Digital Amp Meter

Discussion in 'The Projects Forum' started by cmac0351, Jan 8, 2009.

  1. cmac0351

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  2. beenthere

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    Pretty easy - just get a digital panel meter and use a shunt resistor for measuring current. That is good for DC current. AC current is harder, as you need to rectify the equivalent voltage and use a specialized IC (or make an equivalent circuit) to extract the RMS value.
     
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