Nidec Develops the World’s Thinnest-class Linear Vibration Motor
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Nidec Develops the World’s Thinnest-class Linear Vibration Motor

Nidec Corporation announced today that it has developed the world’s thinnest-class linear vibration motor (the “Slider”). A number of commercially available smartphones and smartwatches are equipped with a vibration motor nowadays. Though, in the past, an eccentric motor was used...

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Dual +5 V/-5V @ 200 mA Regulated Linear Power Supply
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Dual +5 V/-5V @ 200 mA Regulated Linear Power Supply

The project presented here is a dual AC to DC output linear power supply. This power supply provides low ripple low noise DC regulated output. Usually, transformer-based linear power supplies are considered very bulky and inefficient, but this power supply still is very important for...

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Dual +12V/-12V @ 400mA Regulated Linear Power Supply with AC input
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Dual +12V/-12V @ 400mA Regulated Linear Power Supply with AC input

The project presented here is a dual output linear power supply. This power supply provides low ripple low noise DC regulated output. It is a very useful tool to power Audio, Video, OPAMP-based circuits, and projects. The circuit provides regulated +/-12V DC output @ 400mA + 400mA. The...

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Dual Output Adjustable Linear Power Supply +/-1.2V to +/-12V @ 250mA
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Dual Output Adjustable Linear Power Supply +/-1.2V to +/-12V @ 250mA

This project is a solution to power up most devices or projects requiring dual (+/-) adjustable power. The circuit consists of a stepdown transformer, bridge rectifier, DC filter capacitors, LM317 positive and LM337 negative adjustable voltage regulators, 2 x trimmer pot for independent...

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Switchmode Power Supply Topologies Explained
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Switchmode Power Supply Topologies Explained

The role of power supply is crucial for electronic circuits because without sufficient power, the circuit cannot function at its optimal level. On the other hand, an exceeded power supply can deteriorate the circuit components by heating effect. There are usually two choices for power...

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TPS7A24 – 8V tolerant, 2-µA IQ, 200-mA low-dropout (LDO) linear voltage regulator
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TPS7A24 – 8V tolerant, 2-µA IQ, 200-mA low-dropout (LDO) linear voltage regulator

The TPS7A24 low-dropout (LDO) linear voltage regulator supports a 2.4-V to 18-V input voltage range with ultra-low quiescent current (IQ). These features help modern appliances meet increasingly stringent energy requirements and help extend battery life in portable-power solutions. The...

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Low Dropout (LDO) Linear Regulators Selection Guide from Analog Devices [PDF]
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Low Dropout (LDO) Linear Regulators Selection Guide from Analog Devices [PDF]

Analog Devices’ Power by Linear™ product group produces a broad line of high performance low dropout (LDO) linear regulators. These LDOs offer very low dropout, fast transient response, excellent line and load regulation, and feature a very wide input voltage range from 0.9 V...

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LT3094, −20V, 500mA, Ultralow Noise, Ultrahigh PSRR Negative Linear Regulator
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LT3094, −20V, 500mA, Ultralow Noise, Ultrahigh PSRR Negative Linear Regulator

Analog Devices announces the Power by Linear LT3094, an ultralow noise, ultrahigh power supply ripple rejection (PSRR), low dropout voltage, 500mA negative linear regulator that targets applications requiring the lowest noise performance. It features industry-leading 0.8µVRMS...

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