nRF52 DK v1.2.x

Measuring current

The current drawn by the nRF52832 device can be monitored on the nRF52 DK.

There are several types of test equipment that can be used to measure current, each type has some advantages and some disadvantages. The different test equipment types are:

Power analyzer and Power Profiler Kit measurements will not be described in the present document. For more information on Power Profiler Kit, see Power Profiler Kit User Guide.

See the section Using an oscilloscope for current profile measurement for instructions.

See the section Using an ampere-meter for current measurement for instructions.

Note: When measuring the current consumption:

For more information on current measurement, see the tutorial Current measurement guide: Introduction.