Selecting Current Sensors and TransformersMay 01, 2023 by Coilcraft
- Selecting AC Current Sensors/Transformers
- Coilcraft Current Transformer Selector Tool
Application Note Overview
Accurate in-circuit current measurements are often required to limit over-current, control power circuits, and optimize circuit performance. Designers often use current transformers to measure high-frequency changing (alternating) current of various waveforms, but selecting the best off-the-shelf current sense transformer has its challenges. This application note discusses how to best balance the design trade-offs in component size, current handling, and efficiency.