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120-mA smart AC/DC low-dropout (LDO) linear voltage regulator

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Package | PIN: HTSSOP (PWP) | 14
Temp: Q (-40 to 125)
Package qty | Carrier: 3,000 | LARGE T&R
Custom reel may be available
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1-99 $1.97
100-249 $1.72
250-999 $1.17
1,000+ $0.88


  • Non-isolated power solution for ≥ 18 VAC RMS:
    • Up to 75% efficiency
    • Standby power consumption: 15 mW (typical)
    • Line-voltage, cap-drop capacitor as small as 1/4th thesize of linear solutions
  • Available in fixed output voltages:
    • 1.3 V to 5 V (50-mV steps)
  • Power-fail detection
  • Power-good indication
  • 1% typical accuracy
  • Package:
    • 5-mm × 6.5-mm HTSSOP-14 (PWP)

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Texas Instruments  TPS7A7836PWPR

The TPS7A78 improves the overall efficiency and standby-power in power-supplies in aneasy-to-use, non-magnetic approach to AC/DC conversion. The TPS7A78 uses a capacitor-droparchitecture to lower the AC source voltage before actively clamping the rectified voltage. Thedevice then regulates this rectified voltage down to the application-specific operating voltage.The unique architecture of the device allows the standby power to be reduced to just a few 10s ofmilliwatts. The TPS7A78 switched-capacitor stage reduces power losses by stepping down therectified input voltage by a factor of four and increasing the output-to-input current by the sameratio, as given by PIN ≅ POUT andVIN ≅ VOUT × 4. Compared to a traditionalcapacitor-drop (cap-drop) stage, this step down reduces input current, thus minimizing the value ofthe capacitance needed.

Electricity-metering applications, where the power supply must be reliable and magnetictamper-proof, benefits from using the TPS7A78 because this device does not require externalmagnetics. This feature makes complying with IEC 61000-4-8 easier while minimizing magneticshielding cost.

Additionally, the TPS7A78 also comes with a user-programmable, power-fail detectionthreshold that can provide an early alert to power failures and enable shutdown before completepower loss. The power-good indicator (PG) is also provided for sequencing or resetting amicrocontroller.

The TPS7A78 is available in a 14-pin HTSSOP (PWP) package.