5.1 LDO basics: Quiescent current

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Date: October 4, 2018

How aggravating is it to pick up an electronic device that you’ve barely used, only to find that the battery is nearly or completely dead? If your device was just on standby or asleep, this may have happened because of a small but crucial specification: quiescent current. In this video, Wilson explores how LDOs are a simple solution to help boost the run time of any battery-driven device - for a few more seconds, minutes, hours or even days.

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