Stackpole has expanded its HCS series high current shunt chip resistors to include a 1206 size part rated at 2W. The HCS series combines an elevated resistive element to lower the induced heat on the PCB with low resistance values down to 0.3mΩ to achieve this outstanding performance.
The HCS1206 has low TCR ranging from 150 to 300ppm for high accuracy even at high temperatures. The HCS is designed to handle and operate at high temperatures; it is rated for full power up to 100°C and can operate safely at reduced power up to 170°C.
The HCS series is a good choice for all types of high power supplies and power modules, electric motor controls, fuel powered engine controls, DC/DC converters in switching power supplies, frequency converters, voltage regulators, portable power management and battery monitoring.