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 Post subject: Testing LR8 Regulators
PostPosted: 03 May 2018, 12:42 
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Hi All,
Can anyone remind me? I recall that one can only test an LR8 regulator under load and not without. Is that correct?
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David


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PostPosted: 03 May 2018, 14:40 
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Hi David, I posted this in the other thread

"Hi, A good question. I am not sure, but I always do. If you have it out of circuit then a small load ought to be fine. Calculate what a 1ma load would be and use that value resistance. Be careful not to short it out when testing as they have a tendency (like about 90% of the time) to fail immediately without warning."

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