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App note: Overcurrent event detection circuit

Posted on Sunday, November 18th, 2018 in app notes by DP

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Sample overcurrent detection circuit from Texas Instruments. Link here (PDF)

This is a unidirectional current sensing solution generally referred to as overcurrent protection (OCP) that can provide an overcurrent alert signal to shut off a system for a threshold current and re-engage the system once the output drops below a desired voltage lower than the overcurrent output threshold voltage.

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