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Output options Adjustable Output, Programmable Output Iout (Max) (A) 4 Vin (Max) (V) 6.5 Vin (Min) (V) 1.1 Vout (Max) (V) 5 Vout (Min) (V) 0.8 Noise (uVrms) 4.4 Iq (Typ) (mA) 2.8 Thermal resistance θJA (°C/W) 35 Load capacitance (Min) (µF) 47 Rating Catalog Regulated outputs (#) 1 Features Enable, Output Discharge, Power Good, Soft Start Accuracy (%) 1 PSRR @ 100 KHz (dB) 25 Dropout voltage (Vdo) (Typ) (mV) 150 Operating temperature range (C) -40 to 125
Output options Adjustable Output, Programmable Output Iout (Max) (A) 4 Vin (Max) (V) 6.5 Vin (Min) (V) 1.1 Vout (Max) (V) 5 Vout (Min) (V) 0.8 Noise (uVrms) 4.4 Iq (Typ) (mA) 2.8 Thermal resistance θJA (°C/W) 35 Load capacitance (Min) (µF) 47 Rating Catalog Regulated outputs (#) 1 Features Enable, Output Discharge, Power Good, Soft Start Accuracy (%) 1 PSRR @ 100 KHz (dB) 25 Dropout voltage (Vdo) (Typ) (mV) 150 Operating temperature range (C) -40 to 125
VQFN (RGR) 20 12 mm² 3.5 x 3.5
  • Low Dropout: 150 mV (typ) at 4 A
  • 1% (max) Accuracy Over Line, Load, and Temperature
  • Output Voltage Noise:
    • 4.4 µVRMS at 0.8-V Output
    • 8.4 µVRMS at 5.0-V Output
  • Input Voltage Range:
    • Without BIAS: 1.4 V to 6.5 V
    • With BIAS: 1.1 V to 6.5 V
  • ANY-OUT Operation:
    • Output Voltage Range: 0.8 V to 3.95 V
  • Adjustable Operation:
    • Output Voltage Range: 0.8 V to 5.0 V
  • Power-Supply Ripple Rejection:
    • 40 dB at 500 kHz
  • Excellent Load Transient Response
  • Adjustable Soft-Start In-Rush Control
  • Open-Drain Power-Good (PG) Output
  • Stable with a 47-µF or Larger Ceramic Output Capacitor
  • Operating Temperature Range:
    –40ºC to +125°C
  • 3.5-mm × 3.5-mm, 20-Pin VQFN
  • Low Dropout: 150 mV (typ) at 4 A
  • 1% (max) Accuracy Over Line, Load, and Temperature
  • Output Voltage Noise:
    • 4.4 µVRMS at 0.8-V Output
    • 8.4 µVRMS at 5.0-V Output
  • Input Voltage Range:
    • Without BIAS: 1.4 V to 6.5 V
    • With BIAS: 1.1 V to 6.5 V
  • ANY-OUT Operation:
    • Output Voltage Range: 0.8 V to 3.95 V
  • Adjustable Operation:
    • Output Voltage Range: 0.8 V to 5.0 V
  • Power-Supply Ripple Rejection:
    • 40 dB at 500 kHz
  • Excellent Load Transient Response
  • Adjustable Soft-Start In-Rush Control
  • Open-Drain Power-Good (PG) Output
  • Stable with a 47-µF or Larger Ceramic Output Capacitor
  • Operating Temperature Range:
    –40ºC to +125°C
  • 3.5-mm × 3.5-mm, 20-Pin VQFN

The TPS7A85 is a low-noise (4.4 µVRMS), low-dropout linear regulator (LDO) capable of sourcing 4 A with only 240 mV of maximum dropout. The device output voltage is pin-programmable from 0.8 V to 3.95 V and adjustable from 0.8 V to 5.0 V using an external resistor divider.

The combination of low-noise (4.4 µVRMS), high-PSRR, and high output current capability makes the TPS7A85 ideal to power noise-sensitive components such as those found in high-speed communications, video, medical, or test and measurement applications. The high performance of the TPS7A85 limits power-supply-generated phase noise and clock jitter, making this device ideal for powering high-performance serializer and deserializer (SerDes), analog-to-digital converters (ADCs), digital-to-analog converters (DACs), and RF components. Specifically, RF amplifiers benefit from the high-performance and 5.0-V output capability of the device.

For digital loads [such as application-specific integrated circuits (ASICs), field-programmable gate arrays (FPGAs), and digital signal processors (DSPs)] requiring low-input voltage, low-output (LILO) voltage operation, the exceptional accuracy (0.75% over load and temperature), remote sensing, excellent transient performance, and soft-start capabilities of the TPS7A85 ensure optimal system performance.

The versatility of the TPS7A85 makes the device a component of choice for many demanding applications.

The TPS7A85 is a low-noise (4.4 µVRMS), low-dropout linear regulator (LDO) capable of sourcing 4 A with only 240 mV of maximum dropout. The device output voltage is pin-programmable from 0.8 V to 3.95 V and adjustable from 0.8 V to 5.0 V using an external resistor divider.

The combination of low-noise (4.4 µVRMS), high-PSRR, and high output current capability makes the TPS7A85 ideal to power noise-sensitive components such as those found in high-speed communications, video, medical, or test and measurement applications. The high performance of the TPS7A85 limits power-supply-generated phase noise and clock jitter, making this device ideal for powering high-performance serializer and deserializer (SerDes), analog-to-digital converters (ADCs), digital-to-analog converters (DACs), and RF components. Specifically, RF amplifiers benefit from the high-performance and 5.0-V output capability of the device.

For digital loads [such as application-specific integrated circuits (ASICs), field-programmable gate arrays (FPGAs), and digital signal processors (DSPs)] requiring low-input voltage, low-output (LILO) voltage operation, the exceptional accuracy (0.75% over load and temperature), remote sensing, excellent transient performance, and soft-start capabilities of the TPS7A85 ensure optimal system performance.

The versatility of the TPS7A85 makes the device a component of choice for many demanding applications.

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* Data sheet TPS7A85 High-Current (4 A), High-Accuracy (1%), Low-Noise (4.4 µVRMS), LDO Voltage Regulator datasheet (Rev. A) 05 Feb 2016
Selection guide Low Dropout Regulators Quick Reference Guide (Rev. P) 21 Mar 2018
Technical article LDO basics: noise – part 1 14 Jun 2017
Selection guide TI Components for Aerospace and Defense Guide (Rev. E) 22 Mar 2017
Technical article Optimizing LDO voltage accuracy 06 May 2016
Technical article Keep it simple with an LDO regulator 29 Apr 2016
User guide TPS7A85EVM-754 Evaluation Module User's Guide 29 Feb 2016

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