The Great Search: Current Sense Resistors #TheGreatSearch #DigiKey #Adafruit @DigiKey @Adafruit

(Video) For the STSPIN stepper breakout board, we need some current sense/limiting resistors. These are special resistors that are very low resistance but very high wattage, so they can dissipate the heat from the Resistance * Current^2.

One thing we need to optimize for in this project is space over price – since the board size is fixed. So let’s find the smallest current sense resistor we can, we might discover some interesting things!

See on Digi-Key at https://www.digikey.com/short/djch7b70

See other episodes of The Desk of Ladyada in the playlist here and other Great Searches in the playlist here.

 


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