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2A Step down switching regulator

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  • The L4978 is a step down monolithic power switching regulator delivering 2A at a voltage between 3.3V and 50V (selected by a simple external divider). Realized in BCD mixed technology, the device uses an internal power D-MOS transistor (with a typical Rdson of 0.25Ω) to obtain very high efficency and high switching speed.

    A switching frequency up to 300KHz is achievable (the maximum power dissipation of the packages must be observed). A wide input voltage range between 8V to 55V and output voltages regulated from 3.3V to 50V cover the majority of today’s applications. Features of this new generations of DC-DC converter include pulse-by-pulse current limit, hiccup mode for short circuit protection, voltage feedforward regulation, soft-start, protection against feedback loop disconnection, inhibit for zero current consumption and thermal shutdown.
    The device is available in plastic dual in line, DIP-8 for standard assembly, and SO16W for SMD assembly.

    Key Features

    • PROTECTION AGAINST FEEDBACK DISCONNECTION
    • INHIBIT FOR ZERO CURRENT CONSUMPTION
    • SOFT START FUNCTION
    • THERMAL SHUTDOWN
    • ZERO LOAD CURRENT OPERATION
    • VOLTAGE FEEDFORWARD
    • UP TO 2A STEP DOWN CONVERTER
    • PRECISE 3.3V (±1%) INTERNAL REFERENCE VOLTAGE
    • OPERATING INPUT VOLTAGE FROM 8V TO 55V
    • SWITCHING FREQUENCY ADJUSTABLE UP TO 300KHz
    • INTERNAL CURRENT LIMITING (PULSE-BYPULSE AND HICCUP MODE)
    • OUTPUT VOLTAGE ADJUSTABLE FROM 3.3V TO 50V

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L4978D013TR

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SO-16W

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1.389 / 1k

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DIGIKEY WORLDWIDE 946 1 Order Now
COMPEL EUROPE 3125 1 Order Now
MOUSER WORLDWIDE 3610 1 Order Now

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DIGIKEY

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946

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1

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WORLDWIDE Order Now

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3125

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3610

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1.389 / 1k

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EAR99

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L4978

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DIP-8

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Tube

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DIGIKEY WORLDWIDE 808 1 Order Now
COMPEL EUROPE 5958 1 Order Now
FUTURE WORLDWIDE 595 1 Order Now
ARROW EUROPE 1050 0 Order Now
Newark Element14 AMERICA 97 0 Order Now
MOUSER WORLDWIDE 864 1 Order Now
Farnell Element14 EUROPE 947 1 Order Now

Distributor reported inventory date: 2020-04-02

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DIGIKEY

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808

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1

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WORLDWIDE Order Now

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5958

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1

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EUROPE Order Now

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Stock

595

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1

Region

WORLDWIDE Order Now

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1050

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0

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Newark Element14

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97

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0

Region

AMERICA Order Now

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864

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1

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WORLDWIDE Order Now

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947

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1

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Distributor reported inventory date: 2020-04-02

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1.389 / 1k

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EAR99

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MALAYSIA

L4978D

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SO-16W

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Farnell Element14 EUROPE 332 1 Order Now

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123

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1

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488

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9

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1225

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AMERICA Order Now

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750

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1

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Farnell Element14

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332

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1

Region

EUROPE Order Now

Distributor reported inventory date: 2020-04-02

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Budgetary Price (US$)* / Qty

3.15 / 1k

ECCN (US)

EAR99

Country of Origin

MALAYSIA

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L4978

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Material Declaration**:

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L4978D

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SO-16W

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SO-16W

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L4978D013TR

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SO-16W

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SO-16W

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