250 mA 5,0 V Low Quiescent Current LDO Voltage Regulator2.0 μA Typical Quiescent Current
Input Operating Voltage Range: 2.7V to 16V
250 mA Output Current
Low Dropout (LDO) voltage - typical 525 mV.
0.4% Typical Output Voltage Tolerance
Output voltage 5.0V
Stable with 1.0 μF to 22 μF output capacitance
Microchips MCP1702 and 1703 families are decent voltage regulators because of their low quiescent current of about 2 μA. Therefore they're very useful for battery driven applications.
For example to drive a low power microcontroller from a 9V battery.