Monitor Power using IC

 

When a system uses both AC and DC power, two different ICs are required for Power Monitoring to ensure superior performance and accuracy. Many of the applications such as Solar Inverters, Smart Lighting and Cloud Servers often use both modes to maintain safe operation, AC as the main Power Supply while DC as backup Power Supply, or vice-versa. Microchip Technology Inc has solved this problem and eased up the process of power monitoring by launching a flexible dual-mode power monitoring IC that measures both AC and DC modes with an accuracy of 0.1 percent error. Power calculations and event monitoring are also one of the main features of this IC.

Source: Microchip Technology Inc.

Author: Ankit Modi

I have received M.Tech. (Power Electronics, Machines and Drives) from Nirma University and B.E. (Electrical Engineering) in the year of 2013 and 2010 respectively. I have good skills in programming Arduino boards, ESP8266 and Bluetooth HC-05 along with developing Android Application using MIT App Inventor 2. I have started learning STM32F407VG Discovery board and TM4C123GXL Tiva C Launchpad.

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