• LT1086CT TO220-3
LT1086CT TO220-3


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Overview of LT1086CT

The LT1086CT is a low dropout positive adjustable voltage regulator IC that can deliver up to 1.5A of output current. It is designed to provide a regulated output voltage even when the input voltage is only slightly higher than the output voltage, making it ideal for various power supply applications.


(Note: The pin configuration below is a general representation. Refer to the specific datasheet for precise details.)

  • ADJ: Adjustment pin
  • VOUT: Regulated output voltage
  • VIN: Input voltage
  • GND: Ground
  • ADJ: Adjustment pin
  • VOUT: Regulated output voltage
  • VIN: Input voltage

Circuit Diagram

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Key Features

  • Low Dropout Voltage: The LT1086CT features a low dropout voltage, allowing it to regulate the output voltage with minimal input-output voltage differential.
  • Adjustable Output: This IC offers adjustable output voltage, providing flexibility for various applications.
  • High Output Current: Capable of delivering up to 1.5A of output current, suitable for powering a wide range of loads.
  • Thermal Regulation: Includes thermal limiting and thermal shutdown features to protect the IC during high-temperature conditions.

Note: For detailed technical specifications, please refer to the LT1086CT datasheet.


  • Power Supply Regulation: Ideal for voltage regulation and power supply applications in electronic circuits.
  • Battery Charging: Suitable for charging circuits where a regulated output voltage is required.
  • Amplifier Power: Used to power amplifiers and audio circuits that need a stable voltage supply.


The LT1086CT is a versatile voltage regulator IC that ensures a stable and regulated output voltage, making it essential for various electronic systems that require precise voltage control.

Usage Guide

  • Input Voltage: Connect VIN (Pin 3) to the input voltage source.
  • Output Voltage Adjustment: Use the ADJ (Adjustment Pin) to set the desired output voltage within the specified range.
  • Ground Connection: Connect GND (Pin 4) to the ground reference of the circuit.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Can the LT1086CT be used in automotive applications?
A: Yes, the LT1086CT is suitable for automotive applications where reliable voltage regulation is required.

Q: Is heatsinking required for the LT1086CT?
A: Heatsinking may be necessary, especially when operating at high load currents or in elevated ambient temperatures.


For alternative voltage regulator options with similar functionalities, consider these alternatives:

  • LM317: A popular adjustable positive voltage regulator with versatile applications.
  • LM2940: Low dropout voltage regulator offering stable output voltage for various electronic circuits.


The followings are basic parameters of the part selected concerning the characteristics of the part and categories it belongs to.

Product Category LDO Voltage Regulators RoHS No&nbsp-RoHS Version Available
Package / Case TO-220-3 Output Voltage Adjustable
Output Current 1.5 A Number of Outputs 1 Output
Polarity Positive Quiescent Current 5 mA
Input Voltage, Min 2.55 V Input Voltage, Max 25 V
PSRR / Ripple Rejection - Typ 75 dB Output Type Adjustable
Minimum Operating Temperature 0 C Maximum Operating Temperature + 150 C
Dropout Voltage 1.3 V Series LT1086
Brand Analog Devices Dropout Voltage - Max 1.5 V
Height 4.57 mm Line Regulation 0.15 %
Load Regulation 0.1 % Operating Supply Current 5 mA
Product Linear Regulators Product Type LDO Voltage Regulators
Subcategory PMIC - Power Management ICs Type Positive Regulator

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