dropout voltage

dropout voltage

[′dräp‚au̇t ‚vōl·tij]
(electricity)
The maximum voltage at which a relay or other magnetically operated device will release to its deenergized position.
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Diodes Incorporated announced the AL5814Q, an automotive-compliant linear LED driver-controller with low dropout voltage and open LED detection for automotive linear-driven LED lamps.
- Low dropout voltage, a requirement for high-efficiency power supply applications
The LT3045 delivers up to 500-mA output current with a 260-mV dropout voltage at full load across a wide 1.8-V to 20-V input voltage range.
The dropout voltage of the regulator is the drainto-source voltage [V.sub.DS] of the power transistor [M.sub.Power], and its minimum value corresponds to the overdrive voltage [V.sub.OV] of equation 1.
Linear Technology Corporation (Milpitas, CA) announces the LT3061, a high voltage, low noise, low dropout voltage linear regulator with active output discharge.
Vukic, "Minimum dropout voltage on a serial PNP transistor of a moderately loaded voltage regulator in a gamma radiation field," Nuclear Technology & Radiation Protection, vol.
(NASDAQ: ISIL) announced a new series of ultra-low dropout linear regulators that it says delivers the industry's lowest full-load dropout voltage.
The low quiescent current, low dropout voltage, and wide input voltage range of the ADP5034 and ADP5024 also enable more efficient power management.
* An integrated low dropout voltage regulator (2080).
The output voltage ranges from 0 V to 35 V, while the dropout voltage is only 275 mV at full load.
The dropout voltage for the family is typically at 270 mV, 140 mV and 100 mV at 3 A, 1.5 A and 0.8 A and a maximum of 1 V, 500 mV and 400 mV over temperature.
The S-814 also has a low dropout voltage. The two series have a built-in power-off circuit which ensures long battery life, and a built-in short current limit circuit.