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100-mA, 30-V, linear voltage regulator

US ECCN: EAR99 US/Local Export Classification Number

NEW - Custom reel may be available
Inventory: 233,579  

Quality information

RoHS Yes
Lead finish / Ball material SN
MSL rating / Peak reflow Level-1-260C-UNLIM
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Packaging information

Package | Pins Package qty | Carrier: Operating temperature range (°C)
SOIC (D) | 8 2,500 | LARGE T&R
Custom reel may be available
0 to 125
Package | Pins SOIC (D) | 8
Package qty | Carrier: 2,500 | LARGE T&R
Custom reel may be available
Operating temperature range (°C) 0 to 125
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Features for the LM78L

  • For lower cost alternative, see the UA78L
  • Input voltage up to 30 V
  • Output voltage tolerances of ±5% over the temperature range
  • Available output voltages: 5 V, 6.2 V, 8.2 V, 9 V, 12 V, and 15 V
  • Output current of 100 mA
  • Output transistor safe area protection
  • Internal thermal overload protection
  • Internal short-circuit current limit
  • No external components
  • Available in tiny DSBGA package
  • Available in 3-pin TO-92 and 8-pin SOIC low profile packages

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Description for the LM78L

The LM78L series (LM78Lxx throughout this document) of three terminal positive regulatorsis available with several fixed output voltages, making them useful in a wide range ofapplications. Used as a Zener-diode and resistor combination replacement, the LM78Lxx usuallyprovides an effective output impedance improvement of two orders of magnitude and lower quiescentcurrent. These regulators can provide local, on-card regulation, eliminating distribution problemsassociated with single-point regulation. The available voltages allow the LM78Lxx to be used inlogic systems, instrumentation, HiFi, and other solid-state electronic equipment.

The LM78Lxx is available in the plastic TO-92 (LP) package, the SOIC (D) package, and achip-sized package (8-Bump DSBGA) using TI’s DSBGA package technology. With adequate heat sinking,the regulator can deliver 100-mA output current. Current limiting is included to limit the peakoutput current to a safe value. Safe area protection for the output transistors is provided tolimit internal power dissipation. If internal power dissipation is too high for the heat sinkingprovided, the thermal shutdown circuit prevents the IC from overheating.

See the AN-1112 DSBGA WaferLevel Chip Scale Package application note for DSBGA considerations. For moreinformation on the TO-92 package, see the TO-92 Packing Options/Ordering Instructions applicationreport.


Qty Price (USD)
1-99 0.511
100-249 0.347
250-999 0.268
1,000+ 0.178

Additional package qty | carrier options

Package qty | Carrier 95 | TUBE
Inventory 71,632
Qty | Price (USD) 1ku | 0.211 1-99 0.606 100-249 0.411 250-999 0.318 1,000+ 0.211