Bourns current sense chip resistors

Models CRE2512/CRA2512/CRF2512/CRM2512 are designed to detect and convert current to an easily measured voltage, proportional to the current through the device. These series meet many requirements of a high-powered current sense resistor.  Offering low resistance to help minimise power consumption, the Models come with a ± 1 % resistance tolerance. The standard Temperature Coefficient of Resistance (TCR) for the CRE2512/CRA2512/CRF2512 is just ±50 PPM/°C, while the TCR for the CRM2512 is ±100/200 PPM/°C. This ensures stable operating accuracy over wide temperature ranges. The models also use a specialised sensing material to ensure a low thermal Electromotive Force (EMF). Current sense resistors are growing in popularity due to their high measurement accuracy and relatively low cost compared to other technologies.


Bourns Current Sense Chip Resistors

Features and Benefits


Mn/Cu alloy resistor

Power rating at 70 °C: 2 W, 3 W

Inductance less than 5 nH


RoHS compliant*

*RoHS Directive 2002/95/EC Jan. 27, 2003 including annex and RoHS Recast 2011/65/EU June 8, 2011.

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