Overview

Features and Benefits

  • 1.5A Switch in a Small MSOP-8 Package
  • Constant 1.25MHz Switching Frequency
  • Wide Operating Voltage Range: 3V to 25V
  • High Efficiency 0.2Ω Switch
  • 1.2V Feedback Reference Voltage
  • 2% Overall Output Voltage Tolerance
  • Uses Low Profile Surface Mount External Components
  • Low Shutdown Current: 6µA
  • Synchronizable from 1.5MHz to 2MHz
  • Current-Mode Loop Control
  • Constant Maximum Switch Current Rating at All Duty Cycles
  • Thermally Enhanced Exposed Pad 8-Lead Plastic MSOP Package

Product Details

The LT1961 is a 1.25MHz monolithic boost switching regulator. A high efficiency 1.5A, 0.2Ω switch is included on the die together with all the control circuitry required to complete a high frequency, current-mode switching regulator. Current-mode control provides fast transient response and excellent loop stability.

New design techniques achieve high efficiency at high switching frequencies over a wide operating voltage range. A low dropout internal regulator maintains consistent performance over a wide range of inputs from 24V systems to Li-Ion batteries. An operating supply current of 1mA maintains high efficiency, especially at lower output currents. Shutdown reduces quiescent current to 6µA. Maximum switch current remains constant at all duty cycles. Synchronization allows an external logic level signal to increase the internal oscillator from 1.5MHz to 2MHz.

The LT1961 is available in an exposed pad, 8-pin MSOP package. Full cycle-by-cycle switch current limit protection and thermal shutdown are provided. High frequency operation allows the reduction of input and output filtering components and permits the use of chip inductors.

Applications

  • DSL Modems
  • Portable Computers
  • Battery-Powered Systems
  • Distributed Power

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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.

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