Features and Benefits
- 3-Pin SOT23 Package (MAX6125/MAX6141/MAX6145/MAX6150) 4-Pin SOT143 Package (MAX6160)
- Low, 200mV Dropout Voltage
- 75µA Supply Current, Independent of Input Voltage
- 15ppm/°C Typical Tempco (50ppm/°C, max)
- Stable for All Capacitive Loads up to 10nF
- Adjustable Output Voltage from 1.23V to (VIN - 0.2V) (MAX6160)
- Optimized for 3V/5V Operation
The MAX6125/MAX6141/MAX6145/MAX6150/MAX6160 low-dropout, micropower, three-terminal voltage references offer 2.5V, 4.096V, 4.5V, 5.0V, and adjustable (1.23V to 12.4V) output voltages, respectively. Low, 200mV dropout makes these devices ideal for 3V and 5V systems. Unlike two-terminal references that waste battery current and require an external resistor, the MAX61xx family's supply current is virtually independent of input voltage variations, which translates to longer battery life.
Initial accuracy for these devices is ±1%. The output temperature coefficient is typically 15ppm/°C, and guaranteed to be less than 50ppm/°C (except for the MAX6160). The MAX6125/MAX6141/MAX6145/ MAX6150 are available in 3-pin SOT23 and 8-pin SO packages. The MAX6160 is available in 4-pin SOT143 and 8-pin SO packages.
- 3V/5V Systems
- Battery-Powered Systems
- Data Acquisition Systems
- Instrumentation and Process Control
- Portable and Handheld Equipment
Product Lifecycle Production
At least one model within this product family is in production and available for purchase. The product is appropriate for new designs but newer alternatives may exist.
Documentation & Resources
Measuring the Invisible with the Old5/31/2012
When Is Calibration Important?6/29/2012
Reduce the Chances of Human Error: Part 2, Super Amps and Filters for Analog Interface3/8/2011
Introduction to Electronic Calibration and Methods for Correcting Manufacturing Tolerances in Industrial Equipment Designs5/10/2010
Introduction to Electronic Calibration and Methods for Correcting Manufacturing Tolerances in Medical Equipment Designs5/10/2010
Selecting the Optimum Voltage Reference12/29/2003
Selecting the Right Series Voltage Reference for Absolute-Accuracy Voltage-Output DAC Designs7/22/2002
Understanding Voltage-Reference Topologies and Specifications11/19/2001
Digitally Adjustable Voltage References7/1/2001
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