Vbias of LDO

Discussion in 'General Electronics Chat' started by Pitsa, Aug 19, 2011.

  1. Pitsa

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    I have question about Vbias of some LDO. in the gerneral idea what is the benefit of Vbias? efficiency improvement or control purpose?
     
  2. SgtWookie

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    Vbias is what powers the control circuit of the LDO regulator.
    Without Vbias, the regulator won't work.
     
  3. iONic

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    I didn't know that. Good question Pitsa and nice answer Sgt.
     
  4. #12

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    Yeah, it's kind of like, "What is the benefit of gasoline in a car?" It won't run without gas (Vbias).
     
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