[volt-nuts] Load Testing a PSU
tmiller11147 at verizon.net
Tue May 17 13:07:15 EDT 2016
You are mixing the terms "shunt" and "load" I believe in error. The shunt is
not a load. It would be in series with the load.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Stan, W1LE" <stanw1le at verizon.net>
To: <volt-nuts at febo.com>
Sent: Tuesday, May 17, 2016 12:47 PM
Subject: [volt-nuts] Load Testing a PSU
> Hello The Net:
> Every test bench needs an assortment of current shunts.
> Some of mine are: 100 Amps will give a 50 millivolt drop across it at 100A
> Another is a 50 Amp shunt that gives 50 millivolts across it when
> loaded to 50A.
> Then use a DVM to measure the voltage drop.
> Also have a FLUKE current probe "clamp on" using a Hall effect technique,
> to measure AC and DC current.
> A Ebay search should give some cost effective results for a current shunt,
> just for an idea.
> Stan, W1LE Cape Cod FN41sr
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