Features and Benefits
- Fixed 5V Output
- 2A On-Board Switch
- 100kHz Switching Frequency
- 2% Output Voltage Tolerance Over Temperature
- Greatly Improved Dynamic Behavior
- Available in Low Cost 5- and 7-Lead Packages
- Only 9.5mA Quiescent Current
- Operates Up to 60V Input
The LT1076-5 is a 2A fixed 5V output monolithic bipolar switching regulator which requires only a few external parts for normal operation. The power switch, all oscillator and control circuitry, all current limit components, and an output monitor are included on the chip. The topology is a classic positive “buck” configuration but several design innovations allow this device to be used as a positive-to-negative converter, a negative boost converter, and as a flyback converter. The switch output is specified to swing 40V below ground, allowing the LT1076-5 to drive a tapped inductor in the buck mode with output currents up to 4A.
The LT1076-5 uses a true analog multiplier in the feedback loop. This makes the device respond nearly instantaneously to input voltage fluctuations and makes loop gain independent of input voltage. As a result, dynamic behavior of the regulator is significantly improved over previous designs.
On-chip pulse by pulse current limiting makes the LT1076-5 nearly bust-proof for output overloads or shorts. The input voltage range as a buck converter is 8V to 60V, but a self-boot feature allows input voltages as low as 5V in the inverting and boost configurations.
The LT1076-5 is available in a low cost 5- and 7-lead TO-220 packages with frequency pre-set at 100kHz and current limit at 2.6A. See Application Note 44 for design details.
- 5V Output Buck Converter
- Tapped Inductor Buck Converter with 4A Output at 5V
- Positive-to-Negative Converter
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