Alternative Parts

  • LT8610AX
    LT8610AX

    42V, 3.5A Synchronous Step-Down Regulator with Operation to 175°C

Overview

Features and Benefits

  • LT8610 Feature Set, Plus:
    • 3.5A Maximum Output Current Fast
    • 30ns Minimum Switch-On Time
    • Improved Burst Mode Efficiency (LT8610AB Only)
    • Improved EMI
  • Wide Input Voltage Range: 3.4V to 42V
  • Ultralow Quiescent Current Burst Mode® Operation:
    • 2.5μA IQ Regulating 12VIN to 3.3VOUT
  • Fixed Output Voltages: 3.3V, 5V
  • Output Ripple < 10mVP-P (LT8610A Only)
  • High Efficiency Synchronous Operation:
    • 95% Efficiency at 1A, 5VOUT from 12VIN
    • 93% Efficiency at 1A, 3.3VOUT from 12VIN
  • Low Dropout Under All Conditions: 200mV at 1A
  • Safely Tolerates Inductor Saturation in Overload
  • Adjustable and Synchronizable Frequency:
    • 200kHz to 2.2MHz
  • Accurate 1V Enable Pin Threshold
  • Output Soft-Start and Tracking
  • Small Thermally Enhanced 16-Lead MSOP Package

Product Details

The LT8610A/LT8610AB series are compact, high efficiency, high speed synchronous monolithic step-down switching regulators that consume only 2.5μA of quiescent current. Compared to the LT8610, they have higher maximum output currents of 3.5A and a faster minimum switch-on time of 30ns. The LT8610A has the same low ripple burst mode performance of the LT8610, while the LT8610AB has even higher light load efficiency.

The other features of the LT8610 remain unchanged in the LT8610A/LT8610AB series. A SYNC pin allows synchronization to an external clock. The EN/UV pin has an accurate 1V threshold for VIN undervoltage lockout or shut down. A capacitor on the TR/SS pin programs the output voltage ramp rate during startup. The PG flag signals when VOUT is within ±9% of the programmed output voltage as well as fault conditions.

FEEDBACK VOLTAGE MIN VIN OUTPUT CURRENT NOTES
LT8610AC-1 0.80V 3.0V 3.5A Fsw = 1.5MHz to 2.2MHz, Optimized Transient Response
LT8610AC 0.80V 3.0V 3.5A Fsw = 200kHz to 2.2MHz
LT8610AB 0.97V 3.4V 3.5A Improved Burst Mode Efficiency
LT8610AX 0.97V 3.4V 3.5A 175°C Max Junction Temp
LT8610A 0.97V 3.4V 3.5A Higher Iout, 30ns Min On Time
LT8610 0.97V 3.4V 2.5A -

Applications

  • Automotive and Industrial Supplies
  • GSM Power Supplies

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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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Tools & Simulations

LTspice

LTspice® is a powerful, fast and free simulation software, schematic capture and waveform viewer with enhancements and models for improving the simulation of analog circuits.

To launch ready-to-run LTspice demonstration circuits for this part:

Step 1: Download and install LTspice on your computer.

Step 2: Click on the link in the section below to download a demonstration circuit.

Step 3: If LTspice does not automatically open after clicking the link below, you can instead run the simulation by right clicking on the link and selecting “Save Target As.” After saving the file to your computer, start LTspice and open the demonstration circuit by selecting ‘Open’ from the ‘File’ menu.

LTspice

Models for the following parts are available in LTspice:

LT8610
LT8610A
LT8610AB
LT8610AC

LTpowerCAD

LTpowerCAD® is a power supply design program which selects power stage components, provides detailed power efficiency, shows quick loop Bode plot stability and load transient analysis, and can export to LTspice for simulation.

To open the project file for this circuit:

Step 1: Download and install LTpowerCAD on your computer.

Step 2: Click on the link(s) in the section below to download part-specific project files.

Step 3: If the project file doesn't run, right-click the link and select "Save Target As." Then start the LTpowerCAD tool and open the project file by selecing "Open Project" from the "File" menu.

LTPowerCAD

Design tools for the following parts are available in LTpowerCAD:

LT8610
LT8610A
LT8610AB

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