current drain

current drain

[′kər·ənt ‚drān]
(electricity)
The current taken from a voltage source by a load. Also known as drain.
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This reduces current drain and puts the camera in sleep mode.
We can roughly estimate the current drain on the bus by taking half the fuse values and adding them together.
In order to evaluate the internal resistance of the battery, we need to record the voltage of the battery under the strong current drain, i.e.
The R&S CMW wideband radio communication tester und the R&S RT-ZVC04 probe can be used to test and monitor, for example, the data throughput and volume of LTE transmissions at these interfaces, and to measure and monitor the current drain of these components with high resolution.
Typical measurement current drain is 385 [micro]A, which corresponds to an average 8.6-pW power consumption if measurements are made once per second.
So, when the battery and starter tested fine for him, he checked for a current drain and found that something was drawing power from the battery when the car was turned off.
Features include a 125 MHz high frequency with differential output and a low current drain, and <300 fs max rms jitter from 12 kHz to 20 MHz.
When you plugged a heater strip into a battery, the constant current drain quickly exhausted even large batteries.
The MB86L13A multiband LTE transceiver delivers world-class performance for current drain and RF parameters.
There is virtually no current drain (< 1 [micro] A) in sleep mode.
Many engineers are under pressure to extend battery life in their applications, and these new devices meet that demand by offering high power-added efficiency to reduce battery current drain, while their low operating voltages further extend battery life.
* The SL353HT which has a high duty cycle (13% typical) and low current drain (0.33 mA, 2.8 VDC) for use in energy-efficient products requiring higher switching frequencies.