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current sense amplifiers

Current and power measurement for real-time system protection, feedback control and high-accuracy system monitoring

Analog Output

Integrate the full analog signal processing and provide a voltage or current output

Integrated comparator

Provides a simple ALERT signal when the load current exceeds a threshold

Power / Current Monitors

Integrate the full signal conditioning path and utilize a standard 2-wire digital interface

Integrated Shunt

Offers a low-drift, precision integrated sense element

Featured TI Designs reference designs

TIDA-00753

Three-phase, AC-current measurements using a current transformer

High-accuracy, wide-range AC current measurement for a three-phase motor

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TIDA-00795

Automotive precision eFuse

Demonstrates a replacement to the traditional fuse, offering higher accuracy overcurrent protection

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TIDA-00614

30A range, bidirectional current shunt monitor

Accurately measures current across a range of 30A on a bus that carries up to 36-V common mode voltage from -40°C to +85°C

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TIDA-00328

50mA-20A, single-supply, low-side or high-side current sensing

Achieve a wide-dynamic-range current-sensing solution with a current sense amplifier and overcurrent protection comparator

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TIDA-00313

-48V telecom current/voltage/ power sense with IF isolation

Accurately measure current, voltage and power on a bus that carries -48V; data is communicated using an I2C interface

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TIDA-00528

40V to 400V uni-directional current/voltage/power monitoring

Measure current, voltage and power on a bus as high as 400V using an I2C- or SMBUS-compatible interface

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Featured technical resources

Online training series

Online training series

15 short videos to get started with current sense amplifiers

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Overcurrent protection white paper

Overcurrent protection white paper

Learn about different techniques for overcurrent protection design

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Current sense amplifiers guide

Current sense amplifier guide

Featured TI Designs reference designs and current sense amplifier products

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TI's current sense amplifiers provide high-precision, low-cost current measurement and power measurement by amplifying the differential voltage drop across a shunt resistor from mA to 100s A. Current sense amplifiers, also called current shunt monitors, are specialized differential amplifiers with a precisely matched resistive gain network. Current sense amplifiers are used in systems to provide real-time overcurrent protection (OCP), monitor current and power to optimize system efficiency or provide current measurement for closed loop circuits.