LT3690 - 36V, 4A, 1.5MHz Synchronous Step-Down Switching Regulator with 70μA Quiescent Current
- Wide Input Range:
– Operation from 3.9V to 36V
– Overvoltage Lockout Protects Circuits Through 60V Transients
- 4A Maximum Output Current
- Integrated 30mΩ N-Channel Synchronous Switch
- Low Ripple (<15mVP-P) Burst Mode® Operation:
IQ = 70μA at 12VIN to 3.3VOUT
- Programmable Input Undervoltage Lockout
- 0.8V Feedback Reference Voltage
- Output Voltage: 0.8V to 20V
- Programmable and Synchronizable Oscillator
(170kHz to 1.5MHz)
- Soft-Startup and Output Voltage Tracking
- Short-Circuit Robust
- Power Good Flag
- Small Thermally Enhanced 4mm × 6mm QFN Package
AEC-Q100 data available for specific packages
The LT3690 is an adjustable frequency monolithic buck switching regulator that accepts input voltages up to 36V. A high efficiency 90mΩ switch is included on the device along with the boost diode and the necessary oscillator, control, and logic circuitry. The internal synchronous power switch of 30mΩ increases efficiency and eliminates the need for an external Schottky catch diode. Current mode topology is used for fast transient response and good loop stability. Shutdown reduces input supply current to less than 1μA. The low ripple Burst Mode maintains high efficiency at low output currents while keeping output ripple below 15mV in typical applications.
The LT3690 features robust operation and is easily configurable. Using a resistor divider on the UVLO pin provides a programmable undervoltage lockout. A power good flag signals when VOUT reaches 90% of the programmed output voltage. Protection circuitry senses the current in the power switches to protect the LT3690 against short-circuit conditions. Frequency foldback and thermal shutdown provide additional protection. The LT3690 is available in a 4mm × 6mm QFN package with exposed pads for low thermal resistance.
CAD Symbols and Footprints: The downloadable Zip file below contains the schematic symbol and PCB footprints.
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Package Variations and Pricing
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|DC1520A||LT3690EUFE Demo Board | 4.5V ≤ VIN ≤ 36V, VOUT = 3.3V @ 4A, Fsw=450kHz||$150.00|
Designed for Automotive and Transportation ApplicationsAEC-Q100 data is available for these specific part numbers. Please contact your local sales representative for more information regarding reliability reports or to inquire about parts that are not included. For more information, view our Automotive and Transportation page
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- Automotive Systems
- Industrial Supplies
- Distributed Supply Regulation
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