January 3, 2013 - by EPT Magazine
Metal strip battery shunt resistor delivers 36W power
VISHAY WSBM8518 Power Metal Strip battery shunt resistor provides a molded enclosure with a four-pin connector providing easy pcb connection to the shunt resistor assembly. Built using proprietary processing techniques, device combines a high 36W power capability in the 8518 package size with extremely low resistance of 100µ?. With a tolerance of 5.0%, device provides more accurate data to determine battery charge and discharge.