LTC3533 - 2A Wide Input Voltage Synchronous Buck-Boost DC/DC Converter


  • Regulated Output with Input Voltages Above, Below or Equal to the Output
  • 1.8V to 5.5V (Input) and 5.25V (Output) Voltage Range
  • 0.8A Continuous Output Current: VIN > 1.8V
  • 2A Continuous Output Current: VIN > 3V
  • Single Inductor
  • Synchronous Rectification: Up to 96% Efficiency
  • Programmable Burst Mode Operation: IQ = 40µA
  • Output Disconnect in Shutdown
  • Programmable Frequency from 300kHz to 2MHz
  • <1µA Shutdown Current
  • Small Thermally Enhanced 14-Lead (3mm × 4mm × 0.75mm) DFN package

Typical Application

LTC3533 Typical Application
LTC3533 Typical Application


The LTC3533 is a wide VIN range, highly efficient, fixed frequency, buck-boost DC/DC converter that operates from input voltages above, below or equal to the output voltage. The topology incorporated in the IC provides a continuous transfer function through all operating modes, making the product ideal for single cell lithium-ion/polymer or multi-cell alkaline/NiMH applications where the output voltage is within the input voltage range.

The LTC3533 features programmable Burst Mode operation, extended VIN and VOUT ranges down to 1.8V, and increased output current. Switching frequencies up to 2MHz are programmed with an external resistor. The Burst Mode threshold is programmed with a single resistor from the BURST pin to GND.

Other features include 1µA shutdown current, short circuit protection, programmable soft-start, current limit and thermal shutdown. The LTC3533 is housed in the thermally enhanced 14-lead (3mm × 4mm × 0.75mm) DFN package.


CAD Symbols and Footprints: The downloadable Zip file below contains the schematic symbol and PCB footprints.

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

Part Number Package Code Temp Package
LTC3533EDE#PBF 4x3 DFN-14 DE E 05-08-1708 Yes
LTC3533EDE#TRPBF 4x3 DFN-14 DE E 05-08-1708 Yes

LTC3533 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
LTC3533EDE#PBF 4x3 DFN-14 E $5.07 $3.55 Yes
LTC3533EDE#TRPBF 4x3 DFN-14 E $3.61 Yes
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DC999A LTC3533EDE Demo Board | High Efficiency Synchronous Buck-Boost Converter $150.00
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