LT1613 - 1.4MHz, Single Cell DC/DC Converter in 5-Lead SOT-23


  • Uses Tiny Capacitors and Inductor
  • Internally Compensated
  • Fixed Frequency 1.4MHz Operation
  • Operates with VIN as Low as 1.1V
  • 3V at 30mA from a Single Cell
  • 5V at 200mA from 3.3V Input
  • 15V at 60mA from Four Alkaline Cells
  • High Output Voltage: Up to 34V
  • Low Shutdown Current: <1µA
  • Low VCESAT Switch: 300mV at 300mA
  • 5-Lead SOT-23 Package

Typical Application

LT1613 Typical Application
LT1613 Typical Application


The LT1613 is the industry’s first 5-lead SOT-23 current mode DC/DC converter. Intended for small, low power applications, it operates from an input voltage as low as 1.1V and switches at 1.4MHz, allowing the use of tiny, low cost capacitors and inductors 2mm or less in height. Its small size and high switching frequency enables the complete DC/DC converter function to take up less than 0.2 square inches of PC board area. Multiple output power supplies can now use a separate regulator for each output voltage, replacing cumbersome quasi-regulated approaches using a single regulator and a custom transformer. A constant frequency, internally compensated current mode PWM architecture results in low, predictable output noise that is easy to filter. The high voltage switch on the LT1613 is rated at 36V, making the device ideal for boost converters up to 34V as well as for Single-Ended Primary Inductance Converter (SEPIC) and flyback designs. The device can generate 5V at up to 200mA from a 3.3V supply or 5V at 175mA from four alkaline cells in a SEPIC design. The LT1613 is available in the 5-lead SOT-23 package.


CAD Symbols and Footprints: The downloadable Zip file below contains the schematic symbol and PCB footprints.

For complete and up to date package information and drawings, please refer to our packaging page

Part Number Package Code Temp Package
LT1613CS5#PBF SOT-23 S5 C 05-08-1635 Yes
LT1613CS5#TRMPBF SOT-23 S5 C 05-08-1635 Yes
LT1613CS5#TRPBF SOT-23 S5 C 05-08-1635 Yes

LT1613 Package Drawing

Order Info

  • Part numbers ending in PBF are lead free. Solder plated terminal finish (SnPb) versions are non-standard and special terms and conditions and pricing applies if available. Please contact LTC marketing for information.
  • Part numbers containing TR or TRM are shipped in tape and reel or 500 unit mini tape and reel, respectively
  • Please refer to our general ordering information or the product datasheet for more details

Package Variations and Pricing

Part Number Package Temp Price
LT1613CS5#PBF SOT-23 C $2.11 Yes
LT1613CS5#TRMPBF SOT-23 C $2.11 $1.72 Yes
LT1613CS5#TRPBF SOT-23 C $2.11 $1.70 Yes
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Part Number Description Price Documentation
DC233A LT1613CS5 LT1611CS5 | 1.4MHz, SOT-23 DC-DC Converter, 3 Circuits: LT1613 Boost and SEPIC, LT1611 Inverter $75.00
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