dropout current

dropout current

[′dräp‚au̇t ‚kə·rənt]
(electricity)
The maximum current at which a relay or other magnetically operated device will release to its deenergized position.
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The dropout current is measured for each relay under test.
For the device in this study, the dropout current was approximately 9 mA.
5x and 2x modes and through their low dropout current sinks.