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- 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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Texas Instruments INA168NA/250
The INA138 and INA168 (INA1x8) are high-side, unipolar, current shunt monitors. Wideinput common-mode voltage range, low quiescent current, and tiny SOT-23 packaging enable use in avariety of applications.
Input common-mode and power-supply voltages are independent and can range from 2.7 V to36 V for the INA138 and 2.7 V to 60 V for the INA168. Quiescent current is only 25 µA, whichpermits connecting the power supply to either side of the current measurement shunt with minimalerror.
The device converts a differential input voltage to a current output. This current isconverted 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 inmeasurement and level shifting.
Both the INA138 and INA168 are available in SOT23-5 and are specified for the –40°C to125°C temperature range.