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Description: This is the basic L7805 voltage regulator, a three-terminal positive regulator with a 5V fixed output voltage. This fixed regulator provides a local regulation, internal current limiting, thermal shut-down control, and safe area protection for your project. Each one of these voltage regulators can output a max current of 1.5A.
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Always handy to have a stable regulated supply for sensitive electronics. This is the best way to go!
This chip design dating from the 1970s is a quick and handy 5 volt regulator for just abut anything that needs a constant voltage supply up to about 1.25 amp. A heat sink is a good idea above about 200ma.
It’s great to find these are still sold! recommended.