LT4180 - Virtual Remote Sense Controller
- Tight Load Regulation with Highly Resistive Cables without Requiring Remote Sense Wiring
- Compatible with Isolated and Nonisolated Power Supplies
- ±1% Internal Voltage Reference
- 5mA Sink Current Capability
- Soft-Correct Reduces Turn-On Transients
- Undervoltage and Overvoltage Protection
- Pin-Programmable Dither Frequency
- Optional Spread Spectrum Dither
- Wide VIN Range: 3.1V to 50V
- 24-Pin SSOP Package
AEC-Q100 data available for specific packages
The LT4180 solves the problem of providing tight load regulation over long, highly resistive cables without requiring an additional pair of remote sense wires. This Virtual Remote Sense device continuously interrogates the line impedance and corrects the power supply output voltage via its feedback loop to maintain a steady voltage at the load regardless of current changes.
The LT4180 is a full-featured controller with 5mA optoisolator sink capability, under/overvoltage lockout, soft-start and a ±1% internal voltage reference. The Virtual Remote Sense feature set includes user-programmable dither frequency and optional spread spectrum dither.
The LT4180 works with any topology and type of isolated or nonisolated power supply, including DC/DC converters and adjustable linear regulators.
The LT4180 is available in a 24-pin, SSOP package.
CAD Symbols and Footprints: The downloadable Zip file below contains the schematic symbol and PCB footprints.
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- 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
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Package Variations and Pricing
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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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- AC and DC Adaptors
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