, although in simple terms a DC ammeter shunt is simply a precision current sensing resistor.   Rated current – Shunts are specified first by choosing the chassis style, then the rated current followed ...
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