LTC4270/LTC4271 - 12-Port PoE/PoE+/LTPoE++ PSE Controller
- 12 Independent PSE Channels
- Compliant with IEEE 802.3at Type 1 and 2
- Chipset Provides Electrical Isolation
- Reduced BOM Cost
- Eliminates up to 6 High Speed Opto-Couplers
- Eliminates Isolated 3.3V Power Supply
- Low Power Dissipation
- 0.25Ω Sense Resistance Per Channel
- Very High Reliability 4-Point PD Detection
- 2-Point Forced Voltage
- 2-Point Forced Current
- VEE and VPORT Monitoring
- 1 Second Rolling IPORT Averaging
- Supports 2-Pair and 4-Pair Output Power
- 1MHz I2C Compatible Serial Control Interface
- Available In Three Power Grades
- A-Grade – LTPoE++™ 38.7W to 90W
- B-Grade – PoE+ 25.5W
- C-Grade – PoE 13W
- Available In 52-Lead 7mm × 8mm (LTC4270) and 24‑Lead 4mm × 4mm (LTC4271) QFN Packages
AEC-Q100 data available for specific packages
The LTC®4270/LTC4271 chipset is a 12-port power sourcing equipment (PSE) controller designed for use in IEEE 802.3at Type 1 and Type 2 (high power) compliant Power over Ethernet (PoE) systems. Transformer-isolated communication protocol replaces expensive opto-couplers and complex isolated 3.3V supply resulting in significant BOM cost savings. The LTC4270/LTC4271 chipset delivers lowest-in-industry heat dissipation by utilizing low-RDS(ON) external MOSFETs and 0.25Ω sense resistors.
Advanced power management features include per-port 12‑bit current monitoring ADCs, DAC-programmable current limit, and versatile fast shut-down of preselected ports. Advanced power management host software is available under a no-cost license. PD discovery uses a proprietary dual-mode 4-point detection mechanism ensuring excellent immunity from false PD detection. Midspan PSEs are supported with 2-event classification and a 2 second backoff timer. The LTC4270/LTC4271 includes an I2C serial interface operable up to 1MHz.
The LTC4270/LTC4271 is available in multiple power grades allowing delivered PD power up to 90W.
CAD Symbols and Footprints: The downloadable Zip file below contains the schematic symbol and PCB footprints.
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- 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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|DC1840C||LTC4270B/LTC4271 Demo Board Kit | DC1680 + DC1682, 12-Port 25.5W PSE (req DC590)||$300.00|
|DC590B||Isolated USB Serial Controller for Linear Technology QuikEval-Compatible Demo Boards||$50.00|
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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- PoE PSE Switches/Routers
- PoE PSE Midspans
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