LTM2987 - 16-Channel μModule PMBus Power System Manager

Features

  • Order Custom Programmed Parts
  • Sequence, Trim, Margin and Supervise 16 Power Supplies
  • Manage Faults, Monitor Telemetry and Create Fault Logs
  • PMBus™ Compliant Command Set
  • Supported by LTpowerPlay™ GUI
  • Margin or Trim Supplies to 0.25% Accuracy
  • Fast OV/UV Supervisors Per Channel
  • Coordinate Sequencing and Fault Management Across Multiple LTC PSM Devices
  • Automatic Fault Logging to Internal EEPROM
  • Operate Autonomously without Additional Software
  • Internal Temperature and Input Voltage Supervisors
  • Accurate Monitoring of 16 Output Voltages, Two Input Voltages and Internal Die Temperature
  • I2C/SMBus Serial Interface
  • Can Be Powered from 3.3V, or 4.5V to 15V
  • Programmable Watchdog Timer
  • Available in 144-Lead 15mm × 15mm BGA Package
  • LTpowerPlay Configuration and Development Tool

Typical Application

LTM2987 Typical Application
LTM2987 Typical Application

Description

The LTM®2987 is a 16-channel μModule® (micromodule) Power System Manager used to sequence, trim (servo), margin, supervise, manage faults, provide telemetry and create fault logs. PMBus commands support power supply sequencing, precision point-of-load voltage adjustment and margining. DACs use a proprietary soft-connect algorithm to minimize supply disturbances. Supervisory functions include overvoltage and undervoltage threshold limits for sixteen power supply output channels and two power supply input channels, as well as over and under temperature limits. Programmable fault responses can disable the power supplies with optional retry after a fault is detected. Faults that disable a power supply can automatically trigger black box EEPROM storage of fault status and associated telemetry. An internal 16-bit ADC monitors sixteen output voltages, two input voltages, and die temperature. In addition, odd numbered channels can be configured to measure the voltage across a current sense resistor. A programmable watchdog timer monitors microprocessor activity for a stalled condition and resets the microprocessor if necessary. A single wire bus synchronizes power supplies across multiple LTC Power System Management (PSM) devices. Configuration EEPROM supports autonomous operation without additional software.

Packaging

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
Drawing
RoHS
LTM2987CY#PBF 15mm x 15mm x 3.42mm BGA BGA C 05-08-1946 Yes
LTM2987IY#PBF 15mm x 15mm x 3.42mm BGA BGA I 05-08-1946 Yes


LTM2987 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
(1-99)
Price
(1k)*
RoHS
LTM2987CY#PBF 15mm x 15mm x 3.42mm BGA C $34.21 $23.95 Yes
LTM2987IY#PBF 15mm x 15mm x 3.42mm BGA I $39.21 $27.45 Yes
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* The USA list pricing shown is for BUDGETARY USE ONLY, shown in United States dollars (FOB USA per unit for the stated volume), and is subject to change. International prices may differ due to local duties, taxes, fees and exchange rates. For volume-specific price or delivery quotes, please contact your local Linear Technology sales office or authorized distributor.

Demo Boards

Linear 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.

Part Number Description Price Documentation
DC2023A LTM2987CY Demo Board | 16 Power Supply Manager [Requires DC1613] $95.00
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Applications

  • Computers and Network Servers
  • Industrial Test and Measurement
  • High Reliability Systems
  • Medical Imaging
  • Video

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Design Tools

Linduino

Linduino is an Arduino compatible platform for developing and distributing firmware libraries and code for SPI and I²C-compatible integrated circuits. The Linduino One board interfaces to more than 300 QuikEval demonstration cards, supporting a variety of product types including analog-to-digital converters (ADCs)digital-to-analog converters (DACs)power monitors, and more. Firmware libraries for individual devices are written in C and designed to be portable to a wide variety of processors and microcontrollers. Each library has a demonstration program that can be uploaded to the Linduino One platform to allow the circuit and software to be quickly and easily verified.

Click here for more information on Linduino

LTpowerPlay

LTpowerPlay is a powerful development environment supporting Linear Technology's Digital Power System Management (PSM) products, providing unprecedented diagnostic and debug features.

