60-V, High-Side, Current Output Current Shunt Monitor - INA168


60-V, High-Side, Current Output Current Shunt Monitor

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The INA138 and INA168 are high-side, unipolar, current shunt monitors. Wide input common-mode voltage range, low quiescent current, and tiny SOT-23 packaging enable use in a variety of applications.

Input common-mode and power-supply voltages are independent and can range from 2.7 V to 36 V for the INA138 and 2.7 V to 60 V for the INA168. Quiescent current is only 25 µA, which permits connecting the power supply to either side of the current measurement shunt with minimal error.

The device converts a differential input voltage to a current output. This current is converted back to a voltage with an external load resistor that sets any gain from 1 to over 100. Although designed for current shunt measurement, the circuit invites creative applications in measurement and level shifting.

Both the INA138 and INA168 are available in SOT23-5 and are specified for the –40°C to 125°C temperature range.

For all available packages, see the orderable addendum at the end of the datasheet.


  • Complete Unipolar High-Side Current Measurement Circuit
  • Wide Supply and Common-Mode Range
  • INA138: 2.7 V to 36 V
  • INA168: 2.7 V to 60 V
  • Independent Supply and Input Common-Mode Voltages
  • Single Resistor Gain Set
  • Low Quiescent Current (25 µA Typical)
  • Wide Temperature Range: –40°C to +125°C
  • 5-Pin SOT-23 Package

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Parametrics Compare all products in Current Shunt Analog Output

Input Offset (+/-) (Max) (uV)
Input Offset Drift (+/-) (Typ) (uV/Degrees Celsius)
Iq (Max) (mA)
Gain (V/V)
Small-Signal Bandwidth (Typ) (MHz)
CMRR (Min) (dB)
Vs (Min) (V)
Vs (Max) (V)
Common Mode Range (Min)
Common Mode Range (Max)
Special Features
Operating Temperature Range (C)
Package Group
Estimated Package Size (WxL) (mm2)
Approx. Price (US$)
INA168 INA138 INA139 INA169
1000     1000     1000     1000    
1     1     1     1    
0.06     0.06     0.125     0.125    
Adjustable     Adjustable     Adjustable     Adjustable    
0.8     0.8     4.4     4.4    
120     120     120     120    
2.7     2.7     2.7     2.7    
60     36     40     60    
2.7     2.7     2.7     2.7    
60     36     36     60    
Analog Output     Analog Output     Analog Output     Analog Output    
Catalog     Catalog     Catalog     Catalog    
-40 to 125     -40 to 125     -40 to 125     -40 to 125    
SOT-23     SOT-23     SOT-23     SOT-23    
5SOT-23: 1.6 x 2.9: 10 mm2     5SOT-23: 1.6 x 2.9: 10 mm2     5SOT-23: 1.6 x 2.9: 10 mm2     5SOT-23: 1.6 x 2.9: 10 mm2    
0.85 | 1ku     0.65 | 1ku     0.65 | 1ku     0.85 | 1ku    

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