LTC1624 - High Efficiency SO-8 N-Channel Switching Regulator Controller
- N-Channel MOSFET Drive
- Implements Boost, Step-Down, SEPIC and Inverting Regulators
- Wide VIN Range: 3.5V to 36V Operation
- Wide VOUT Range: 1.19V to 30V in Step-Down Configuration
- ±1% 1.19V Reference
- Low Dropout Operation: 95% Duty Cycle
- 200kHz Fixed Frequency
- Low Standby Current
- Very High Efficiency
- Remote Output Voltage Sense
- Logic-Controlled Micropower Shutdown
- Internal Diode for Bootstrapped Gate Drive
- Current Mode Operation for Excellent Line and Load Transient Response
- Available in an 8-Lead SO Package
AEC-Q100 data available for specific packages
DescriptionThe LTC1624 is a current mode switching regulator controller that drives an external N-channel power MOSFET using a fixed frequency architecture. It can be operated in all standard switching configurations including boost, step-down, inverting and SEPIC. Burst Mode operation provides high efficiency at low load currents. A maximum high duty cycle limit of 95% provides low dropout operation which extends operating time in battery-operated systems.
The operating frequency is internally set to 200kHz, allowing small inductor values and minimizing PC board space. The operating current level is user-programmable via an external current sense resistor. Wide input supply range allows operation from 3.5V to 36V (absolute maximum).
A multifunction pin (ITH/RUN) allows external compensation for optimum load step response plus shutdown. Soft start can also be implemented with the ITH/RUN pin to properly sequence supplies.
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
- Please refer to our general ordering information or the product datasheet for more details
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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- Notebook and Palmtop Computers, PDAs
- Cellular Telephones and Wireless Modems
- Battery-Operated Digital Devices
- DC Power Distribution Systems
- Battery Chargers
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