LTC3869 - Dual, 2-Phase Synchronous Step-Down DC/DC Controllers
- Dual, 180° Phased Controllers Reduce Required Input Capacitance and Power Supply Induced Noise
- Accurate Multiphase Current Matching
- RSENSE or DCR Current Sensing
- ±0.75% 0.6V Output Voltage Accuracy
- Phase-Lockable Fixed Frequency 250kHz to 780kHz
- High Efficiency: Up to 95%
- Dual N-channel MOSFET Synchronous Drive
- Wide VIN Range: 4V to 38V (40V Max) Operation
- Wide VOUT Range: 0.6V to 12.5V Operation
- Adjustable Soft-Start Current Ramping or Tracking
- Foldback Output Current Limiting
- Output Overvoltage Protection
- Power Good Output Voltage Monitor
- 5V Low Dropout Regulator
- Small 28-Lead QFN and Narrow SSOP Packages
AEC-Q100 data available for specific packages
The LTC®3869 is a high performance dual synchronous step-down switching regulator controller that drives all N-channel synchronous power MOSFET stages. A constant frequency current mode architecture allows a phaselockable frequency of up to 780kHz. Power loss and noise due to the ESR of the input capacitors are minimized by operating the two controller output stages out-of-phase.
OPTI-LOOP® compensation allows the transient response to be optimized over a wide range of output capacitance and ESR values. A wide 4V to 38V input supply range encompasses most battery chemistries. Independent TK/ SS pins for each controller ramp the output voltage during start-up. Current foldback limits MOSFET heat dissipation during short-circuit conditions. The MODE/PLLIN pin selects among Burst Mode® operation, pulse-skipping mode, or continuous inductor current mode and allows the IC to be synchronized to an external clock.
The LTC3869 is available in low profile 4mm × 4mm and 4mm × 5mm QFN packages. The LTC3869-2 is available in an SSOP-28 package. The LTC3869 is pin-compatible with the LTC3850.
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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|DC1798A-A||LTC3869IGN-2 Demo Board | VIN = 4.5V to 26V, VOUT1= 3.3V @ 5A, VOUT2 = 2.5V @ 5A, with RSENSE||$150.00|
|DC1798A-B||LTC3869IGN-2 Demo Board | VIN = 4.5V to 26V, VOUT1= 3.3V @ 5A, VOUT2 = 2.5V @ 5A, with DCR Sense||$150.00|
|DC1807A-A||LTC3869EUFD Demo Board | VIN = 4.5V to 14V, VOUT1 = 1.5V @15A, VOUT2 = 1.2V @ 15A, with RSENSE||$150.00|
|DC1807A-B||LTC3869EUFD Demo Board | VIN = 4.5V to 14V, VOUT1 = 1.5V @15A, VOUT2 = 1.2V @ 15A, with DCR Sense||$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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- Server Systems
- Telecom Systems
- Industrial and Medical Instruments
- High Power Battery-Operated Devices
- DC Power Distribution Systems
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