[time-nuts] Totally unrelated, but..

jimlux jimlux at earthlink.net
Wed Dec 7 18:50:51 EST 2016

On 12/7/16 3:32 PM, Richard (Rick) Karlquist wrote:
> On 12/7/2016 12:16 PM, Clint Jay wrote:
>> I was looking for a low noise regulator to power a log amp/detector
>> earlier
>> this year and was rather surprised to find the 78xx regulators were
>> considerably better than many of the "low noise" devices.
> Are you kidding me?  Check out the Linear Technology LT3042 and
> LT3045 with 2 (yes, TWO) NANOVOLTS/root-Hz spot noise.  Orders of
> magnitude better than the 78XX introduced 45 years ago.

I'd second the recommendation for the LT3042 - I'm using them in a 
science instrument which is very noise sensitive.

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