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PL Series DC Supplies: Remote Sense

Remote sense terminals and switch

Remote sense for precision regulation

Most laboratory power supplies quote impressive figures for load regulation. Unfortunately, the impedance of the connection leads can make this a nonsense for regulation at the load.

If the current is high, the meter will show a significantly higher voltage than the load is actually seeing. (for example, two 0.02 Ohm connection leads will drop 120mV at 3 amps).

The PL Series has easy access remote sense terminals - unlike many general purpose laboratory power supplies - to ensure perfect regulation and meter precision.

Remote or Local at the flick of a switch

Research shows that engineers choose not to use remote sense for many applications.

The New PL Series makes the choice as easy as possible with a front mounted local/remote sense switch.