Overview

Features and Benefits

  • Fully Compliant IEEE 802.3bt Type 3 and 4 PSE
  • Up to 24 PSE Ports with Two Power Channels per Port
  • +80V/–20V Tolerant Port-Facing Pins
  • ECC-Protected eFlash and Data RAMs
  • Low Power Path Dissipation per Channel
    • 100mΩ Sense Resistance
    • 30mΩ or Lower MOSFET RDS(ON)
  • Chipset Provides Electrical Isolation
    • Eliminates Optos and Isolated 3.3V Supply
  • Very High Reliability Multipoint PD Detection
    • Connection Check Distinguishes Single-Signature and Dual-Signature PDs
  • Continuous Per-Port Voltage and Current Monitoring
  • 1MHz I2C Compatible Serial Control Interface
  • Pin or I2C Programmable PD Power
  • Available in a 24-Lead 4mm × 4mm (LTC9101‑2) and 64-Lead 7mm × 11mm (LTC9102) QFN Packages

Product Details

The LTC9101-2 chipset is a 12/24-port power sourcing equipment (PSE) controller designed for use in IEEE 802.3bt Type 3 and 4 compliant Power over Ethernet (PoE) systems. The LTC9101-2/LTC9102 is designed to power compliant 802.3af, 802.3at, and 802.3bt PDs. The LTC9101-2/LTC9102 chipset delivers lowest-in-industry heat dissipation by utilizing low RDS(ON) external MOSFETs and 0.1Ω sense resistance per power channel. A transformer-isolated communication protocol replaces expensive opto-couplers and complex isolated 3.3V supply, resulting in significant BOM cost savings.

Advanced power management features include per-port 14‑bit current/voltage monitoring, programmable power limits, and versatile fast shut down of preselected ports. An advanced power management host software layer is available. PD detection uses a proprietary multipoint detection mechanism ensuring excellent immunity from false PD identification. Autoclass and 5-event physical classification are supported. The LTC9101-2/LTC9102 includes an I2C serial interface operable up to 1MHz. The LTC9101-2/LTC9102 is pin or I2C programmable to negotiate PD delivered power up to 71.3W.

APPLICATIONS

  • PoE PSE Switches/Routers and Midspans

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