Determines the current through the sensor by measuring the voltage across the internal resistor.
The Current Sensor determines the current through it by measuring the voltage across the internal 1.00 Ω resistor. Up to 1.5 A can be measured.
- Study resistance, voltage and capacitance in circuits
|Maximum Current Input||1.5 A*|
|Maximum Differential Voltage||1.5 V*|
|Maximum Common Mode Voltage||10 V|
|Resolution||5 mA (1X gain), 0.5 mA|
|Pin Configuration||5-pin DIN on box|
|*DC or AC RMS (root mean square)|
This product requires PASCO software for data collection and analysis. We recommend the following option(s). For more information on which is right for your classroom, see our Software Comparison: SPARKvue vs. Capstone »
This product requires a PASCO Interface to connect to your computer or device. We recommend the following option(s). For a breakdown of features, capabilities, and additional options, see our Interface Comparison Guide »
ScienceWorkshop Sensors and PASPORT Interfaces
Most of PASCO's ScienceWorkshop sensors may be used with our PASPORT interfaces by using the correct adapter. Learn more about our analog and digital PASPORT adaptors in the following guide:
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|Current Sensor Manual||English - 295.44 KB|