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Shunts increase capabilities of digital multi-meters.

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MS Series lets engineers plug in electrical shunt directly to most dc digital multi-meters, indicating accurate current measurements up to 50 A across -65 to +275°C range. Products are equipped with heavy-duty, commercially pure copper test leads, and 4 terminal leads are also available. Able to be customized for 50 and 100 mV applications, shunts are offered with ohmic values up to 100 ohms, tolerances to 0.005%, and TCR characteristics to 10 ppm.

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The Precision Resistor Co., Inc. is Pleased to Introduce the MS Series Shunts

Designed for Use with Digital Multi-Meters, increasing Direct Current Sensing Capabilities to 50 Amps.

Largo, Florida U.S.A., October 14, 2008----The MS Series allows engineers to easily plug in the electrical shunt directly to most direct current (D.C.) digital multi-meters indicating accurate current measurements up to 50 amperes across a wide temperature span from -65°C. to +275°C. The MS Series is ideal for a variety of meters, increasing their capabilities, enabling D.C. readings from meters that only have a voltage measuring function for example. These premium shunts are equipped with heavy duty commercially pure copper test leads. Four terminal leads are also available for very accurate current sensing applications with extremely low EMF emitted. The MS Series can be customized for 50 mV & 100 mV applications, available in a wide variety of ohmic values up to 100 ohms, tolerances to 0.005% & T.C.R. characteristics to 10 parts per million (ppm). Our standard MS-40 is in stock, readily available for immediate sale and delivery via our online store, please visit: for more details including exact physical and electrical specifications along with typical values for the volt drop method.

PRC is a worldwide custom manufacturer of precision electronic components including precision fixed wirewound resistors, sensors, shunts & compensators for critical applications. Resistors have low EMF of less than 0.3 to 1.5 microvolts per degrees C with respect to the copper terminals. Features of resistors include lower temperature rise per watt, low TCR & low EMF, repeatable measurements under load, low ohmic values to 1 milliohm, closer resistance tolerances of plus/minus 0.005 percent and operation over a wide temperature span & great stability under load. Additional features include wide variety of shapes & sizes, measurable & predictable voltage/temperature relationship piece-to-piece, high temperature insulation & assorted diameters of pure copper lead sizes. Capabilities also include short & long production runs, customization to buyer specifications & no minimum quantity orders. Industries served include electronics & computer fields among many others. Meets DIN standards & RoHS compliant. N.I.S.T. traceability and tape & reel services are also available.

For more information, for general public:
Arleen Reid, Sales Manager
Phone: 727 541 5771

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