Click here to download LTpowerPlay

Code

Linduino is Linear Technology's Arduino compatible system for developing and distributing firmware libraries and example code for Linear Technology’s integrated circuits. The code below can be downloaded or copied and pasted into your project. Please visit the Linduino Home Page for demo board, manual and setup information.

This part is Code Supported: There is example code available for this part. The code below may rely on other drivers available in the full library.

Download LTM2987 - DC2023A.ino

/*!
Linear Technology DC1590B Demonstration Board
LTM2987: 16-Channel μModule PMBus Power System Manager

@verbatim

NOTES
  Setup:
   Set the terminal baud rate to 115200 and select the newline terminator.

@endverbatim

http://www.linear.com/product/LTM2987

http://www.linear.com/demo/DC1590B

REVISION HISTORY
$Revision: 4080 $
$Date: 2015-09-24 16:36:34 -0600 (Thu, 24 Sep 2015) $

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*/

/*! @file
    @ingroup LTM2987
*/

#include <Arduino.h>
#include <stdint.h>
#include "Linduino.h"
#include "UserInterface.h"
#include "LT_I2CBus.h"
#include "LT_SMBusNoPec.h"
#include "LT_SMBusPec.h"
#include "LT_PMBus.h"

#define LTM2987_I2C_ADDRESS_1 0x30
#define LTM2987_I2C_ADDRESS_2 0x32

// Global variables
static uint8_t ltm2987_i2c_address_1;
static uint8_t ltm2987_i2c_address_2;
static LT_SMBus *smbus = new LT_SMBusPec();
static LT_PMBus *pmbus = new LT_PMBus(smbus);

//! Initialize Linduino
//! @return void
void setup()
{
  Serial.begin(115200);         //! Initialize the serial port to the PC
  print_title();
  ltm2987_i2c_address_1 = LTM2987_I2C_ADDRESS_1;
  ltm2987_i2c_address_2 = LTM2987_I2C_ADDRESS_2;
  print_prompt();
}

//! Repeats Linduino loop
//! @return void
void loop()
{
  uint8_t user_command;
  uint8_t res;
  uint8_t model[7];
  uint8_t *addresses = NULL;

  if (Serial.available())                          //! Checks for user input
  {
    user_command = read_int();                     //! Reads the user command
    if (user_command != 'm')
      Serial.println(user_command);

    switch (user_command)                          //! Prints the appropriate submenu
    {
      case 1:
        menu_1_basic_commands();                 // Print single-ended voltage menu
        break;
      case 2:
        pmbus->enablePec(ltm2987_i2c_address_1);
        pmbus->enablePec(ltm2987_i2c_address_2);
        delete smbus;
        delete pmbus;
        smbus = new LT_SMBusPec();
        pmbus = new LT_PMBus(smbus);
        break;
      case 3:
        pmbus->disablePec(ltm2987_i2c_address_1);
        pmbus->disablePec(ltm2987_i2c_address_2);
        delete smbus;
        delete pmbus;
        smbus = new LT_SMBusNoPec();
        pmbus = new LT_PMBus(smbus);
        break;
      case 4:
        addresses = smbus->probe(0);
        while (*addresses != 0)
        {
          Serial.print(F("ADDR 0x"));
          Serial.println(*addresses++, HEX);
        }
        break;
      case 5 :
        pmbus->clearAllFaults(ltm2987_i2c_address_1);
        pmbus->clearAllFaults(ltm2987_i2c_address_2);
        break;
      default:
        Serial.println(F("Incorrect Option"));
        break;
    }
    print_prompt();
  }

}

// Function Definitions

//! Prints the title block when program first starts.
//! @return void
void print_title()
{
  Serial.print(F("\n*****************************************************************\n"));
  Serial.print(F("* DC2023A Demonstration Program                                 *\n"));
  Serial.print(F("*                                                               *\n"));
  Serial.print(F("* This program demonstrates how to send and receive data from   *\n"));
  Serial.print(F("* the DC2023A demo board.                                       *\n"));
  Serial.print(F("*                                                               *\n"));
  Serial.print(F("* Set the baud rate to 115200 and select the newline terminator.*\n"));
  Serial.print(F("*                                                               *\n"));
  Serial.print(F("*****************************************************************\n"));
}

