[amsat-bb] High side current sensor chips?

Howie DeFelice howied231 at hotmail.com
Mon Aug 22 19:02:18 UTC 2016

On $50sat we used the ZXCT1009 three terminal sensor. This requires an external shunt but allows allot of flexibility for scaling the sense voltage and now has "flight heritage".

Howie AB2S

> From: bruninga at usna.edu
> Date: Mon, 22 Aug 2016 10:46:47 -0400
> To: amsat-bb at amsat.org
> Subject: [amsat-bb] High side current sensor chips?
> What are people using on their cubesats (etc) for current sensors?
> The MAX-471 we have been using since 2001 (PCSAT) in all our designs are
> now obsolete.
> We want a chip with internal shunt and  up to say 2 amps or so.
> Bob, WB4APR
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