LTC3350 - High Current Supercapacitor Backup Controller and System Monitor
- High Efficiency Synchronous Step-Down CC/CV Charging of One to Four Series Supercapacitors
- Step-Up Mode in Backup Provides Greater Utilization of Stored Energy in Supercapacitors
- 14-Bit ADC for Monitoring System Voltages/Currents, Capacitance and ESR
- Active Overvoltage Protection Shunts
- Internal Active Balancers—No Balance Resistors
- VIN: 4.5V to 35V, VCAP(n): Up to 5V per Capacitor, Charge/Backup Current: 10+A
- Programmable Input Current Limit Prioritizes System Load Over Capacitor Charge Current
- Dual Ideal Diode PowerPath™ Controller
- All N-FET Charger Controller and PowerPath Controller
- Compact 38-Lead 5mm × 7mm QFN Package
The LTC®3350 is a backup power controller that can charge and monitor a series stack of one to four supercapacitors. The LTC3350’s synchronous step-down controller drives N‑channel MOSFETs for constant current/constant voltage charging with programmable input current limit. In addition, the step-down converter can run in reverse as a step-up converter to deliver power from the supercapacitor stack to the backup supply rail. Internal balancers eliminate the need for external balance resistors and each capacitor has a shunt regulator for overvoltage protection.
The LTC3350 monitors system voltages, currents, stack capacitance and stack ESR which can all be read over the I2C/SMBus. The dual ideal diode controller uses N-channel MOSFETs for low loss power paths from the input and supercapacitors to the backup system supply. The LTC3350 is available in a low profile 38-lead 5mm × 7mm × 0.75mm QFN surface mount package.
PackagingFor complete and up to date package information and drawings, please refer to our packaging page
- Part numbers ending in PBF are lead free. Please contact LTC marketing for information on lead based finish parts.
- 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
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