//! Prints main menu.
//! @return void
void print_prompt()
{
  Serial.print(F("\n  1-Basic Commands\n"));
  Serial.print(F("  2-PEC On\n"));
  Serial.print(F("  3-PEC Off\n"));
  Serial.print(F("  4-Bus Probe\n"));
  Serial.print(F("  5-Clear Faults\n"));
  Serial.print(F("\nEnter a command:"));
}

//! Prints a warning if the demo board is not detected.
//! @return void
void print_warning_prompt()
{
  Serial.println(F("\nWarning: Demo board not detected. Linduino will attempt to proceed."));
}

//! Print all voltages.
//! @return void
void print_all_voltages()
{
  float   voltage;
  uint8_t page;

  for (page = 0; page < 8; page++)
  {
    pmbus->setPage(ltm2987_i2c_address_1, page);
    voltage = pmbus->readVout(ltm2987_i2c_address_1, false);
    Serial.print(F("LTM2987 #1 VOUT "));
    Serial.println(voltage, DEC);
  }
  for (page = 0; page < 8; page++)
  {
    pmbus->setPage(ltm2987_i2c_address_2, page);
    voltage = pmbus->readVout(ltm2987_i2c_address_2, false);
    Serial.print(F("LTM2987 #2 VOUT "));
    Serial.println(voltage, DEC);
  }
}

//! Print all status bytes and words.
//! @return void
void print_all_status()
{
  uint8_t b;
  uint16_t w;
  uint8_t page;

  for (page = 0; page < 8; page++)
  {
    Serial.print(F("PAGE "));
    Serial.println(page, DEC);
    pmbus->setPage(ltm2987_i2c_address_1, page);
    b = pmbus->readStatusByte(ltm2987_i2c_address_1);
    Serial.print(F("LTM2987 #1 STATUS BYTE 0x"));
    Serial.println(b, HEX);
    w = pmbus->readStatusWord(ltm2987_i2c_address_1);
    Serial.print(F("LTM2987 #1 STATUS WORD 0x"));
    Serial.println(w, HEX);
  }

  for (page = 0; page < 8; page++)
  {
    Serial.print(F("PAGE "));
    Serial.println(page, DEC);
    pmbus->setPage(ltm2987_i2c_address_2, page);
    b = pmbus->readStatusByte(ltm2987_i2c_address_2);
    Serial.print(F("LTM2982 #2 STATUS BYTE 0x"));
    Serial.println(b, HEX);
    w = pmbus->readStatusWord(ltm2987_i2c_address_2);
    Serial.print(F("LTM2987 #2 STATUS WORD 0x"));
    Serial.println(w, HEX);
  }
}

//! Sequence off then on
//! @return void
void sequence_off_on()
{
  pmbus->sequenceOffGlobal();
  delay (2000);
  pmbus->sequenceOnGlobal();
}

//! Margin high
//! @return void
void margin_high()
{
  pmbus->marginHighGlobal();
}

//! Margin low
//! @return void
void margin_low()
{
  pmbus->marginLowGlobal();
}

//! Go to nominal
//! @return void
void margin_off()
{
  pmbus->sequenceOnGlobal();
}

//! Display menu 1
//! @return void
void menu_1_basic_commands()
{
  uint8_t user_command;

  do
  {
    //! Displays the Read/Write menu
    Serial.print(F("\nRead/Write\n\n"));
    Serial.print(F("  1-Read All Voltages\n"));
    Serial.print(F("  2-Read All Status\n"));
    Serial.print(F("  3-Sequence Off/On\n"));
    Serial.print(F("  4-Margin High\n"));
    Serial.print(F("  5-Margin Low\n"));
    Serial.print(F("  6-Margin Off\n"));
    Serial.print(F("  m-Main Menu\n"));
    Serial.print(F("\nEnter a command: "));

    user_command = read_int();                              //! Reads the user command
    if (user_command == 'm')                                // Print m if it is entered
    {
      Serial.print(F("m\n"));
    }
    else
      Serial.println(user_command);                         // Print user command

    switch (user_command)
    {
      case 1:
        print_all_voltages();
        break;
      case 2:
        print_all_status();
        break;
      case 3:
        sequence_off_on();
        break;
      case 4:
        margin_high();
        break;
      case 5:
        margin_low();
        break;
      case 6:
        margin_off();
        break;
      default:
        if (user_command != 'm')
          Serial.println(F("Invalid Selection"));
        break;
    }
  }
  while (user_command != 'm');
}


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