LT3845A - High Voltage Synchronous Current Mode Step-Down Controller with Adjustable Operating Frequency


  • High Voltage Operation: Up to 60V
  • Synchronizable Up to 600kHz
  • Adjustable Constant Frequency: 100kHz to 500kHz
  • Output Voltages Up to 36V
  • Stable Operation in Current Limit
  • Adaptive Nonoverlap Circuitry Prevents Switch Shoot-Through
  • Reverse Inductor Current Inhibit for Discontinuous Operation Improves Efficiency with Light Loads
  • Programmable Soft-Start
  • 120μA No Load Quiescent Current
  • 10μA Shutdown Supply Current
  • 1% Regulation Accuracy
  • Standard Gate N-Channel Power MOSFETs
  • Reverse Overcurrent Protection
  • 16-Lead Thermally Enhanced TSSOP Package

Typical Application

LT3845A Typical Application
LT3845A Typical Application


The LT3845A is a high voltage, synchronous, current mode controller used for medium to high power, high efficiency supplies. It offers a wide 4V to 60V input range (7.5V minimum start-up voltage). An onboard regulator simplifies the biasing requirements by providing IC power directly from VIN.

Burst Mode® operation maintains high efficiency at light loads by reducing IC quiescent current to 120μA. Light load efficiency is also improved with the reverse inductor current inhibit function which supports discontinuous operation.

Additional features include adjustable fixed operating frequency that can be synchronized to an external clock for noise sensitive applications, gate drivers capable of driving large N-channel MOSFETs, a precision undervoltage lockout, 10μA shutdown current, short-circuit protection and a programmable soft-start.

The LT3845A is available in a 16-lead thermally enhanced TSSOP package.

LT3845 -
LT3845A Improved Performance  In Over Current Conditions


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

Part Number Package Code Temp Package
LT3845AEFE#PBF TSSOP-16 FE E 05-08-1663 (BC) RoHS
LT3845AEFE#TRPBF TSSOP-16 FE E 05-08-1663 (BC) RoHS
LT3845AIFE#PBF TSSOP-16 FE I 05-08-1663 (BC) RoHS
LT3845AIFE#TRPBF TSSOP-16 FE I 05-08-1663 (BC) RoHS
LT3845AMPFE#PBF TSSOP-16 FE MP 05-08-1663 (BC) RoHS
LT3845AMPFE#TRPBF TSSOP-16 FE MP 05-08-1663 (BC) RoHS

LT3845A Package Drawing

Order Info

Package Variations and Pricing

Part Number Package Temp Price
LT3845AEFE#PBF TSSOP-16 E $5.09 $3.56 View
LT3845AEFE#TRPBF TSSOP-16 E $3.62 View
LT3845AIFE#PBF TSSOP-16 I $5.89 $4.12 View
LT3845AIFE#TRPBF TSSOP-16 I $4.18 View
LT3845AMPFE#PBF TSSOP-16 MP $15.22 $10.65 View
LT3845AMPFE#TRPBF TSSOP-16 MP $10.71 View
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Part Number Description Price Documentation
DC1619A LT3845AEFE Demo Board | 16V ≤ VIN ≤ 60V, VOUT = 12V @ 10A $150.00
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