# Linear regulator

This video covers the basics of linear voltage regulators - what they do, how to wire them up, and where to find them. Then I give a basic example of how to build a 5V supply that can be used to power USB powered gadgets. Don't forget to subscribe! This video builds on material covered in my tutorial on building unregulated power supplies: h...

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Basic concepts of linear regulator and switching mode power supplies: This article explains the basic concepts of linear regulators and switching mode power supplies (SMPS). It is aimed at system engineers who may not be very familiar with power supply designs and selection.

LT3091 36V 1.5A Negative Linear Regulator with Programmable Current Limit

LM1117-N/LM1117I 800mA Low-Dropout Linear Regulator

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The Linear Technology LT®3081 is a 1.5 A low dropout linear regulator designed for rugged industrial applications. Key features of the IC are the extended safe operating area (SOA), output current monitor, temperature monitor and programmable current limit.

LT3091 36V 1.5A Negative Linear Regulator with Programmable Current Limit

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Micrel's MIC5282 high-performance linear regulator offers a very wide input operating voltage range, up to 120 V DC, and supplies an output current of up to 50 mA.

36V 800mA Robust Linear Regulator Has Extended SOA

5v Linear Regulator