High Efficiency, Eight-String, White LED Driver for LCD Backlight Applications
The ADD5201 drives up to eight parallel strings of multiple series connected LEDs with a ±1.5% current regulation accuracy. The device provides an adjustable LED driving current up to 30 mA for each channel by an external resistor. The ADD5201 provides various brightness control methods. The LED dimming control can be achieved through SMBus and/or pulse-width modulation (PWM) input. Each dimming mode is selectable with two external dimming mode selection pins. The device pro-vides a pin adjustable output dimming frequency range from 200 Hz to 10 kHz.
The ADD5201 operates over an input voltage range of 6 V to 21 V, but the device can function with a voltage as low as 5.4 V. The ADD5201 has multiple safety protection features to prevent damage during fault conditions. If any LED is open or short, the device automatically disables the faulty current regulator. The internal soft start prevents inrush current during startup. A thermal shutdown protection prevents thermal damage.
The ADD5201 is available in a low profile, thermally enhanced, 4 mm × 4 mm × 0.75 mm, 28-lead, RoHS compliant lead frame chip scale package (LFCSP) and is specified over the industrial temperature range of −25°C to +85°C.
- Notebook PCs, UMPCs, and monitor displays
At least one model within this product family is in production and available for purchase. The product is appropriate for new designs but newer alternatives may exist.
ADD5203CP-EVALZ is the ADD5201/3 driver board and the 8 channel LED board.
ADD5203EB-EVALZ is just the ADD5201/3 driver board.
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