LT1587 - 7A, 4.6A, 3A Low Dropout Fast Response Positive Regulators Adjustable and Fixed

Features

  • Fast Transient Response
  • Guaranteed Dropout Voltage at Multiple Currents
  • Load Regulation: 0.05% Typ
  • Trimmed Current Limit
  • On-Chip Thermal Limiting
  • Standard 3-Pin Power Package

Typical Application

LT1587 Typical Application
LT1587 Typical Application

Description

The LT1584/LT1585/LT1587 are low dropout three terminal regulators with 7A, 4.6A and 3A output current capability, respectively. Design has been optimized for low voltage applications where transient response and minimum input voltage are critical. Similar to the LT1083/4/5family, it has lower dropout voltage and faster transient response. These improvements make it ideal for low voltage microprocessor applications requiring a regulated2.5V to 3.6V output with an input supply below 7V.

Current limit is trimmed to ensure specified output current and controlled short-circuit current. On-chip thermal limiting provides protection against any combination of overload that would create excessive junction temperatures.

The LT1585/LT1587 are available in both the through-hole and surface mount versions of the industry standard 3-pin TO-220 power package. The LT1584 is available in the through-hole 3-pin TO-220 power package.

  Output Current Output Voltage Options
LT1584, -3.3, -3.38, -3.45, -3.6 7A Adj, 3.3V, 3.38V, 3.45V, 3.6V
LT1585, -3.3, -3.38, -3.45, -3.6 4.6A Adj, 3.3V, 3.38V, 3.45V, 3.6V
LT1585A, LT1585A-3.3 5A Adj, 3.3V
LT1585-1.5, LT1585A-1.5 4.6A / 5A Fixed 1.5V
LT1587, -3.3, -3.45, -3.6 3A Adj, 3.3V, 3.45V, 3.6V
LT1587-1.5 3A Fixed 1.5V

Packaging

For complete and up to date package information and drawings, please refer to our packaging page

DDPAK,T-3

LT1587 Package Drawing
LT1587 Package Drawing
LT1587 Package Drawing
LT1587 Package Drawing

Order Info

Package Variations and Pricing

Part Number Package Pins Temp Price (1-99) Price (1k)* RoHS Data
LT1587CM DD PAK 3 C $4.35 $3.55 View
LT1587CM#PBF DD PAK 3 C $4.35 $3.55 View
LT1587CM#TR DD PAK 3 C $3.68 View
LT1587CM#TRPBF DD PAK 3 C $3.68 View
LT1587CM-1.5 DD PAK 3 C $4.35 $3.55 View
LT1587CM-1.5#PBF DD PAK 3 C $4.35 $3.55 View
LT1587CM-1.5#TR DD PAK 3 C $3.68 View
LT1587CM-1.5#TRPBF DD PAK 3 C $3.68 View
LT1587CM-3.3 DD PAK 3 C $4.33 $3.55 View
LT1587CM-3.3#PBF DD PAK 3 C $4.33 $3.55 View
LT1587CM-3.3#TR DD PAK 3 C $3.68 View
LT1587CM-3.3#TRPBF DD PAK 3 C $3.68 View
LT1587CM-3.45 DD PAK 3 C $4.33 $3.55 View
LT1587CM-3.45#PBF DD PAK 3 C $4.33 $3.55 View
LT1587CM-3.45#TR DD PAK 3 C $3.68 View
LT1587CM-3.45#TRPBF DD PAK 3 C $3.68 View
LT1587CM-3.6 DD PAK 3 C $4.33 $3.55 View
LT1587CM-3.6#PBF DD PAK 3 C $4.33 $3.55 View
LT1587CM-3.6#TR DD PAK 3 C $3.68 View
LT1587CM-3.6#TRPBF DD PAK 3 C $3.68 View
LT1587CT TO-220 3 C $3.92 $3.20 View
LT1587CT#PBF TO-220 3 C $3.92 $3.20 View
LT1587CT-1.5 TO-220 3 C $3.90 $3.20 View
LT1587CT-1.5#PBF TO-220 3 C $3.90 $3.20 View
LT1587CT-3.3 TO-220 3 C $3.92 $3.20 View
LT1587CT-3.3#PBF TO-220 3 C $3.92 $3.20 View
LT1587CT-3.45 TO-220 3 C $3.92 $3.20 View
LT1587CT-3.45#PBF TO-220 3 C $3.92 $3.20 View
LT1587CT-3.6 TO-220 3 C $3.92 $3.20 View
LT1587CT-3.6#PBF TO-220 3 C $3.92 $3.20 View
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Applications

  • Pentium Processor Supplies
  • PowerPC Supplies
  • Other 2.5V to 3.6V Microprocessor Supplies
  • Low Voltage Logic Supplies
  • Battery-Powered Circuitry
  • Post Regulator for Switching Supply

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