constant-current source

Definitions

Electronics

  • A power supply whose output current is essentially constant, despite variations in variables such as load resistance, line voltage, and temperature, so long as they are within a prescribed range. Also called constant current supply, constant-current power supply, constant-current power source, current-regulated supply, or current-regulated power supply.
  • synonymconstant-current power supply
  • synonymconstant-current supply
  • synonymcurrent-regulated power supply
  • synonymcurrent-regulated supply
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