Linear Regulators (LDO)

Maxim offers a wide range of high performance LDO ICs (low-dropout linear regulators). An LDO differs from a standard linear voltage regulator in that the LDO can operate with a very small voltage difference between the regulated output voltage level and the unregulated input voltage. Typically an LDO might offer a "dropout" (difference between input and output voltage) of less than 0.3V whereas a standard linear voltage regulator typically offers a dropout voltage of 1 Volt or more. The low dropout voltage makes LDOs a good choice for portable and battery-powered applications.

  • Dropout Voltages as Low as 25mV (MAX15101)
  • Quiescent Currents as Low as 2µA (MAX1725)
  • Output Voltage from -15V to +28V
  • Output Current from 20mA to 4A
  • Many LDOs in Tiny SC70, SOT23, and µMAX® packaging
  • Extended -55°C to +125°C Temperature Range (MAX882)
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