LTC3829 - 3-Phase, Single Output Synchronous Step-Down DC/DC Controller with Diffamp
- Optional Nonlinear Control for Fast Response
- ±0.75%, 0.6V Reference Accuracy
- PWM, Stage Shedding™ or Burst Mode® Operation
- High Efficiency: Up to 95%
- RSENSE or DCR Current Sensing
- Programmable DCR Temperature Compensation
- Phase-Lockable Fixed Frequency: 250kHz to 770kHz
- True Remote Sense Differential Amplifier
- Programmable Active Voltage Positioning (AVP)
- Triple N-Channel MOSFET Synchronous Drive
- Wide VIN Range: 4.5V to 38V Operation
- VOUT Range: 0.6V to 5V without Diffamp
- VOUT Range: 0.6V to 3.3V with Diffamp
- Clock Input and Output for 6-Phase Operation
- Adjustable Soft-Start or VOUT Tracking
- 38-Pin (5mm × 7mm) QFN and FE Packages
AEC-Q100 data available for specific packages
DescriptionThe LTC3829 is a high performance 3-phase single output synchronous step-down DC/DC switching controller that drives all N‑channel synchronous power MOSFET stages. A constant frequency current mode architecture allows a phase-lockable frequency of up to 770kHz. Power loss and noise due to ESR of the input capacitors are minimized by operating the three controller output stages out of phase.
The LTC3829 can be configured for 6-phase operation, has DCR temperature compensation, and output foldback current limiting. This device features a precision 0.6V reference and a power good indicator.
Light load efficiency is optimized by using a choice of output Stage Shedding or Burst Mode operation. A differential amplifier provides true remote sensing of the output voltage at the point of load.
The LTC3829 is available in both low profile 38-pin 5mm x 7mm QFN and Exposed Pad FE packages.
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 Pricing
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|DC1530A||LTC3829EUHF Demo Board | 3-Phase Buck, 7V ≤ VIN ≤ 14V, Vout = 1.5V @ 60A||$150.00|
|DC1675A||LTC3829EUH Demo Board | LTC3829(x2) 3-Phase Buck, 7V ≤ VIN ≤ 14V, VOUT= 1.5V @ 120A||$150.00|
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
- Telecom Systems
- Portable Instruments
- DC Power Distribution Systems
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