High accuracy over line and load: ±0.8% @ 25°C,
±1.4% over temperature
Ultralow dropout voltage: 190 mV (typ) @ 1 A
Requires only C
= 1.0 µF for stability
anyCAP is stable with any type of capacitor (including MLCC)
Current and thermal limiting
2.7 V to 8 V supply range
−40°C to +85°C ambient temperature range
Notebook, palmtop computers
Bar code scanners
Home entertainment systems
The ADP3338 is a member of the ADP33xx family of precision,
low dropout (LDO), anyCAP voltage regulators. The ADP3338
operates with an input voltage range of 2.7 V to 8 V and delivers
a load current up to 1 A. The ADP3338 stands out from
conventional LDOs with a novel architecture and an enhanced
process that offers performance advantages and higher output
current than its competition. Its patented design requires only a
1 µF output capacitor for stability. This device is insensitive to
output capacitor equivalent series resistance (ESR), and is stable
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High Accuracy, Ultralow I
Low Dropout Regulator
FUNCTIONAL BLOCK DIAGRAM
1 µ F
Figure 2. Typical Application Circuit
with any good quality capacitor, including ceramic (MLCC)
types for space-restricted applications. The ADP3338 achieves
exceptional accuracy of ±0.8% at room temperature and ±1.4%
over temperature, line, and load variations. The dropout voltage
of the ADP3338 is only 190 mV (typical) at 1 A. The device also
includes a safety current limit and thermal overload protection.
The ADP3338 has ultralow quiescent current: 110 µA (typical)
in light load situations.
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, 1 A,
1 µ F