Ever wondered what a precision shunt is? Perhaps how it might be used and what types of products use this type of electronic device? We go over these details and show how a precision shunt works and how it is used in the real world.
There are a number of considerations that should be taken into account when deciding on how and where to mount a shunt. Electrically, it is common practice to place the shunt on the ground or return line in close proximity to the power source.
Shunts can be used in a variety of electronic components. Here is a list of definitions for different types of shunts as well as characteristics of shunts and how they are made.