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3A Fast Response Ultra Low Dropout Linear Regulator



The LP38513 fast-response ultra-low dropout linear regulator operates from a 2.25-V to 5.5-V input supply. This device responds very quickly to step changes in line or load conditions, making it suitable for low-voltage microprocessor applications. Developed on a CMOS process, with a PMOS pass transistor, the LP38513 has low quiescent-current operation independent of the output load current. Ground Pin Current: Typically 12 mA at 3-A load current.Disable Mode: Typically 60 µA quiescent current when the enable (EN) pin is pulled low.ERROR Flag: The ERROR flag goes low if VOUT falls more than typically 15% below the nominal value.Precision Output Voltage: A specified VOUT accuracy of ±2.6% with TJ from 0°C to 125°C.

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  • Input Supply Voltage 2.25 V to 5.5 V
  • Conversions from 2.5-V Rail to 1.8-V Rail
  • Stable with Ceramic Capacitors
  • Low Ground Pin Current
  • Load Regulation of 0.1% for 10 mA to 3-A Load Current
  • 60-μA Typical Quiescent Current in Shutdown Mode
  • Specified Output Current of 3 A
  • Specified VOUT Accuracy of ±2.6% With
    TJ from 0°C to +125°C
  • ERROR Flag Indicates VOUT Status
  • Overtemperature and Overcurrent Protection
  • −40°C to +125°C Operating TJ Range

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  Min   Max Range
Vin  V 2.25 to 5.5V
Vout  V 1.8 to 1.8V
Iout  A ≤ 3A
Ambient Temp  °C -40 to 125°C


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Part number Order Output options Iout (Max) (A) Vin (Max) (V) Vin (Min) (V) Vout (Max) (V) Vout (Min) (V) Fixed output options (V) Package Group Features Regulated outputs (#) Operating temperature range (C) Thermal resistance θJA (°C/W) Noise (uVrms) Approx. price (US$) Rating PSRR @ 100 KHz (dB) Accuracy (%) Dropout voltage (Vdo) (Typ) (mV) Iq (Typ) (mA) Package size: mm2:W x L (PKG)
LP38513 Order now Fixed Output     3     5.5     2.25     1.8     1.8     1.8     DDPAK/TO-263 | 5
TO-220 | 5    
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1     -40 to 125     32     45     1.00 | 1ku     Catalog     29     2     425     10     5DDPAK/TO-263: 155 mm2: 15.24 x 10.16 (DDPAK/TO-263 | 5)
5TO-220: 86 mm2: 8.47 x 10.16 (TO-220 | 5)