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...
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.
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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.