Low quiescent current (IQ)
Extend battery and shelf life without compromising system performance
Why does quiescent current matter?
In battery-operated systems, the need to achieve high efficiency at no- or light-load conditions requires power solutions to tightly regulate the output while maintaining ultra-low supply current. With TI’s portfolio of ultra-low IQ technologies and products, you can maximize your battery run time and enable low power consumption in your next design.
Benefits of TI technologies for low IQ
Low, always-on power
Long battery run times, enabled by ultra-low leakage process technologies and novel control topologies.
Fast response times
Fast wake-up comparators and zero-IQ feedback control enable fast dynamic responses without compromising low power consumption.
Reduced form factor
Area reduction techniques for resistors and capacitors facilitate integration into space-constrained applications while not affecting quiescent power.
How to extend battery life with low-IQ technologies
This video series provides a primer on key current specifications, the benefits of low IQ in a battery-powered systems, and specific examples of applications that are facing increased demand for low-IQ designs.
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