The LM2596 series of regulators are monolithic 23• 3.3V, 5V, 12V, and Adjustable Output Versions
integrated circuits that provide all the active functions
• Adjustable Version Output Voltage Range, for a step-down (buck) switching regulator, capable of
1.2V to 37V ±4% Max Over Line and Load driving a 3A load with excellent line and load
Conditions regulation. These devices are available in fixed output
• Available in TO-220 and TO-263 Packages voltages of 3.3V, 5V, 12V, and an adjustable output
• Ensured 3A Output Load Current version.
• Input Voltage Range Up to 40V Requiring a minimum number of external
• Requires Only 4 External Components components, these regulators are simple to use and
include internal frequency compensation , and a
• Excellent Line and Load Regulation fixed-frequency oscillator.