Features and Benefits
- Ultralow Quiescent Current: 1.8μA
- Synchronous Rectification: Efficiency Up to 95%
- Wide VIN Range: 2.5V to 15V
- Wide VOUT Range: 0.6V to 13.8V
- 300mA Output Current
- User-Selectable Automatic Burst Mode® or Forced Continuous Operation
- Accurate and Programmable RUN Pin Threshold
- 1.2MHz Fixed Frequency PWM
- Internal Compensation
- Power Good Status Output for VOUT
- Available in Thermally Enhanced 3mm × 3mm × 0.75mm, 10-Pin DFN and 10-Pin MSOP Packages
The LTC3103 is a high efficiency, monolithic synchronous step-down converter using a current mode architecture capable of supplying 300mA of output current.
The LTC3103 offers two operational modes: automatic Burst Mode operation and forced continuous mode allowing the user the ability to optimize output voltage ripple, noise and light load efficiency. With Burst Mode operation enabled, the typical DC input supply current at no load drops to 1.8μA maximizing the efficiency for light loads. Selection of forced continuous mode provides very low noise constant frequency, 1.2MHz operation.
Additionally, the LTC3103 includes an accurate RUN comparator, thermal overload protection, a power good output and an integrated soft-start feature to guarantee that the power system start-up is well controlled.
- Remote Sensor Networks
- Distributed Power Systems
- Multicell Battery or SuperCap Regulator
- Energy Harvesters
- Portable Instruments
- Low Power Wireless Systems
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Evaluation Kits (1)
Demonstration Circuit 1883A features the LTC3103, a high efficiency, monolithic synchronous step-down converter using a current mode architecture capable of supplying 300mA of output current. The IC operates with a fixed frequency oscillator at 1.2MHz. The LTC3103 has two user selectable (JP2) operating modes: Burst Mode® operation and forced continuous operation (fixed frequency PWM). The IC has internal compensation and an accurate programmable RUN pin.
The LTC3103 operates with a 2.5V to 15V input voltage range. The demo board has been designed with a main output set to 1.8V.
Documentation & Resources
R526 Reliability Data3/26/2018365 K
DC1883A - Demo Manual1/25/2012277K
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