linear voltage regulator
L495x, L595x series
These devices are multifunctional voltage regulators and power amplifiers made by ST. A variety of functions are provided by these sturdy machines, and they are useful in external amplifiers, head units and infotainment applications. These voltage regulators have many integrated features such as short circuit protection, a high-side driver, low voltage warnings and an overvoltage shutdown mechanism. They also have I²C bus control.
Their single chip includes all the power supplies needed for car audio systems, and other products in the range provide diagnostic facilities and traditional battery management capabilities. They meet all automotive standards in terms of power consumption, durability and protection.