FAQ: In the AC6800 series AC sources, what is the difference between Current Limit mode and Constant Current mode?

Current Limit mode acts like a fuse or circuit breaker. If you exceed a set current limit value, the output will shut down. This applies to the AC6800A family of AC sources.

The 6800B series AC sources have a constant current mode, which allows current to flow when the current limit is reached, but will reduce the output voltage to maintain a constant current level.

Applies to: 6811B, 6812B, 6813B

Applies to: AC6801A, AC6802A, AC6803A, AC6804A

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