The KA7815AETU is a linear voltage regulator integrated circuit manufactured by ON Semiconductor. Here are its key specifications:
- Part Number: KA7815AETU
- Regulator Type: Positive Voltage Regulator
- Output Voltage: 15V
- Output Current: 1A
- Package Type: TO-220-3
- Operating Temperature Range: 0°C to 125°C
The KA7815AETU is a 15V, 1A positive linear voltage regulator. Linear voltage regulators are designed to produce a constant output voltage, regardless of variations in the input voltage or load conditions. They are commonly used to power various components within electronic circuits.
The TO-220-3 package is a through-hole mounting package. It is a widely used package for voltage regulators due to its ability to dissipate heat effectively and its ease of mounting on a heatsink.
Linear voltage regulators are frequently used in various electronics applications, including power supplies, voltage regulators for microcontrollers, and as a general-purpose component wherever a stable voltage source is needed.
- Fixed Output Voltage: The KA7815AETU provides a fixed 15V output, suitable for applications requiring a stable voltage source.
- Current Limit Protection: The regulator features a current limiting function to protect the device from overcurrent conditions.
- Thermal Shutdown: The device is designed to shut down in the event of excessive heat to prevent damage.
It's important to note that this information is based on specifications available up to September 2021. Always refer to the most current datasheet and specifications provided by the manufacturer or distributor to ensure accurate and up-to-date information before using this component in a design or application.