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LDO Regulator Hardware Design - Phil's Lab #105

How low-dropout (LDO) regulators work, when they should(n´t) be used, LDO datasheets, key parameters to choose, power dissipation and thermals, and PCB layout/routing demo.
  • 00:00Introduction
  • 03:04Reasons for Using LDOs
  • 04:19How LDOs Work
  • 09:31Power Dissipation Calculation
  • 10:58Datasheet & Key Parameters
  • 15:05Input/Output Capacitors and Derating
  • 17:01Cascading Switching and LDO Regulators
  • 18:15Example Design
  • 19:34Layout & Routing
  • 25:47Outro