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Title: Current limiter
Post by: Myeevblogacc on December 21, 2020, 04:02:54 am
Hello everyone,
I’m interested in building a current limiter circuit to use with a 12 volt battery to power on car amplifier at low current.
Can anyone help me with an idea?
Thanks in advance
Title: Re: Current limiter
Post by: langwadt on December 21, 2020, 04:17:56 am
Hello everyone,
I’m interested in building a current limiter circuit to use with a 12 volt battery to power on car amplifier at low current.
Can anyone help me with an idea?
Thanks in advance

why do you need a current limiter?
Title: Re: Current limiter
Post by: bdunham7 on December 21, 2020, 04:24:35 am
Hello everyone,
I’m interested in building a current limiter circuit to use with a 12 volt battery to power on car amplifier at low current.
Can anyone help me with an idea?
Thanks in advance

First figure out exactly what you want it to do.  Do you want it to do nothing until the current reaches 'X' amps and then a) shut off   b) fold-back the current to a lower level or c) let exactly 'X' current through ??  Or some other mode of operation?
Title: Re: Current limiter
Post by: S. Petrukhin on December 21, 2020, 10:47:09 am
Maybe this Is what you need:
Title: Re: Current limiter
Post by: Myeevblogacc on December 22, 2020, 04:15:34 am
Hello, and thank you for the quick response.
When repairing an car amplifier, sometimes is needed to regulate the current to reduce the risk
Of generating more problems.
I have a 12 volts 20 amps  power supply which current can be adjusted from 3-20 amps.
What I will like is to find the way to regulate the current of a 12 volts battery the same way I do with my 20 amps
Power supply.
Thank you
Title: Re: Current limiter
Post by: bdunham7 on December 22, 2020, 05:04:51 am
The simplest way is with PTC resettable fuses.

https://www.mouser.com/datasheet/2/643/ds-cp-0zrs-series-1664088.pdf (https://www.mouser.com/datasheet/2/643/ds-cp-0zrs-series-1664088.pdf)