LT8610 - 42V, 2.5A Synchronous Step-Down Regulator with 2.5μA Quiescent Current


  • Wide Input Voltage Range: 3.4V to 42V
  • Ultralow Quiescent Current Burst Mode® Operation:
    2.5μA IQ Regulating 12VIN to 3.3VOUT
    Output Ripple < 10mVP-P
  • High Efficiency Synchronous Operation:
    96% Efficiency at 1A, 5VOUT from 12VIN
    94% Efficiency at 1A, 3.3VOUT from 12VIN
  • Fast Minimum Switch-On Time: 50ns
  • Low Dropout Under All Conditions: 200mV at 1A
  • Allows Use Of Small Inductors
  • Low EMI
  • Adjustable and Synchronizable: 200kHz to 2.2MHz
  • Current Mode Operation
  • Accurate 1V Enable Pin Threshold
  • Internal Compensation
  • Output Soft-Start and Tracking
  • Small Thermally Enhanced 16-Lead MSOP Package

Typical Application

LT8610 Typical Application
LT8610 Typical Application


The LT®8610 is a compact, high efficiency, high speed synchronous monolithic step-down switching regulator that consumes only 2.5μA of quiescent current. Top and bottom power switches are included with all necessary circuitry to minimize the need for external components. Low ripple Burst Mode operation enables high efficiency down to very low output currents while keeping the output ripple below 10mVP-P. A SYNC pin allows synchronization to an external clock. Internal compensation with peak current mode topology allows the use of small inductors and results in fast transient response and good loop stability. The EN/UV pin has an accurate 1V threshold and can be used to program VIN undervoltage lockout or to shut down the LT8610 reducing the input supply current to 1μA. A capacitor on the TR/SS pin programs the output voltage ramp rate during start-up. The PG flag signals when VOUT is within ±9% of the programmed output voltage as well as fault conditions. The LT8610 is available in a small 16-lead MSOP package with exposed pad for low thermal resistance.

LT8610AC 0.80V 3.0V 3.5A 30ns Yes
LT8610AB* 0.97V 3.4V 3.5A 30ns Yes
LT8610A* 0.97V 3.4V 3.5A 30ns Yes
LT8610* 0.97V 3.4V 2.5A 50ns -
*See LT8610A/LT8610AB or LT8610 data sheet.


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

Part Number Package Code Temp Package
LT8610EMSE#PBF MS-16E MSE E 05-08-1667 RoHS
LT8610EMSE#TRPBF MS-16E MSE E 05-08-1667 RoHS
LT8610HMSE#PBF MS-16E MSE H 05-08-1667 RoHS
LT8610HMSE#TRPBF MS-16E MSE H 05-08-1667 RoHS
LT8610IMSE MS-16E MSE I 05-08-1667 RoHS
LT8610IMSE#PBF MS-16E MSE I 05-08-1667 RoHS
LT8610IMSE#TRPBF MS-16E MSE I 05-08-1667 RoHS

LT8610 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
LT8610EMSE#PBF MS-16E E $5.07 $3.55 Yes
LT8610EMSE#TRPBF MS-16E E $3.61 Yes
LT8610HMSE#PBF MS-16E H $5.94 $4.16 Yes
LT8610HMSE#TRPBF MS-16E H $4.21 Yes
LT8610IMSE MS-16E I $11.18 $7.82 No
LT8610IMSE#PBF MS-16E I $5.59 $3.91 Yes
LT8610IMSE#TRPBF MS-16E I $3.97 Yes
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Demo Boards

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Part Number Description Price Documentation
DC1749A LT8610 Demo Board I Synchronous Step-Down Converter: 3.4V to 42V Input, 3.3VOUT at 2.5A Contact Factory
DC1749B LT8610 Demo Board I Synchronous Step-Down Converter: 3.4V to 42V Input, 5VOUT at 2.5A $125.00
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