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A 34W LED Driver With Robust Output Short-Circuit Protection

Figure 1 shows the LT3796 configured as a boost converter to drive a 34W LED string from a wide input range. The LED current is derated at low input voltages to prevent external power components from overheating. The front-end current sense amplifier monitors the input current by converting the input current to a voltage signal at the CSOUT pin. The resistor network at the FB1 pin provides OPENLED protection, which limits the output voltage and prevents the ISP pin, ISN pin and several external components from exceeding their maximum rating.


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