What resistor do i need for 50 a current sensor

FAQ | Mar 10,2023

The resistor needed for a 50A current sensor depends on the specific type of sensor you are using and the output signal requirements.

If you are using a Hall effect current sensor, for example, the resistor value needed to convert the sensor output to a voltage signal can be calculated using Ohm’s law. The equation is:

R = Vout / Isc

Where: R = Resistor value in Ohms Vout = Desired output voltage in volts Isc = Full-scale current measurement of the sensor in Amperes

For a 50A Hall effect current sensor with a desired output voltage of 5V, the resistor value would be:

R = 5V / 50A = 0.1 Ohms

Note that this is just an example, and the actual resistor value needed will depend on the specific sensor and application requirements. It is important to consult the datasheet and application notes for your specific current sensor and follow the manufacturer’s recommendations for interfacing with the sensor.

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