Chapter 31. voltage sensor

What It Does

A voltage sensor measures the electrical potential between any two points in a circuit, or the voltage supplied by a power source, and provides data in volts or fractions of a volt. It should not be confused with an analog-to-digital converter, which is not a sensor in itself, but can process the voltage output from a sensor by digitizing it. More information about analog-to-digital conversion is in the Appendix. See Appendix A.

Applications ...

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