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Old 01-20-2013, 11:59 AM   #102
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Originally Posted by RocketMoto View Post
Looking great, Josh!

What's the parasitic draw of the device when the input trigger is off (below 12 volts)? Does the current draw vary, over time, in its 'off state'?
It draws 1.2 nano amps when the "relay" pin is low and 6.5mA when the "relay" pin is high.

1.2 nano amps is roughly 3 million years of battery life for a standard 35AH battery. This was an important feature and it required that I design a tool specifically to test this.

This is the nano amp current sensor I design for this purpose.
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