Low-Dropout Linear Regulators (LDO)

We offer a wide range of high-performance low-dropout (LDO) linear regulators. A low dropout regulator is a voltage regulator that operates with a very small voltage difference between the regulated output voltage and the unregulated input voltage. Our low-dropout linear regulators support specific performance applications where switching voltage regulators are not the obvious choice, including:

  • Low-noise, high-PSRR LDOs where signal integrity is paramount
  • LDOs that withstand high voltages to protect mission critical circuitry from transients and reverse polarity
  • Low-power, tiny LDOs that preserve space and battery life in portable applications.
  • LDOs for digital core supplies where low voltages and high currents dominate.

Additional features such as short-circuit protection and reverse-current blocking make our LDOs the ideal choice when your application calls for performance.




Linear Regulator Development Boards


Evaluation Kit for 12μVRMS Low-Noise 500mA LDO Linear Regulator

MAX38902EVKIT

Maintains ±1% output accuracy over 1.7V to 5.5V input voltage range with 100mV dropout at full load.

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Evaluation Kit for the MAX1510

MAX1510EVKIT

Evaluates the Low-Voltage DDR Linear Regulator

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Evaluation Kit for the MAX17651

MAX17651EVKIT

Demonstrates the 60V, 100mA, Ultra-Low Quiescent Current, Linear Regulator

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Linear Regulator Design Resources


EE-Sim® Design Tool

Application Notes

Tutorials

Technical Documents Choosing the Right Power-Supply IC for your Application


Linear Regulators Featured Products



500mA, Low-Voltage Linear Regulator in µMAX

MAX1806

Delivers Low Input with ±1% Output Voltage Accuracy

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Low-Noise 500mA LDO Regulator in a 2mm x 2mm TDFN Package

MAX8902

Provides High 92dB PSRR at 5kHz for Handheld, Battery-Powered Devices

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12V, Ultra-Low-IQ, Low-Dropout Linear Regulator with POK

MAX8880

Delivers Up to 200mA for Battery-Powered Applications

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