Patent Number: 7,088,600

Title: Startup via FB pin regulation

Abstract: An apparatus for reducing surge currents during startup of a voltage regulator is disclosed that includes circuitry for maintaining a voltage at an FB pin of the voltage regulator substantially equivalent to an output voltage of the voltage regulator.

Inventors: Mehas; Gustavo J. (Mercer Island, WA), Leith; James W. (Seattle, WA), Day; Brandon D. (Seattle, WA)

Assignee: Intersil Americas, Inc.

International Classification: H02M 1/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/08/02018