LTC3646/LTC3646-1 - 40V, 1A Synchronous Step-Down Converter
- Wide Input Voltage Range: 4.0V to 40V
- 1A Guaranteed Output Current
- High Efficiency: Up to 95%
- Wide Output Voltage Range
LTC3646: 2.0V to 30V
LTC3646-1: 0.6V to 15V
- ±1% Accurate Reference Voltage
- Internal or External Compensation
- Switching Frequency Adjustable and Synchronizable: 200kHz to 3MHz
- Selectable High Efficiency Burst Mode® Operation or Forced Continuous Mode
- 14 Lead 3mm × 4mm DFN or Thermally Enhanced
- 16-Lead MSOP Packages
AEC-Q100 data available for specific packages
The LTC®3646 is a high efficiency, step-down DC/DC converter with internal high side and synchronous power FETs. It draws only 140μA typical DC supply current in Burst Mode operation at no load while maintaining output voltage regulation.
The LTC3646 can supply up to a 1A load, and its combination of Burst Mode operation, integrated power switches and low quiescent current provides high efficiency over a broad range of load currents. Alternatively, it can be used in forced continuous mode for ripple sensitive applications.
The LTC3646 has a wide 4.0V to 40V input range and its patented controlled on-time architecture and 0.6V reference voltage allow for large step-down ratios without the risk of output overvoltage. The frequency may be set between 200kHz and 3.0MHz with a program resistor or synchronized to an external clock.
The internal soft-start, short-circuit protection and voltage rating make the LTC3646 a robust part ideal for high voltage applications.
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 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 Pricingsales office or authorized distributor.
Demo BoardsLinear Technology offers many demo boards free of charge to qualified customers. Contact your local sales office or distributor to inquire about a demo board. Certain demo boards are also available for sale via credit card on this website. Demo boards are for evaluation purposes only. It remains the customer’s responsibility to verify proper and reliable operation in the actual end application.
|DC1731A-A||LTC3646 Demo Board (DFN) I 4V ≤ VIN ≤ 40V, Vout = 3.3V or 5V @ 1A||$150.00|
|DC1731A-B||LTC3646-1 Demo Board (DFN) | 4V ≤ VIN ≤ 40V, Vout = 3.3V or 5V @ 1A||$150.00|
|DC1820A-A||LTC3646 Demo Board (MSOP) | 4V ≤ VIN ≤ 40V, Vout = 3.3V or 5V @ 1A||$150.00|
|DC1820A-B||LTC3646-1 Demo Board (MSOP) | 4V ≤ VIN ≤ 40V, Vout = 3.3V or 5V @ 1A||Contact Factory|
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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- Point of Load Power Supply
- Intermediate Bus Power
- Automotive Applications
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