L4978

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2A Step down switching regulator

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Description

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.
  • All 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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Part Number Marketing Status Package Grade RoHS Compliance Grade Material Declaration**
L4978
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DIP-8 Industrial Ecopack2
L4978D
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SO-16W Industrial Ecopack1
L4978D013TR
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SO-16W Industrial Ecopack1

L4978

Package:

DIP-8

Material Declaration**:

Marketing Status

Active

Package

DIP-8

Grade

Industrial

RoHS Compliance Grade

Ecopack2

L4978D

Package:

SO-16W

Material Declaration**:

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Marketing Status

Active

Package

SO-16W

Grade

Industrial

RoHS Compliance Grade

Ecopack1

L4978D013TR

Package:

SO-16W

Material Declaration**:

PDF XML

Marketing Status

Active

Package

SO-16W

Grade

Industrial

RoHS Compliance Grade

Ecopack1

(**) The Material Declaration forms available on st.com may be generic documents based on the most commonly used package within a package family. For this reason, they may not be 100% accurate for a specific device. Please contact our sales support for information on specific devices.

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EAR99 NEC Tape And Reel SO-16W -40 150 MALAYSIA 1.389 / 1k
L4978 Available at 6 distributors

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EAR99 NEC Tube DIP-8 -40 150 CHINA 1.389 / 1k
L4978D Available at 4 distributors

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RS COMPONENTS EUROPE 1232 1 Order Now
Newark Element14 AMERICA 116 0 Order Now
MOUSER WORLDWIDE 1926 1 Order Now
Farnell Element14 EUROPE 515 1 Order Now

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1232

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116

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515

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EUROPE Order Now

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EAR99 NEC Tube SO-16W -40 150 MALAYSIA 1.389 / 1k

L4978D013TR

Marketing Status

Active

ECCN (US)

EAR99

Budgetary Price (US$)*/Qty

1.389 / 1k

Distributor availability ofL4978D013TR

Distributor Name
Region Stock Min. Order Third party link
DIGIKEY WORLDWIDE 2837 1 Order Now
MOUSER WORLDWIDE 627 1 Order Now

Distributor reported inventory date: 2021-02-26

Distributor Name

DIGIKEY

Stock

2837

Min.Order

1

Region

WORLDWIDE Order Now

MOUSER

Stock

627

Min.Order

1

Region

WORLDWIDE Order Now

Distributor reported inventory date: 2021-02-26

ECCN (EU)

NEC

Packing Type

Tape And Reel

Package

SO-16W

Operating Temperature (°C)

(min)

-40

(max)

150

Budgetary Price (US$)* / Qty

1.389 / 1k

Country of Origin

MALAYSIA

L4978

Marketing Status

Active

ECCN (US)

EAR99

Budgetary Price (US$)*/Qty

1.389 / 1k

Distributor availability ofL4978

Distributor Name
Region Stock Min. Order Third party link
DIGIKEY WORLDWIDE 782 1 Order Now
COMPEL EUROPE 2543 1 Order Now
FUTURE WORLDWIDE 295 1 Order Now
Newark Element14 AMERICA 53 0 Order Now
MOUSER WORLDWIDE 461 1 Order Now
Farnell Element14 EUROPE 743 1 Order Now

Distributor reported inventory date: 2021-02-26

Distributor Name

DIGIKEY

Stock

782

Min.Order

1

Region

WORLDWIDE Order Now

COMPEL

Stock

2543

Min.Order

1

Region

EUROPE Order Now

FUTURE

Stock

295

Min.Order

1

Region

WORLDWIDE Order Now

Newark Element14

Stock

53

Min.Order

0

Region

AMERICA Order Now

MOUSER

Stock

461

Min.Order

1

Region

WORLDWIDE Order Now

Farnell Element14

Stock

743

Min.Order

1

Region

EUROPE Order Now

Distributor reported inventory date: 2021-02-26

ECCN (EU)

NEC

Packing Type

Tube

Package

DIP-8

Operating Temperature (°C)

(min)

-40

(max)

150

Budgetary Price (US$)* / Qty

1.389 / 1k

Country of Origin

CHINA

L4978D

Marketing Status

Active

ECCN (US)

EAR99

Budgetary Price (US$)*/Qty

1.389 / 1k

Distributor availability ofL4978D

Distributor Name
Region Stock Min. Order Third party link
RS COMPONENTS EUROPE 1232 1 Order Now
Newark Element14 AMERICA 116 0 Order Now
MOUSER WORLDWIDE 1926 1 Order Now
Farnell Element14 EUROPE 515 1 Order Now

Distributor reported inventory date: 2021-02-26

Distributor Name

RS COMPONENTS

Stock

1232

Min.Order

1

Region

EUROPE Order Now

Newark Element14

Stock

116

Min.Order

0

Region

AMERICA Order Now

MOUSER

Stock

1926

Min.Order

1

Region

WORLDWIDE Order Now

Farnell Element14

Stock

515

Min.Order

1

Region

EUROPE Order Now

Distributor reported inventory date: 2021-02-26

ECCN (EU)

NEC

Packing Type

Tube

Package

SO-16W

Operating Temperature (°C)

(min)

-40

(max)

150

Budgetary Price (US$)* / Qty

1.389 / 1k

Country of Origin

MALAYSIA

(*) Suggested Resale Price per unit (USD) for BUDGETARY USE ONLY. For quotes, prices in local currency, please contact your local ST Sales Office  or our Distributors